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Monday, November 24, 2014

Upcoming Seminar on Local Government Law

The Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) will be presenting its annual Local Government Law Institute on Friday, December 5th, in Chicago. The conference includes six substantive legal sessions, a "lunch & learn roundtable" program at lunch, as well as a post-program cocktail reception.  This is a "don't miss" program for local government lawyers. 

You can register here.

December 5, 2014
UBS Tower & Conference Center, One N. Wacker, 2nd Floor, Chicago
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

This program provides 6.75 CLE credits, 2.0 of which are professional responsibility (ethics) credits.

Here is a summary of the sessions:

The Fox in the Henhouse: Fraud in Government
(1.0 Professional Responsibility Hours, pending approval)
Discuss best practices for uncovering and preventing fraud in government, using lessons from City of Dixon & SWANCC.
John B. Murphey, Rosenthal, Murphey, Coblentz & Donahue, Chicago

Trouble in the Workplace
Learn more about the different paths to employee discipline, including BFPC/Civil Service and Grievance/Arbitration and how to deal with employee complaints.
Steven B. Adams, Tressler, LLP, Chicago
James V. Ferolo, Klein, Thorpe and Jenkins, Ltd., Chicago
Lance C. Malina, Klein, Thorpe and Jenkins, Ltd., Chicago

The Zoning Game
Using a hypothetical case study and role-playing, explore legal, due process, and ethical issues that come up in a zoning case, from application to final disposition.
Steven M. Elrod, Holland & Knight, LLP, Chicago
Julie A. Tappendorf, Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Krafthefer, P.C., Chicago

Lunch & Learn Roundtables
Discussion Leaders at Each Table

From American Hustle to the Hunger Games: Best Practices for Conducting Public Meetings
A panel of battle-hardened attorneys will share their war stories and tackle the toughest, weirdest questions from the audience and from each other.
Peter M. Friedman, Holland & Knight, LLP, Chicago
Michael F. Zimmermann, Tressler, LLP, Chicago

Early & Often: A Look at Local Government Consolidated Elections
How do you deal with the politics and procedures of ballot challenges? How and to what extent can a municipality legally weigh in on referendum propositions? Get answers to these questions, plus the latest on hearings and ethical issues with local elections.
Hon. Mathias W. Delort, Presiding Judge, First Division of the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, Chicago

A View From the Bench
(1.0 Professional Responsibility Hours, pending approval)
An engaging panel of judges who frequently hear municipal law matters will engage with you in an interactive, moderated session.
Moderator: Katherine S. Janega, Former Village Attorney, Winnetka
Hon. Mathias W. Delort, Presiding Judge, First Division of the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, Chicago
Hon. Thomas M. Donnelly, Associate Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, First Municipal District, Chicago
Hon. Iain D. Johnston, Magistrate Judge, Northern District of Illinois, Rockford

Wrap Up Cocktail Reception


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