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6th Annual Local Government Law Institute

With topics carefully crafted and taught by a committee of knowledgeable, experienced attorneys, the IICLE® 6th Annual Local Government Law Institute continues to be your resource for hands-on, practical help with local government law issues. Learn about pressing issues important to counties, intergovernmental conflict and agreement, zoning and land use litigation and ethical communications. Also, get up-to-date on the latest cases and statutes and learn about the hottest topics affecting the practice area.
  • Credits: 4.25 General, 1 Diversity/Inclusion PR, 0 MH/SA PR, 2 Other PR
  • Product ID: P9017-18U
  • Original Program Date: 12/7/2018
  • Formats:
    • DVD

Description

Friday, December 7, 2018         
One North Wacker Conference Center (UBS Tower) - Chicago and
Live Webcast and Springfield Simulcast 

8:00 – 8:35                Registration

 8:35 – 8:45                Welcome & Announcements – Program Moderators
Steven M. Elrod, Holland & Knight LLP, Chicago
Peter M. Friedman, Holland & Knight LLP, Chicago

8:45 – 9:30               Legislative & Case Law Update
Every day, local governments deal with the impact of the decisions of legislators, regulators and courts. Learn about recent legal developments affecting local government, from new and pending legislation to relevant cases from the U.S. Supreme Court and Illinois courts. Bring your own insights and questions to this interactive session, as we discuss both the practical and policy impacts of these developments, and your role in keeping your clients informed and aware of actions they may need to take.
Katherine S. Janega, Former Attorney for Village of Winnetka, Chicago
Ruth A. Schlossberg, Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle, Crystal Lake

9:30 – 10:30           An Inside View from the Governor’s Lawyer
The General Counsel to the Governor of Illinois is the chief legal advisor to the Governor and members of his staff on wide-ranging matters of ethics and compliance, personnel, litigation, and regulatory and legislative initiatives.  The Office oversees approximately 50 agencies, Boards and Commissions throughout the state of Illinois, with a work force of roughly 45,000. The current and former General Counsel to Governor Rauner will join us for a panel discussion on the important and complicated legal issues that confronted them in this critically important position in our state government.  They will share “war stories” and legal strategies involved in some of the key legal matters over the last four years, including the US Supreme Court’s decision in the Janus case.   
Peter M. Friedman, Holland & Knight LLP, Chicago, Panel Moderator
Jason Barclay, General Counsel to the Governor, January 2015 – October 2016
Lise Spacapan, General Counsel to the Governor, August 2017 - present

10:30 – 10:45             Networking Break

10:45 – 11:30          Friend or Foe? Local Intergovernmental Conflict and Agreement
Understand the relationship of local governmental entities to one another in their mission to serve the public.
James V. Ferolo, Klein, Thorpe and Jenkins, Ltd., Chicago
Lance C. Malina, Klein, Thorpe and Jenkins, Ltd., Chicago
Richard J. Veenstra, City of Aurora, Aurora

11:30 – 12:30          Land Use Litigation and More!
In their unique, audience-participation style, Steve & Julie will team up to provide their best practice tips for defending (and avoiding) land use challenges. Learn about the importance of creating the record at the hearing stage, dealing with FOIA requests both before and after a complaint has been filed, retaining expert witnesses, limitations periods, the standards for administrative and legislative proceedings, procedural tactics, and so much more!    
Steven M. Elrod, Holland & Knight LLP, Chicago
Julie A. Tappendorf, Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Krafthefer, PC, Chicago

12:30 – 12:45             Lunch Service Begins

12:45 - 1:45             Hot Ethics Topics in Local Government Law
(1.0 Professional Responsibility)
Each member of our top-notch faculty will discuss a hot ethical issue in municipal law in a fast-paced, engaging style.
All Faculty will Participate as Members of the Panel

1:45 – 2:30              What Do We Do When Somebody Wants to Make a Federal Case Out of It?
Learn about how to respond to attempts to turn state law land use cases into federal court constitutional challenges, with a discussion of recent cases such as McCarthy v. Village of Barrington, CyrusOne LLC v. City of Aurora and Chicago Gun Club, LLC v. City of Willowbrook).
Steven B. Adams, Robbins Schwartz, Chicago
John B. Murphey, Rosenthal, Murphey, Coblentz & Donahue, Chicago

2:30 – 2:45                Break

2:45 – 3:45             Getting Behind and In Front of Implicit Bias in the Workplace (1.0 Diversity & Inclusion Professional Responsibility)
Learn about ways implicit bias can affect our communications and actions in the workplace, and explore ways to ‘interrupt’ bias and improve the workplace environment.
Sonni Choi Williams, City of Lockport, Lockport, Panel Moderator
Jennifer L. Rosato Perea, DePaul University College of Law, Chicago
Juan PereaLoyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago

3:45 – 4:45              Ethical Communications (1.0 Professional Responsibility)
The way we communicate about legal issues impacts lawyers and their local government clients every day.  Ethical rules govern many attorney communications, while practical and statutory rules govern how clients communicate with their attorneys, their employees, and with their constituents. Explore several facets of communicating on legal issues and the legal and ethical considerations that must govern these communications, including social media, ex parte communications, lawyer advocacy in the context of zoning hearings, Open Meetings Act restraints, and local government litigation. 
Peter M. Friedman, Holland & Knight LLP, Chicago

4:45 – 6:00                Annual Networking Cocktail Reception Immediately Following (CHICAGO ONLY)
Now is the time to ask your own “cocktail party questions!” Join the faculty and other participants for food and drinks and add to your referral and professional network. All planning committee and faculty members will be in attendance and this event is included with your tuition.

Many thanks to the planning committee:

Co-Chairs

Steven M. Elrod, Holland & Knight LLP, Chicago
Peter M. Friedman, Holland & Knight LLP, Chicago

Members

Steven B. Adams, Robbins Schwartz, Chicago
James V. Ferolo, Klein, Thorpe and Jenkins, Ltd., Chicago
Katherine S. Janega, Former Attorney for Village of Winnetka, Chicago
Jeffrey R. Jurgens, Sorling Northrup, Springfield
Lance C. Malina, Klein, Thorpe and Jenkins, Ltd., Chicago
John B. Murphey, Rosenthal, Murphey, Coblentz & Donahue, Chicago
Ruth A. Schlossberg, Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle, Crystal Lake
Julie A. Tappendorf, Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Krafthefer, PC, Chicago
Sonni Choi Williams, City of Lockport, Lockport

Materials

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DVD
SKU: P9017-18D
$329.00

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