If your practice involves working for or with units of local government, you can't miss the Annual Local Government Law Institute. With a carefully crafted agenda presented by a committee of experienced Illinois attorneys, this program is the best opportunity for comprehensive, practical guidance on local government law issues, including a host of timely and relevant topics along with crucial updates on statutory changes and case law.
Hear from the PAC’s staff to learn how they process inquiries and analyze matters that come before them. Understand some of their recent decisions. Originally presented as part of the 7th Annual Local Government Law Institute, available in its entirety as P9017-19U.
The current and former General Counsel to Governor Rauner in a panel discussion on the important and complicated legal issues that confronted them in this critically important position in our state government. Originally presented as part of the 6th Annual Local Government Law Institute, available in its entirety as P9017-18U.
Learn tips and guidance on how to deal with difficult situations and officials, while not losing your cool. Originally presented as part of the 7th Annual Local Government Law Institute, available in its entirety as P9017-19U.
Communication 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.