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Center for Governmental Studies
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115




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The Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association

is a not-for-profit professional organization founded in 1992 to serve the needs of the practicing local government attorney. Since its inception, the Association has served as a conduit for the timely publications, workshops, conferences and website. The Association enables local government lawyers to share information and solutions to problems of mutual interest by providing an open forum for the exchange of ideas and "no holds barred" discussions of issues. Membership in the Association is open to all attorneys licensed to practice law in Illinois and actively representing local government.

ILGL is an accredited CLE Provider and an affiliate of the Illinois State Bar Association!

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It is the purpose of the Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association to coordinate and promote professional education, information exchange and interaction among local government attorneys in Illinois in order to ensure the highest level of professional representation to units of local government.

ILGL Mission Statement

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ILGL 31st Annual Conference

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Annual Conference photographs courtesy of ILGL Director, Fred Stavins, retired City Attorney in Champaign, IL

Photographs reprinted with permission of the author, Jimmy S. Emerson, DVM.

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Access to a professional network, education, and practical resources makes membership in ILGL essential for any local government attorney. We are the authoritative resource for quality legal education and leadership in Illinois local government law, and we welcome your participation.

ILGL membership provides timely access to roundtable discussions and one-on-one conversations with other attorneys who deal with the same challenges and issues that you do, and other CLE accredited programs year-round.

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  • Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association
    Alli Hoebing, Executive Director, Center for Governmental Studies
    148 North 3rd Street
    Northern Illinois University
    DeKalb, IL 60115
  • Phone: 815-753-5333 | Email: | Fax: 815-753-7278