Local Government Committee MCLE
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
11:45 AM to 1:30 PM
Attorney Resource Center
505 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, Illinois 60187
Online registration is closed.
Speaker: Jim Knippen, Walsh Knippen Pollock & Cetina
Topic: Binding Opinions of the Public Access Counselor Under the Freedom of Information Act
Jim Knippen will present on the statutory basis and
structure of binding opinions of the public access counselor. He will
also summarize some of those binding opinions and strategic options for
dealing with requests for review filed with the public access counselor
under the FOIA. Included will be a review of a recent case law
addressing binding and advisory opinions of the public access
Please continue to join us after the CLE presentation to network with your colleagues and invited county representatives.
Jim Knippen is a partner in the law offices of Walsh,
Knippen, Pollock & Cetina who specializes in complex litigation,
including personal injury, professional negligence, chancery and
business litigation. He also represents units of local government such
as the City of Wheaton, Village of Roselle and the Forest Preserve of
DuPage County. His work in the personal injury area has included
representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He has co-counseled
multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts and is a specialist in the
creation and use of demonstrative exhibits.
DCBA Members will earn 1 hour of MCLE credit.
Pizza and salad will be provided.
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