Hervas, Condon & Bersani, P.C. is a local government law firm serving clients throughout the State of Illinois.
Our mission is to provide high-quality, cost-efficient legal services through zealous and aggressive representation, personal attention and professional diligence.
What do we do?
For more than 30 years, our attorneys have concentrated in local government law and litigation. Our practice areas are varied and include municipal law, park district law, federal civil rights litigation, state tort litigation, employment law, and police and fire disciplinary matters.
Where do we practice?
Our office is located in Itasca, Illinois, at the intersection of Interstates 290, 390 and 355 –just 30 minutes west of downtown Chicago and 10 minutes west of Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. This location gives us the convenient ability to easily serve our local government clients and access the state and federal courts throughout the State of Illinois. Our extensive litigation practice regularly takes us to the federal district courts in Chicago, Rockford, Peoria, Urbana and Springfield, as well as the various state circuit courthouses in Chicago and suburban and downstate counties. We have appeared in cases in the United States Supreme Court, United States Appellate Court for the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Illinois State Supreme Court, and the Illinois Appellate Court. Our attorneys also represent and defend clients in administrative proceedings filed with the EEOC, Illinois Department of Human Rights, and many local police and fire board hearings.
Who are our clients?
We serve as panel counsel to many insurance carriers, risk management pools, and third party claims administrators that provide both public and general liability insurance to local governmental entities. We are also often hired directly by local governmental entities that are self-insured or have high self-insured retentions. We serve as General Counsel to the Village of Itasca, Itasca Park District, Wood Dale Park District, and the Northeast Multi-Regional Training Agency (NEMRT). We also serve as special counsel to the Village of Schaumburg for Public Safety Employees Benefits Act (PSEBA) hearings.
Who are our attorneys?
Our attorneys are admitted to the bars of the State of Illinois, State of Florida, State of New York, U.S. Supreme Court, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the trial bars of the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois.