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Chuck Hervas Gave a Presentation to NEMRT at Its 36th Annual Meeting & Professional Workshop on Police Discipline and Civil Rights Liability on March 20, 2018.

Mike Bersani will be giving a presentation at the Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association on recent federal civil rights cases and state law tort immunity cases on February 19, 2018.

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Mike Bersani argued a police excessive force “Taser” case before the U.S. Appellate Court for the Seventh Circuit on Wednesday January 3, 2018. Mike represents two City of Joliet Police Officers in the appeal.

Oral Argument: Dockery v. Blackburn, No. 17-1881

Mike Bersani will be participating in a presentation entitled “Negotiating Cell Tower Agreements: An Alternative Source of Revenue for Your Agency” at the 2018 IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference in Chicago on January 19, 2018.

Michael Condon and Jason Rose will be conducting a training session for several downstate Illinois county sheriff’s offices on “Best Practices for Handling Inmate Grievances under the Prison Litigation Reform Act,” on Wednesday January 10, 2018, at the Livingston County Jail.

Join Us in Welcoming Our Newest Attorney, Michael Cosgrove.

Michael recently graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he was a member of the Moot Court Honors Society and the Law Firm Management Society. Before attending law school, Michael obtained Master’s degrees in secondary education and education leadership and worked as a teacher, coach, and department head at Richmond-Burton Community High School in Richmond, Illinois.

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Chuck Hervas gave a presentation at the Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association’s Annual Fall Seminar on Employment Law and PSEBA on October 9, 2017, with Thomas Radja.

ILGL PSEBA Presentation 2017

Join Us in Welcoming David Mathues, Our Newest Attorney

David Mathues graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 2007, and then clerked for the Honorable Danny J. Boggs, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He has worked as an associate for Kirkland & Ellis LLP and for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. David lives in Chicago with his wife and young children.

Yordana Wysocki was appointed to serve as a member of the ISBA Local Government Law Section Council for 2017-2018.

Mike Bersani published an article in the DRI Governmental Liability Newsletter entitled “Qualified Immunity After White v. Pauly” (March 31, 2017).

Qualified Immunity After White v. Pauly, M. Bersani

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