Training

  • Training: Section 1983

    Mike Bersani and Michael Condon, Fundamentals of Section 1983 Litigation: Common Claims, Defenses and Immunities, a presentation at CCMSI (Nov. 2016). Click to read more.

    Chuck Hervas and Yordana Wysocki, Religious Rights in Jails: Defending Correctional Staff Under RLUIPA, a seminar at the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Civil Law Conference for Illinois State’s Attorneys (Sept. 30, 2016). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, Section 1983 Trending Issues and Recent Case Law, a presentation at Tokio Marine HCC Public Risk Attorney Claims Seminar (2016). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani and Yordana Wysocki, Qualified Immunity Trends in Section 1983 Litigation, a presentation at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Illinois Institute of Local Government Law (Feb. 2016). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, Section 1983 Liability: Case Law Update, a presentation at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Illinois Institute of Local Government Law (Feb. 2015). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, Section 1983 Litigation: Case Law and Trends, a presentation at the 21st Annual Conference of the Illinois Institute of Local Government Law (Feb. 2014). Click to read more.

    Michael Condon, Deliberate Indifference to Medical Care Claims in Inmate Litigation, a seminar for Illinois Sheriff’s Association – 2014 Chief Deputy/Jail Administrator Conference (2014). Click to read more.

    Chuck Hervas, Liability Risks for the Law Enforcement Supervisor – A Trial Lawyer’s Perspective, Illinois Sheriff’s Association, Chief Deputy/Jail Administrator Conference (Mar. 2014). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, Matthew Hafeli and Anthony Becknek, Preservation of Electronic Evidence and Spoliation Issues Class of One, a presentation at HCC Public Risk Attorney Claims Seminar (2013). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, Matthew Hafeli and Anthony Becknek, Pre-Litigation Concerns in the Age of Electronic Discovery, a presentation at the Illinois Institute of Local Government Law, Fall Conference (2013). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, Civil Rights Update, a presentation at 20th Annual Conference of the Illinois Institute of Local Government Law (Feb. 2013). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, “Class of One” Equal Protection Claims: Confusion and Uncertainty Post Olech and Engquist, a presentation at the annual Attorney Seminar for HCC Public Risk Agency (Sept. 2012). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, Section 1983 Civil Rights Update, presentation at the 19th Annual Conference of the Illinois Institute of Local Government Law (Feb. 2012). Click to read more.

    Michael Condon and Mike Bersani, Jail Suicide Liability: Trends, Standards, and Caselaw, a presentation for Illinois Sheriff’s Association Chief Deputy/Jail Administrator Conference (Apr. 2011). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, Section 1983 Civil Rights Update, a presentation at the 18th Annual Conference for the Illinois Institute of Local Government Law, a joint conference with the Municipal Prosecutors Group (Feb. 2011). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, Police Civil Rights Liability, a presentation for the Law Enforcement Training Seminar at the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office (May 2011). Click to read more.

    Michael Condon and Mike Bersani, Civil Rights Liability and Jail Litigation, a presentation for the Illinois Sheriff’s Association, 2010 New Sheriff’s Management Institute (Nov. 2010). Click to read more.

    Michael Condon and Mike Bersani, Trends and Case Law on the Use of Tasers, a presentation for Illinois Sheriff’s Association Chief Deputy/Jail Administrator Conference (Apr. 2010). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, Civil Rights Update, a presentation at the 17th Annual Conference of the Illinois Institute for Local Government Law (Feb. 2010). Click to read more.

    Chuck Hervas and Mike Bersani, “Less than Lethal” Force: Trends and Case Law on the Use of Tasers, a presentation for the Midwest Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar (MLEEDS) (Aug. 2009). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani and Michael Condon, Strip and Body Cavity Searches of Pretrial Detainees: The Judiciary’s “Hands On” Approach to Jail Administration, a presentation to the Illinois Sheriffs’ Winter Conference (2009). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, Civil Rights Update, a presentation at the 16th Annual Conference of the Illinois Institute for Local Government Law (Feb. 2009). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, Less than Lethal Force: Trends and Case Law on the Use of Tasers, a presentation at the 16th Annual Conference of the Illinois Institute for Local Government Law (Feb. 2009). Click to read more.

    Michael Condon and Mike Bersani, Strip and Body Cavity Searches of Pretrial Detainees: The Judiciary’s “Hands On” Approach to Jail Administration, a seminar for Illinois Sheriff’s Association 2009 Deputy/Jail Administrator Conference (May 12-14, 2009). Click to read more.

    Chuck Hervas and Michael Condon, Use of Deadly Force Incidents and Civil Liability Issues – Cultural Diversity, a presentation for the Hoffman Estates Police Department In-Service Training and the Illinois Tactical Officers Association (Oct. 2004). Click to read more.

    Michael Condon, Litigating Officer Involved Shootings – Use of Deadly Force, a presentation for Hoffman Estates Police Department In-Service Seminar, Governmental Interinsurance Exchange (Apr. 2004). Click to read more.

    Michael Condon, Managing Officer Involved Shootings – Use of Deadly Force, a seminar for NEMERT Police Training Seminar (Nov. 2003). Click to read more.

    Michael Condon, Use of Deadly Force, Training Seminar, a seminar for the Des Plaines Police Department and the Illinois Tactical Officers Association (2000). Click to read more.

    Michael Condon, Use of Force Legal Liability, a seminar for Winnetka Police Department (2000). Click to read more.

  • Training: Local Gov't Litigation

    Yordana Wysocki, Tort Immunity Act 2017 Update, a presentation for the DuPage Bar Association’s Local Government MCLE (Feb. 2017), with Kirsten Casas. Click to read more.

    Chuck Hervas, The Landscape of Lawsuits Against Local Governments – Why are Public Officials Easy Targets?, a presentation at the APWA, Chicago Metro Chapter, Municipal Law Seminar (Mar. 2015). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, A Nuts and Bolts Look at the Illinois Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act, a presentation at HCC Public Risk Attorney Claims Seminar (July 2014). Click to read more.

  • Training: Municipal And Park District Law

    Chuck Hervas and Mike Bersani, Liability Risks of the Law Enforcement Supervisor – A Trial Lawyer’s Perspective, a training seminar for the Village of Melrose Park Police Department (Nov. 2012). Click to read more.

    Michael Condon, Conflicts Representing Public Employees, a seminar for Illinois Institute for Local Government Law (Feb. 2009). Click to read more.

    Michael Condon, Legal Training Issues, a seminar for West Suburban Chiefs of Police Association (Nov. 2007).

    Chuck Hervas and Michael Condon, Racial Profiling: Legal and Departmental Issues, a seminar for the Warrenville Police Department Training Seminar (Sept. 2001). Click to read more.

    Michael Condon, Social Attitudes About Law Enforcement, a seminar for DuPage County Police Chiefs (Jan. 2001). Click to read more.

    Chuck Hervas and Michael Condon, Racial Profiling Training, a seminar for Bensenville Police Department (Oct. 2000). Click to read more.

  • Training: Employment Matters

    Chuck Hervas, Update on PSEBA, Police Discipline, and Civil Rights Liability, a presentation at the NEMRT 36th Annual Meeting & Professional Workshop (March 2018).

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    Chuck Hervas and Thomas Radja, PSEBA and Employment Law, a presentation at the Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association’s Annual Fall Seminar (Oct. 2017). Click to read more.

    Michael Bersani and Anthony Becknek, Harassment-Free & Diversity Workplace Awareness Training for Supervisors, a presentation for the Melrose Park Police Department and Tokio Marine – Public Risk Group (Oct. 2016). Click to read more.

    Chuck Hervas, Police & Fire Disciplinary Process, a presentation for the DuPage County Bar Association’s Local Government MCLE Meeting (Nov. 2016). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani and Anthony Becknek, Harassment-Free & Diversity Workplace Awareness Training for Supervisors, a presentation for the Melrose Park Police Department and Tokio Marine – Public Risk Group (Oct. 6, 2016).Click to read more.

    Chuck Hervas, PSEBA Presentation, Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association Fall Seminar (Oct. 2015). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, The Basics You Need to Represent Local Governments: The Personnel Record Review Act, a presentation at the ISBA Law Ed Seminar (2009). Click to read more.

    Mike Bersani, Employment Retaliation Claims: The Pendulum May be Swinging Back, a presentation at the Midwest Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar (MLEEDS) (2008). Click to read more.

    Michael Condon and Mike Bersani, Harassment in the Workplace – An Overview, a seminar for Lorman Education Services (Apr. 2005). Click to read more.