James S. Boan

James S. Boan's key practice area focus includes local governmental; real estate; finance and taxation; and planning, zoning, annexation & land use.

James' career of public service spans nearly 40 years, including superintendent and director positions with the Bolingbrook Park District. He is active in the Will County Government League and the Illinois Municipal League. He served as village administrator and then chief of staff in Bolingbrook from 1997 to 2001. He has served as village attorney for Bolingbrook from 2001 to present. In April 2011, the Bolingbrook Park District formally dedicated 27 acres of open woodlands as the James S. Boan Woods at the Hidden Oaks Conservation Area in Bolingbrook in recognition of his many years of public service. 

Awards

  • Honored by Bolingbrook Park District in Namesake Woods Dedication Ceremony at Hidden Oaks Conservation Area 

Recent Presentations 

  • Governing With Confidence, 2013
  • Foreclosures, Abandoned Homes and Code Enforcement

James S. Boan

Education

  • J.D., Northern Illinois University College of Law, 1983
  • M.S., Leisure and Environmental Resource Administration, George Williams College, 1978
  • B.A., Landscape Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , 1973

Admitted to Practice

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Organizations

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois Municipal Leagues’ Home Rule Attorneys Committee, Member
  • Kendall County Board, Former Chairman (1990-1995)

James S. Boan

James S. Boan

Partner, Bolingbrook Office
ph: 630.929.3639
fax:630.783.3231
jboan@robbins-schwartz.com

James S. Boan's key practice area focus includes local governmental; real estate; finance and taxation; and planning, zoning, annexation & land use.

James' career of public service spans nearly 40 years, including superintendent and director positions with the Bolingbrook Park District. He is active in the Will County Government League and the Illinois Municipal League. He served as village administrator and then chief of staff in Bolingbrook from 1997 to 2001. He has served as village attorney for Bolingbrook from 2001 to present. In April 2011, the Bolingbrook Park District formally dedicated 27 acres of open woodlands as the James S. Boan Woods at the Hidden Oaks Conservation Area in Bolingbrook in recognition of his many years of public service. 

Awards

  • Honored by Bolingbrook Park District in Namesake Woods Dedication Ceremony at Hidden Oaks Conservation Area 

Recent Presentations 

  • Governing With Confidence, 2013
  • Foreclosures, Abandoned Homes and Code Enforcement

Education

  • J.D., Northern Illinois University College of Law, 1983
  • M.S., Leisure and Environmental Resource Administration, George Williams College, 1978
  • B.A., Landscape Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , 1973

Admitted to Practice

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Organizations

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois Municipal Leagues’ Home Rule Attorneys Committee, Member
  • Kendall County Board, Former Chairman (1990-1995)

Practice Areas