Of Counsel, Bolingbrook Office

ph: 630.929.3639
fax:630.783.3231
kelliott@robbins-schwartz.com

Kathleen Elliott

Kathleen Elliott counsels and represents municipalities, park districts, school districts and other unit of local government and their advisory boards and commissions in all aspects of local government law, including drafting ordinances, Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act compliance, board governance, contracts, intergovernmental agreements, annexation, zoning, planning, development and redevelopment, finance, and personnel matters.

 

Awards

Recent Publications

  • Co-author, "Variations, Special Uses, and Appeals from Administrative Decisions, "LAND USE LAW (Illinois), IICLE (2010, Supp. 2013, 2017)
  • Co-author, “Municipal Litigation,” ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL LAW: CONTRACTS, LITIGATION, AND HOME RULE, (IICLE®, 2012, 2015)
  • Author, "Public Water Districts," SPECIAL DISTRICTS, IICLE (2014)
  • Contributing author, “Variations, Special Uses, and Appeals from Administrative Decisions,” LAND USE LAW (Illinois), IICLE (2010 and Supp. 2013)
  • Co-author, Guide to Illinois Sunshine Laws, Illinois Association of Park Districts (2012, 2017 revised edition)
  • Contributing author, “Park Districts,” SPECIAL DISTRICTS, IICLE (2009 and Supp. 2011)

Recent Presentations

  • Plan Commission Powers, Duties & Ethics Requirements, Winfield Plan Commission (March 1, 2017)
  • Illinois Sunshine Laws Update, Municipal Clerks of DuPage County (February 1, 2017)
  • FOIA vs. Confidentiality Laws - What the PAC Won't Tell You,"  Illinois Municipal League Annual Conference (September 2015)
  • Ethical Requirements for Elected Officials, Illinois Association of Park Districts Boot Camp, Rolling Meadows, IL (May 2015) 
  • FOIA versus Confidentiality Requirements - What the PAC Won't Tell You, Illinois Municipal League Annual Conference (October 2013) and Illinois Association of Park Districts webinar, 2014

Kathleen Elliott

Education

  • J.D., DePaul University, 1977
  • B.A., Drake University, 1974

Admitted to Practice

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals  for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois

Organizations

  • Council of School Attorneys
  • Illinois Municipal League, Home Rule Attorneys Committee, Chair 2016-present, Public Health & Safety Committee, Public Works & Transportation Policy Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Local Government Law section
  • Will County Bar Association
  • Winnebago County Bar Association

Of Counsel, Bolingbrook Office

ph: 630.929.3639
fax:630.783.3231
kelliott@robbins-schwartz.com

Kathleen Elliott

Kathleen Elliott

Of Counsel, Bolingbrook Office
ph: 630.929.3639
fax:630.783.3231
kelliott@robbins-schwartz.com

Kathleen Elliott counsels and represents municipalities, park districts, school districts and other unit of local government and their advisory boards and commissions in all aspects of local government law, including drafting ordinances, Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act compliance, board governance, contracts, intergovernmental agreements, annexation, zoning, planning, development and redevelopment, finance, and personnel matters.

 

Awards

Recent Publications

  • Co-author, "Variations, Special Uses, and Appeals from Administrative Decisions, "LAND USE LAW (Illinois), IICLE (2010, Supp. 2013, 2017)
  • Co-author, “Municipal Litigation,” ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL LAW: CONTRACTS, LITIGATION, AND HOME RULE, (IICLE®, 2012, 2015)
  • Author, "Public Water Districts," SPECIAL DISTRICTS, IICLE (2014)
  • Contributing author, “Variations, Special Uses, and Appeals from Administrative Decisions,” LAND USE LAW (Illinois), IICLE (2010 and Supp. 2013)
  • Co-author, Guide to Illinois Sunshine Laws, Illinois Association of Park Districts (2012, 2017 revised edition)
  • Contributing author, “Park Districts,” SPECIAL DISTRICTS, IICLE (2009 and Supp. 2011)

Recent Presentations

  • Plan Commission Powers, Duties & Ethics Requirements, Winfield Plan Commission (March 1, 2017)
  • Illinois Sunshine Laws Update, Municipal Clerks of DuPage County (February 1, 2017)
  • FOIA vs. Confidentiality Laws - What the PAC Won't Tell You,"  Illinois Municipal League Annual Conference (September 2015)
  • Ethical Requirements for Elected Officials, Illinois Association of Park Districts Boot Camp, Rolling Meadows, IL (May 2015) 
  • FOIA versus Confidentiality Requirements - What the PAC Won't Tell You, Illinois Municipal League Annual Conference (October 2013) and Illinois Association of Park Districts webinar, 2014

Education

  • J.D., DePaul University, 1977
  • B.A., Drake University, 1974

Admitted to Practice

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals  for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois

Organizations

  • Council of School Attorneys
  • Illinois Municipal League, Home Rule Attorneys Committee, Chair 2016-present, Public Health & Safety Committee, Public Works & Transportation Policy Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Local Government Law section
  • Will County Bar Association
  • Winnebago County Bar Association

Practice Areas