Illinois Local Government Attorneys

Assisting General Counsel for Local Governments

When municipalities have critical infrastructure projects to complete or new regulations with which to interpret and comply, there are many legal hurdles that must be cleared. At times, it is helpful to bring in outside counsel to guide them through the maze of applicable regulations, ordinances and statutes, many of which are contradictory and have questionable application. With falling revenues and tight budgets, an assisting general counsel must be cost-effective without sacrificing the skill and experience necessary to help bring your project to a successful conclusion.

At Cisar & Mrofka, Ltd., we have five decades of combined local government law experience. Our attorneys have in-depth knowledge of the specific statutes that create sanitary districts, cities, villages, and municipalities themselves. Our extensive experience and knowledge of these issues allows us to aid your acting counsel with even the most unique and complex controversies that must be addressed. Our legal team works collaboratively to overcome these issues and help ensure smooth and efficient project completion.

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We can provide assistance with all matters related to infrastructure funding projects for state and local governments in Illinois, including but not limited to:

  • Ensuring compliance with state and federal enabling statutes, administrative codes, state and local public notice requirements, and other governing legal mandates;
  • Statute interpretation;
  • Issuing specialized legal opinions requested by municipalities, State and Federal agencies, and units of local government;
  • Drafting new ordinances, resolutions and code amendments (as needed);
  • Assistance with real estate and zoning issues;
  • Providing advice and counsel in all areas of environmental law;
  • Contract preparation, interpretation and negotiation;
  • Assistance with establishing and maintaining working relationships between governments and communities as well as public-private partnerships;
  • Obtaining infrastructure funding for community and governments, such as applying for low-interest government loans, bond issuances, and alternative revenue bonds;
  • Assisting with judicial and administrative proceedings;
  • Appellate practice; and
  • Sewer and water rates.

Our attorneys have served as assistant general counsel and special counsel to numerous local government entities and have effectively handled many of the most complex issues. We have represented local governments for these matters in a wide range of venues, including local, state and federal courts and other governing agencies. In addition, our lawyers stay up-to-date on all the latest changes in state and local law, so we can continue to offer the skilled and affordable guidance local government entities need for their important infrastructure projects.

For a personalized consultation with one of our experienced attorneys, contact our office today at 630-530-0000630-530-0000. From our offices in Oakbrook Terrace, we provide skilled counsel, advice and legal representation for clients in DuPage County, Cook County, Kane County, Will County, Kendall County, throughout Illinois, and nationally.

Practice Areas

  • IAWA
  • Water Environment Federation
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association