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Presented by the ISBA Local Government Law Section


Don’t miss this in-depth look at the various types of economic development incentives that are available to local governments – from TIFs and Business Development Districts, to Special Services Areas and more! Attorneys with all levels of practice experience who attend this seminar will better understand:

  • The financial elements of economic development incentives and how financing is an area of special concern;
  • The role of bond counsel;
  • How the Prevailing Wage Law can impact the economic development in your community;
  • What not to do when using incentives; and
  • How to structure redevelopment agreements.



Program Coordinator:
Lisle A. Stalter
, Lake County State's Attorney’s Office, Waukegan


Program Moderator:
Kathleen Field Orr, Kathleen Field Orr & Associates, Chicago


Program Speakers:
Laura L. Bilas
, Foley & Lardner, LLP, Chicago
Herbert J. Klein, Jacob & Klein Ltd., Peru
Martin J. Shanahan, City of Joliet, Joliet

Program Information
Date Presented:
March 15, 2017 1:00 PM Central
2 hours
ISBA Member Price:
Non-Member Price:
Economic Development in Your Community: Learn from the Leaders LIVE Webcast
Speaker Information
Laura L. Bilas  [ view bio ]
Herbert J. Klein  [ view bio ]
Martin J. Shanahan  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 2.00
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