Nuts and Bolts of Illinois Administrative Hearings

April 12, 2017
12:55 – 4:30 p.m.
3.25 MCLE hours
Presented by Administrative Law

Chicago
ISBA Regional Office
20 S. Clark Street, Suite 900
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Don’t miss this program that’s designed to educate general practitioners on the nuts-and-bolts of representing professionals, industries, and family members in Illinois administrative hearings. Attorneys with basic practice experience who attend this seminar will better understand:

  • What to expect during a hearing before the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation;
  • The industries and professions governed by the Illinois Department of Public Health;
  • The type of hearings held before the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services; and
  • Why the Bureau of Administrative Hearings was created and how it might shape the future of administrative hearings.


Program Coordinator/Moderator:
Tracy D. Douglas
, University of Illinois College of Law, Community Preservation Clinic, Champaign

 

NOTE: Beginning in 2017, your registration includes access to electronic course materials that will be sent to you via email prior to the seminar. Printed course materials may be purchased for a nomial fee via the registration page.

 

Agenda

12:55 – 1:00 p.m.  Welcome and Introductions
Tracy D. Douglas
, University of Illinois College of Law, Community Preservation Clinic, Champaign

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.  Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Are you prepared to represent your client before the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation? Don’t miss this presentation that gives you a broad overview of what to expect during the hearing.
Fred Nickl, Williams & Nickl LLC, Chicago

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.  Department of Public Health
This presentation examines the regulated industries and professions overseen by the Illinois Department of Public Health, as well as the hearings the agency holds.
Meredith A. Duncan, Polsinelli P.C., Chicago

2:30 – 2:45 p.m.  Break (refreshments provided)
Sponsored by the Illinois Bar Foundation

2:45 – 3:30 p.m.  Department of Children and Family Services
Adjudication….appearance….contested….default…..learn more about the type of court hearings held before the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, and how you can help your client.
Lori G. Levin, Attorney at Law, Chicago

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.  Bureau of Administrative Hearings and Future Changes
In an effort to reduce the number of backlogged administrative hearings in Illinois, Governor Rauner signed an Executive Order to create the Bureau of Administrative Hearings at Central Management Services, which will analyze current procedures and improve government efficiency in the administrative hearing process. Don’t miss this segment that discusses why the Executive Order was set into motion and how it will change future hearings in Illinois.
Sarah Kerley, Deputy Director, Illinois Department of Central Management Services, Springfield

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.  Closing Comments and Questions
The program closes with a brief overview of the topics discussed throughout the seminar, as well as an opportunity for attendees to ask questions of the panelists.
Meredith A. Duncan, Polsinelli P.C., Chicago
Sarah Kerley, Deputy Director, Illinois Department of Central Management Services, Springfield
Lori G. Levin, Attorney at Law, Chicago
Fred Nickl, Williams & Nickl LLC, Chicago