The attorneys at Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP provide full-service legal representation for municipalities throughout Northern Illinois. We also represent private clients in land use, zoning, and other municipal law matters.
Our attorneys have decades of experience representing public and private clients in the area of municipal law. The firm currently represents more than 20 municipalities in various capacities, and our municipal law attorneys regularly advise real estate developers and other private clients on a wide range of government-related matters.
Experienced Representation for Municipalities in Northern Illinois
Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP has a long and distinguished history of representing municipalities and other public authorities throughout Northern Illinois. We are available to represent public agencies, public trusts, and public officials in Boone, Bureau, Carroll, DuPage, Jo Daviess, Kane, Lake, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Rockford, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnebago, and the surrounding areas. Our services include, but are not limited to, advising municipal clients in the areas of:
- Eminent domain
- Home rule law
- Labor negotiations
- Land use and acquisitions
- Legislative drafting
- Municipal authority
- Public finance
- Tort claims
- Zoning and development matters
With broad experience in both the public and private sectors (in both transactional matters and complex litigation), we bring a wealth of practical knowledge and business savvy to advising municipal entities in Northern Illinois. Whether you need special counsel for a discrete matter or are seeking to establish a new general counsel relationship, we look forward to meeting with you to discuss your needs.
Attorneys for Private Companies in Municipal Law Matters
In addition to representing municipal organizations and public officials, we also regularly represent private clients in municipal law matters where permitted. This includes providing representation for matters ranging from government contracting to land use issues and everything in between. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing corporate clients in negotiations with municipal organizations as well as in administrative hearings and litigation in state and federal court.
Broad Experience, Full-Service Representation
Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP is a full-service law firm with offices in Rockford, Illinois. Representing public and private clients for more than 75 years, our firm is dedicated to serving the interests of government agencies and corporate citizens throughout Northern Illinois. Each of the partners in our municipal law practice brings decades of experience to the table, and together our team of 15-plus attorneys offers centuries of experience in a wide range of municipal and business-related legal matters.
Contact the Municipal Law Attorneys at Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP
If you would like to learn more about Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP’s municipal law practice group, please contact our offices in Rockford, Illinois. We will be happy to arrange an initial confidential consultation that fits your schedule, and we are happy to share any additional non-privileged information you would like to know about our attorneys’ municipal law experience. To schedule an appointment, please call our law offices at (815) 962-6611; or, submit our contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.