By: Brittany Flaherty Theis

Consider joining Whitt Law attorneys Stuart Whitt and Brittany Flaherty Theis at this year’s Illinois ASBO Annual Conference in Schaumburg. Pre-conference activities start on Wednesday, May 2 and the Annual Conference programs run Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center.

Whitt Law Attorney Brittany Flaherty Theis, Ms. Anjali Vij, and Mr. Mark Staehlin, will present “Taxpayer Challenges in the Bond Issuance Process” from 7:45am to 8:45am in Room Nirvana A. Together with moderator Frank Evans, each of these professionals will share best practices for addressing complications that may arise during the bond issuance process. The presentation will focus on topics involving potential taxpayer challenges, such as the Open Meetings Act, referenda and petition implications, as well as property tax implications such as tax levies and rates, and disclosures regarding assessment disputes and settlements.

Whitt Law Partner Stuart Whitt will be presenting with Mr. Michael DeBartolo on Thursday, May 3 from 9:00am to 10:00am in Room Utopia D. Mr. Todd Drafall will moderate the presentation about the legislative process in Springfield. Attendees will learn the details of how a bill becomes a law and participate in a lively legislative debate and discussion regarding a hypothetical bill.

Illinois ASBO has made the handouts for these presentations available to conference attendees through its website. If you are interested in viewing the materials or discussing these topics, please contact Stuart Whitt or Brittany Flaherty Theis, who would be happy to talk with you.