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J. Todd Faulkner is a founding partner of Franczek Radelet PC. Throughout his legal career Mr. Faulkner has concentrated on the practice of education law. He serves as general counsel to many of the firm's school district clients and has written a number of pieces on education law, some of which include: Formal Dismissal Procedures Under Illinois Teacher Tenure Laws, published by the Illinois Association of School Boards, and newsletters for the Illinois State Bar Association and the Illinois Association of School Boards. Mr. Faulkner co-authored the chapter "School Board Practices and Procedures" for the practice handbook Illinois School Law, published by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education. He is often called upon to speak before education associations.
Year of Birth: 1948
Law School: DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1977
Law School Honors/Involvement: Magna cum laude
Undergraduate School: Princeton University, B.A., history, 1970
Prior to forming Franczek Radelet PC, Mr. Faulkner was a partner at the law firm of Klein Thorpe & Jenkins, where he practiced for 17 years (1977-1994).
Before entering law school, Mr. Faulkner was employed as an assistant in the superintendent's office of a large suburban Chicago high school district (1971-1974), where his primary responsibilities included drafting school board policies, school district reorganization and public relations.
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Illinois Council of School Attorneys
DuPage County Bar Association.