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   3Everette M. Hill Jr.Chicago(312) 984-6400emhill@ktjlaw.comemhill@ktjlaw.comKlein Thorpe & Jenkins Ltdwww.ktjlaw.comwww.ktjlaw.comhilleverette.jpgGovernmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative LawLand Use, Zoning & Condemnation LawLocal GovernmentLand Use and DevelopmentMunicipal LitigationFire & Police Commission
Everette M. Hill
Klein Thorpe & Jenkins Ltd
20 N Wacker Dr Ste 1660
Chicago IL 60606-2903
Ph.(312) 984-6400 Fx.(312) 606-7077
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law    Local Government
Land Use, Zoning & Condemnation Law    Land Use and Development
    Municipal Litigation
    Fire & Police Commission
Advisory Board Member
County:  Cook
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
My practice is focused entirely on the representation of cities and villages. This representation includes all aspects of municipal law, with special focus on negotiation of development related agreements, litigation and representation in fire and police commission proceedings.

Notable Cases and Results:  
Village of Palatine v. Regard, 136 Ill.2d 503, 145 Ill. Dec. 919, 557 N.E.2d 898 (1990)
This is an Illinois Supreme Court case which helped define the limits of home rule municipal authority.

New Trier v. Village of Northfield, 184 Ill.App.3d 367, 132 Ill. Dec. 625, 54 Ed. Law Reporter (1989)
This case defined the right of a village to require a school and/or college to complete the zoning process before challenging a zoning regulation.

Kinter v. Village of Palatine Fire and Police Commissioners, 194 Ill.App.3d 828, 181 Ill. Dec. 457, 608 N.E.2d 530 (1992)
This is an often cited Illinois Appellate case which established the right of a chief of police, upon reasonable suspicion of an officer's drug or alcohol use, to immediately order that a police officer to submit to a drug or alcohol test.

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois 1975
Federal Trial Bar 1980

Hourly Rate:  $201 - $250/hour

Year of Birth:  1945

Law School:  John Marshall Law School,J.D.
Law School Honors/Involvement:  Who's Who in American Law Schools

Undergraduate School:  Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois
Undergraduate School Honors/Involvement:  Outstanding Scholar/Athlete Award, All American Wrestler

Representative Clients:  
Cities and villages throughout northern Illinois

Employment History:  
1975/76 DuPage County Assistant States Attorney; 1976 - 1990 Partner, Glass, Hill, Dallmeyer & Roth; 1990 - 1997 Partner, Arnstein & Lehr; 1997 - present, Partner, Klein, Thorpe and Jenkins, Ltd.

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Chicago Bar Association; American Bar Association; Northwest Municipal Conference - Attorneys Committee 1995 to present; North Shore Prosecutors Association - Chair, 1980-1985; International Municipal Lawyers Association; Illinois Municipal League; Home Rule Attorneys Committee; Illinois Secretary of State Traffic Safety Advisory Commission - Chair 1985-1991

Community Involvement:  
Illinois Municipal League; Wheaton College Alumni Association; Middlefork Tennis and Swim Club

Published Legal Writing:  
Illinois Conflicts of Interest and Liability for Public Officials, 2004 Edition.

Legal Lectures:  
I have made numerous presentations on topics of municipal law and law enforcement issues.

Firm Description:  
Klein, Thorpe and Jenkins, Ltd. is a firm of 27 lawyers specializing in representing local governmental bodies with respect to all legal issues peculiar to those entities.

Married to Ann Blocher Hill with two children, Jessa (21) and Lissi (18).

Additional Office Locations:  Orland Park, Illinois

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