Klein, Thorpe and Jenkins, Ltd.
Administrative Law


KTJ engages in varied levels of administrative practice related to local government law in Illinois.  We have both represented and appeared before numerous administrative bodies, as well as serving as hearing officers, including the following:

  • Pension Boards
  • Police and Fire Commissions
  • Municipal Administrative Adjudication Hearings
  • Local Municipal Prosecution
  • Illinois State Board of Education Due Process Hearings
  • Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) Hearings – Due Process
  • Illinois State Labor Relations Board
  • Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board
  • Local Electoral Boards
  • School Residency Hearings
  • School Discipline Hearings
  • Teacher Dismissal Hearings
  • Public Employee Dismissal Hearings
  • Grievance Hearings per Collective Bargaining Agreements (Employment)
  •  Illinois Department of Labor
  •  Illinois Department of Employment Security
  • Illinois Department of Human Rights
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Office of Civil Rights
  • Local Liquor Control Boards
  • Illinois Liquor Control Commission


KTJ has provided legal representation to numerous additional special districts, including fire protection districts, park districts, townships and sanitary sewer districts. We serve both as general counsel to numerous municipalities and special districts in Illinois, and also serve and support many additional municipalities and special districts with a wide variety of specialized services or projects. We are a full service local government law firm and do not "farm out" litigation, nor do we seek outside counsel to handle specialized areas. Our attorneys are capable and experienced in all facets of the special district practice area. We offer a wide-range of expertise in all matters which may arise involving special districts. 

Partners and Associates with Expertise in Administrative Law

For questions regarding Administrative Law, please contact Carmen P. Forte Jr. and James A. Rhodes

Meet with a highly skilled Administrative attorney in Illinois

The legal team of Klein, Thorpe & Jenkins, Ltd. represents administrations throughout the Chicagoland area. Please contact our firm’s office in downtown Chicago at 312.984.6400 or in Orland Park at 312.984.6400 or online to schedule an initial consultation.