Ottosen Britz Kelly Cooper Gilbert & DiNolfo, Ltd.

is dedicated to serving those who serve others: municipalities, public pension boards, public safety organizations, and school districts. In addition, the firm represents individuals and business entities in a wide variety of legal matters. Founded in 1992, the firm has the breadth and scope of practice that allows us to develop comprehensive solutions for our clients. Nearly 400 government entities throughout Illinois rely on our attorneys to develop solutions that meet their specific legal needs.


Every law firm’s resume speaks of the unwavering commitment of its lawyers to advance the clients’ interests in an intelligent, efficient, and economical way. That was the basis upon which Ottosen Britz Kelly Cooper Gilbert & DiNolfo, Ltd. was formed in 1992, and that remains the cornerstone of the firm today. What sets Ottosen Britz apart is the fact that many of its lawyers are distinguished, not only as lawyers, but also in other fields.



  • Corporate & Business Law / Taxes
  • General Practice
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation and Insurance Defense
  • Municipal Law
  • Public Pension Practice
  • Public Safety
  • School Districts


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    Ottosen Britz to Participate in NIAFPD 23rd Annual Conference

    The Northern Illinois Alliance of Fire Protection Districts (NIAFPD) will host its annual conference on January 28-31, 2016 at the Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center. Presentations by our firm will include:  Michael Weinstein – “Fiduciary Responsibility and Pension Fund Administration.” Brian O’Connor – “Annual Timeline Requirements for Pension Funds.” Carolyn Welch Clifford – “Compliance and Enforcement Challenges for the DOI.” Robert Britz – “Issues for Healthcare Active and Retired Firefighters.” Joe Miller – “Using Misconduct Information and Criminal Records in Hiring.” Timothy Hoppa – “Dealing with Harassment in the Firehouse.” Shawn Flaherty – “Understanding the Process from Duty Injury to a Duty Disability Pension.” Tom Gilbert & John Motylinski – “Legal Updates for Commissioners.” Vladimir Shuliga, Jr. – “Ethical Considerations for Public Officials and Employees in the Electronic Age.” Karl Ottosen – “Maintaining Well Being and Handling Consequences for Unfit Firefighters.”