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.

WHO WE ARE

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.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • 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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NEWS

  • Wed
    14
    Nov
    2018

    In Part 1 of this interactive seminar on Fiduciary Duty 101, Ryan Morton will explain the definition of “fiduciary” including what the duty entails, and what steps trustees should take to ensure they are preserving the trust of the pension.

    Part 2 of this seminar – When What Can Go Wrong, Goes Wrong: Fiduciary Dilemmas, John Motylinski will highlight examples of fiduciary breaches in Illinois, focusing on what went wrong and what the consequences were. Advice will also be given to avoid similar situations in your pension fund.

    Visit the Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts website (iafpd.org) to register for this upcoming webinar on November 14th.

  • Thu
    04
    Oct
    2018

    This interactive seminar provided pension trustees with an overview of the legal authority and State oversight of firefighter pension funds, as well as an introduction to fund membership and legal aspects of the control and management of the fund. A short overview of the legal issues in benefit administration and funding was also addressed.

  • Mon
    06
    Aug
    2018

    Michael Weinstein has joined the Appellate Law and Practice Committee for the DuPage County Bar Association as Vice Chair.  This committee keeps the association fully informed of all case law, statutory and regulatory changes in this area of law which includes administrative law. They stay current with legislation on local, state and national levels in coordination with the Legislative Liaison.

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