UPCOMING CLE EVENT
Anatomy of a Building Code Violation Administrative Hearing: From Inspection to Judgment
Date: June 24, 2015
Time: 11:30am until 1:15pm
Location : ISBA Chicago Office, 20 S Clark Street, Suite 900
Honorable Michele McSwain, Senior Administrative Law Judge / Division Chief, City of Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings, Buildings Hearings Division, will open the CLE program with an overview of a building code administrative hearing. Marlene Hopkins, Managing Deputy Commissioner, City of Chicago Buildings Department, will then provide an overview of the Department, while William Bugajski, Assistant Director Conservation Inspections, City of Chicago Buildings Department, will follow with a presentation on the inspection process. Thereafter, Patti Gregory Chang, Senior Counsel, City of Chicago Law Department, will address the prosecution of a building code violation from inception of a case through pre-trial. To round out the program, Honorable Greg Plesha, Administrative Law Judge, City of Chicago Department of Administrative Hearings will first review issues that may arise in the course of an administrative hearing, address how to preserve the record, and then preside over a mock administrative hearing of a building code violation case.