Jennifer J. Gibson
Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle
50 Virginia Street
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014
- John Marshall Law School (J.D., with honors, 2001)
- University of Illinois (Police Training Institute, 1995)
- Saint Louis University (B.S., 1993)
- Illinois, 2001
Gibson’s litigation and appellate work at Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle since 2007 has focused on such areas as:
- collections litigation
- municipal and local government prosecutions
- police disciplinary matters
- employment law
- family law
- eminent domain
- land use
- contract disputes
- annexation and annexation agreements
For a list highlighting Gibson’s various recent appellate cases and Rule 23 orders during her time at Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle, please link to the following experience list.
Gibson, a resident of Crystal Lake, enjoys swimming, biking, softball, and bowling. She is a former chair of the Nunda Township Republican Central Committee, the third-largest committee in McHenry County.
McHenry County Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
- Speaker, “It’s Your Money, Recover It for Free!,” Illinois Municipal League Annual Conference, September 2014
- Author, “It’s Your Money, Recover It for Free!,” ZRFM Local Government Law Newsletter, April 1, 2014
- Speaker, “Municipal Law and Order,” Illinois Municipal League Annual Conference, Chicago, October 2013
- Author, “Electronic Device Prohibition While Driving,” ZRFM Local Government Law Newsletter, June 5, 2013
- Author, “Uniform Ordinances Address Underage Alcohol, Tobacco, and Synthetic Drugs,” ZRFM Local Government Law Newsletter, Jan. 3, 2013
- Speaker, “Freedom of Information Act,” League of Women Voters, DuPage County
- Speaker, “Zoning for Alternative Wind Energy,” McHenry County Council of Governments.
Before joining Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle, Gibson was a law clerk from 2001 to 2007 for Justice Fred A. Geiger and Justice Barbara Gilleran Johnson, both of the Illinois Second District Appellate Court. Prior to that, she interned with the McHenry County state’s attorney and the U.S. attorney. Gibson graduated from the Police Training Institute at the University of Illinois before serving as a police officer in Sterling.
CIVIC AND CHARITABLE
Gibson is a founder and board member of Catholic Assistance Missions, a 501(c)(3) organization active in many McHenry County parishes. The group provides monetary assistance and goods to underdeveloped countries, especially to the poor of Haiti. She also serves currently on the board of directors of the McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce.
On a pro bono basis, Gibson helped Catholic Assistance Missions incorporate as a nonprofit. She also has represented a client in a forcible eviction matter.