Ruth Alderman SchlossbergRuth Alderman Schlossberg has been appointed to her third term on the Illinois State Bar Association Local Government Law Section Council. Schlossberg now has served the ISBA — a 33,000 member organization — in this role since 2012.

Currently, there are 28 members on the council including practicing lawyers, judges, government consultants and individuals employed by state and local government.

The mission of ISBA Local Government Law Section is to:

  • enhance the knowledge and professional capabilities of lawyers who devote time to the practice of the law relating to units of local government
  • disseminate information and comment on legislative and judicial developments and their impact on units of local government
  • make recommendations on legislation
  • develop and communicate ideas to improve the functioning of units of local government.

With Richard G. Flood, Schlossberg co-authored the book Congratulations! You’ve Been Elected: Now What Do You Do? A Practical Guide to Local Government. The guide, published by the Illinois Municipal League, offers local public officials advice to help them “hit the ground running” and succeed in new leadership positions.

For Schlossberg’s professional credentials, please view Ruth Alderman Schlossberg’s biography. You may also wish to view her Illinois Municipal League conference video presentation, delivered with ZRFM local government law attorneys Richard G. Flood and Kelly A. Cahill

As the largest law firm in McHenry County, Illinois, Zukowski, Rogers, Flood & McArdle has had many attorneys involved with the section’s endeavors. Earlier in his career, ZRFM’s David W. McArdle was a chair of the Local Government Law Section Council. Also, ZRFM attorney Brad Stewart authored an article titled “How the new Workplace Violence Prevention Act impacts local governments” in the section’s April 2014 newsletter.

More information about the council can be found on the ISBA Local Government Law Section Council website.