Of Counsel Attorney

Lane Tech High School, Chicago, Illinois 1961
University of Illinois, B.S. Business, 1965
University of Illinois, Juris Doctor, 1968
Certified Public Accountant’s Certificate, 1966

Relevant Employment
Zukowski, Poper, Rogers & Flood – Crystal Lake, Illinois, 1968 to 1984
Michael C. Poper, P.C., established in 1984 to present
The Gitlin Law Firm, P.C., of counsel, 8-1-2016 to 11-30-2019
Past Ambassador, Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce
Past Treasurer, National Association of Township Attorneys
Past President and Board Member, Pioneer Foundation
Former Board Member, Mozart Festival, Woodstock, Illinois
Former Secretary, Crystal Lake Lions Club
Founder, Past President and Director Emeritus of the Illinois Township Attorney’s Association (Director for over 30 years)

Professional Experience
Admitted to the Practice of Law in Illinois since 1968
Represented various municipalities in all types of matters from 1968 to 1990
Represented townships throughout the State of Illinois from 1970 to present
Experienced numerous election board hearing as attorney for objector, attorney for board, attorney for the candidate and as bearing officer
Lecturer at TOI Educational meetings 1970 to 2010
Presenter at numerous Illinois Township Attorneys Association education seminars

Designated Illinois Super Lawyer annually from 2006 to 2020
Illinois Township Attorneys Association S. Bruce Scidmore Award in Recognition of Outstanding Service to the Association (November 2012)

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