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  1. Land Use & Zoning: 50%
    32 years
  2. Real Estate: 30%
    32 years
  3. Construction: 10%
    32 years
  4. State & Local Law: 10%
    16 years

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1027 Spruce Street
Winnetka, IL, 60093-2144


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198405/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalBecky Bair Hurley P.C.1994 - Present
Legal Writing InstructionLoyola University Chicago School Of Law1985 - 1986
PartnerGardner Carton & Douglas1984 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois State Bar Association, Lawyers Feeding Illinois Steering CommitteeChair, Outreach Subcommittee2012 - Present
Illinois State Bar Association, Standing Committee on Law Related Education for the PublicMember2012 - Present
The Wetlands InitiativeBoard Member2007 - Present
Lambda Alpha International--Ely ChapterMember1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Lead real estate attorney$600 million hospital redevelopment
Real estate/land use attorneyAnnexation and zoning of $21 million 280-acre tract in Glenview
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Publication nameTitleDate
Voices for Democracy: Struggles and Celebrations of Transformational Leaders, 105th Edition of the Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of EducationLearning on the Job: The Education of a School Board President in Shared Leadership2006
University of Illinois Law ReviewSaving God's Republic: the Jurisprudence of Samuel Chase1984
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Colgate UniversityInternational Relations/Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
November MeetingBeing a Patriot2011