(PRWEB) October 02, 2013
The Environmental Law Society at The John Marshall Law School is hosting a program on stormwater management issues and initiatives at 4:45 p.m., Oct. 10 at the law school, 315 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago.
Managing increased rainfall is taxing local stormwater management practices. Guest speakers will discuss trends in protecting water resources. They also will address ways to prevent public and private property damage, and how climate change, current regulation, and municipal and private homeowner responsibilities can affect the efficacy of stormwater management.
Panelists include: Anthony Charlton, stormwater management director for DuPage County; Abby Crisostomo, water resource program associate at the Metropolitan Planning Council; Aaron Koch, deputy commissioner for Sustainability, City of Chicago Department of Water Management; Nan Newlon, director of Public Works, Downers Grove Township; Brendan O'Connor, principal attorney and an Engineer Department representative, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.
A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation. A light dinner will be served and a cocktail reception will follow the presentations. This is a free program, but registrations are being accepted at https://www.eventbrite.com/invites?eid=8398398837
About The John Marshall Law School
The John Marshall Law School, founded in 1899, is an independent law school located in the heart of Chicago’s legal, financial and commercial districts. Through classes, clinics and special programs, students develop the strategic, analytical and transactional lawyering skills that are so valuable to employers. Its excellent curriculum, coupled with outstanding skills and experiential learning, help make John Marshall graduates practice-ready from day one. For practicing attorneys, John Marshall offers nine LLM degrees, more than any other law school in the Midwest. John Marshall is also a leader in providing distance education options in intellectual property, estate planning and employee benefits at the advanced graduate degree level. John Marshall offers six clinical experiences, including the nationally recognized Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic and the Fair Housing Legal Clinic. U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Graduate Schools 2014 edition ranks John Marshall’s Lawyering Skills Program second and its Intellectual Property Law program 12th in the nation.