“Foundations of Sustainable Development”, authored by Mr. Frieders and recently published by The American Bar Association.

We are pleased to announce that Dean M. Frieders has been selected as  SuperLawyer in the field of State, Local and Municipal Law for 2015 by the Thomson Reuters organization.  In his first year of eligibility for this award, Mr. Frieders was ranked in the top 5% of all practicing attorneys in this field, in the State of Illinois, through a peer-nominated, competitive selection process.  Mr. Frieders has also recently been recognized as an Emerging Lawyer by the Leading Lawyers organization, a designation provided to only the top 2% of all eligible attorneys in the state.

Frieders Law, LLC is the practice established by Attorney Dean M. Frieders.  Our goal is to serve our clients with counsel that is professional, efficient and informed; to serve as a catalyst for change in the legal and professional community, supporting the implementation of sustainable and responsible governance, business and interpersonal relationships; and to share our experience and expertise to allow others to foster positive community growth and interaction.  We work to be progressive in our approach to the law and to client relationships, working to develop client interaction that exceeds expectations.

Dean M. Frieders’ recent book, currently being published by the American Bar Association, is available for purchase at the ABA Bookstore, here.

Our specialities include:

  • Sustainable Development
  • Form Based Codes
  • Annexation and Development Agreements
  • Recapture Agreements
  • Planned Unit Developments
  • TIF Districts
  • Special Service Areas
  • Planning, Zoning and Subdivision Controls, and related land use and municipal agreements.
  • Civil Litigation
  • Fire Protection District Representation
  • Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services Law and Litigation
  • EMS Training

Dean M. Frieders currently serves as general corporate counsel for the City of DeKalb and the Village of Pingree Grove, in addition to many local companies and corporations. He has previously been appointed as a Special Assistant State’s Attorney, and has been specially appointed to represent or serve on numerous electoral officers hearing boards and other similar special purpose governmental boards and agencies.  He has previously served as both General Counsel and as a Director of the Kane County Bar Association, and presently serves as President for the 2014-2015 term of office.  He has been selected as a “Rising Star” by the Illinois Superlawyers group in the field of local government law in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.  He has also been appointed as Special Assistant State’s Attorney to represent public officials in intergovernmental disputes.

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