Heyl Royster


Heyl Royster



Attorneys Present at IAPD/IPRA "Soaring to New Heights" Conference


Heyl Royster attorneys presented on eight topics at the annual Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) and Illinois Park Recreation Association (IPRA) Soaring to News Heights conference held in Chicago from January 28-30. Mark McClenathan presented "Staying Out of Litigation: When to Require Liability Waivers;" Chrissie Peterson presented "iGovern – Technology Use in the Public Sector;" Stacy Crabtree presented "Volunteers: Opportunity or Trouble?" John Redlingshafer presented "Land and Facility Acquisitions;" Maura Yusof presented "Lakes and Other Bodies of Water in Parks: (Part 1) Special Liability Concerns" and "(Part 2) Risk Management and Insurance," as well as "Parades and Festivals in Parks – Liability Issues and Recent Decisions;" and Beth Jensen presented "Termination of Public Employees – A Legal Primer – Considerations and Lessons."

As the premier state conference for parks and recreation, forest preserves and conservation agencies in Illinois, the IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights conference brings together more than 4,400 professionals and elected officials for three of quality educational programming, networking and professional development.