Training Seminars

November 17th, 2014

Linda conducts training seminars for the following topics:

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement

Seminars include:
  • Legal Aspects of Code Administration
  • Advanced Legal Aspects for Property Maintenance Inspectors
  • Advanced Legal Aspects for Building Code Officials and Inspectors
  • Law Enforcement is Code Enforcement or How Code Enforcement Can Help Police Operations
  • Dealing with Distressed Properties
Topics include:
  • Right of entry – legal ways to enter property
  • Administrative search warrants
  • Gathering evidence for court
  • Identifying the responsible parties
  • Legal liability of inspectors
  • Constitutional issues in code enforcement
  • Rental inspections – licensing and annual inspections
  • Overcrowding
  • Powers of the code officials
  • Techniques that encourage compliance
  • Permits, inspections and stop work orders
  • Relationship between code enforcement and crime reduction
  • Foreclosure issues
  • Testifying in court
  • Pros and cons of administrative hearings v. court
Upcoming Code Enforcement Seminars

 

  • January 15, 2015 Annual Institute for Building Officials, St. Paul, MN, Basic Legal Aspects of Code Administration, Right of Entry, and Dealing with Distressed Properties
  • February 4, 2015, ICC, Region III, Chaska, MN, IPMC Fundamentals
  • March 10, 2015, OBOA/COCOA, Dublin, OH, Effective Enforcement Techniques and Constitutional Issues
  • April 15, 2015 SEMBOIA, Troy Michigan, Advanced Legal Aspects for Property Maintenance Inspectors

 

Fire Prevention Inspectors

Fire Prevention

Seminars include:
  • Advanced Legal Aspects for Fire Code Inspector
  • Effective Enforcement of Fire Codes
  • Essentials for Inspectors: Drafting Complaints, Administrative Search Warrants and Testifying in Court
Topics include:
  • Administrative search warrants
  • Common fire violations and how to respond to them
  • Court preparation
  • Gathering evidence for court
  • Legal liability of inspectors
  • Search & seizure issues
  • Constitutional issues in fire code enforcement
  • Rental inspections – licensing and annual inspections
  • Overcrowding
  • Powers of the fire official
  • Techniques that encourage compliance
  • Permits, inspections and stop work orders
  • Relationship between code enforcement and crime reduction
  • Foreclosure issues
  • Testifying in court
  • Pros and cons of administrative hearings v. court
Upcoming Code Enforcement Seminars:

Call 630-655-8783 to schedule a seminar

Law Enforcement Personnel

Law Enforcement

Seminars include:
  • Juvenile Law Updates
  • Legal Updates on Recent Case Law and Statutes
  • Special Issues in Search and Seizure
  • Taking Confessions from Minors
  • Law Enforcement is Code Enforcement or How Code Enforcement Can Help Police Operations
Topics include:
  • Confessions
  • Fourth Amendment Issues
    • Entering Residences
    • Vehicle Searches
  • Juvenile Law
  • Relationship between code enforcement and crime reduction
Upcoming Law Enforcement Personnel Seminar:
  • January 2015 DuPage Juvenile Officers’ Association Juvenile Law Update
  • June 2015 Illinois Juvenile Officers’ Assocation, Peoria, Juvenile Law Update

 

 

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