Law

Department Overview

The Law Department represents the District on all legal, regulatory and contractual matters. Areas overseen by this department include the management of personal injury and property damage claims filed against the District, claims filed pursuant to the Worker's Compensation Act, environmental litigation, tax matters, labor relations, municipal corporate matters, intergovernmental agreements, land use and acquisitions, Constitutional First Amendment Issues and supervision of municipal bond transactions.

Law Student Externship Program

The Law Department manages the Chicago Park District's Law Student Externship Program.  Legal Externships at the District provides law students with the opportunity to work in a diverse and friendly environment. Legal externs can expect to assist Park District attorneys with legal matters in multiple practice areas, while gaining practical legal experience.

Shakman Compliance

View the requirements and responsibilities of the Chicago Park District and its employees under the Shakman Consent Decree.

Documents: The Code of the Chicago Park District

Name Size Published
PDF Document 01 Chapter 1 818KB 7/10/2012
PDF Document 04 Chapter 4 534KB 7/10/2012
PDF Document 05 Chapter 5 1MB 7/10/2012
PDF Document 06 Chapter 6 1MB 7/10/2012
PDF Document 08 Chapter 8 2MB 7/10/2012
PDF Document 09 Chapter 9 1MB 7/10/2012
PDF Document 10 Chapter 10 992KB 7/10/2012
PDF Document 11 Chapter 11 4MB 7/10/2012
PDF Document 12 Chapter 12 453KB 7/10/2012
PDF Document 13 Chapter 13 123KB 7/10/2012
PDF Document 02 Chapter 2 1MB 11/27/2012
PDF Document 03 Chapter 3 2MB 2/26/2013
PDF Document 07 Chapter 7 2MB 3/18/2013
PDF Document 00 Table of Contents 140KB 4/22/2013

Documents: Lobbyist Forms

Name Size Published
PDF Document Lobbyist Termination Notice 48KB 1/10/2013
PDF Document Lobbyist Statement of Registration Form 140KB 1/16/2013

Documents: Collective Bargaining Agreements

Name Size Published
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers, and Allied Workers Local 11 5MB 8/4/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and United Order of American Bricklayers and Stone Masons Local 21 5MB 8/4/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and Sewer and Tunnel Miners Union Local 2 5MB 8/4/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and Chicago Journeyman Plumbers Local 130 5MB 8/4/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and Architectural Ornamental Iron Workers Local 63 5MB 8/4/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Local 13 4MB 7/12/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and International Association of Machinists Local 126 5MB 6/25/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150 4MB 6/10/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and Sign and Pitctorial Painters Union Local 830 4MB 6/10/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and Painters District Council Local 14 4MB 6/10/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and International Association of Bridge, Structural and Ornamental Iron Workers Local 1 4MB 6/10/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and Glaziers, Arch Metal, and Glass Workers Local 27 4MB 6/10/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 134 4MB 5/29/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 9, AFL-CIO 4MB 5/29/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers Local 73 4MB 5/29/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and Cement Mason's Union Local 502 4MB 5/29/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and Teamsters Local 700 4MB 4/4/2014
PDF Document Collective Bargaining Agreement between Chicago Park District and International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 399 3MB 4/4/2014