• Quality Legal Services for School Districts

    Hauser Izzo is a full-service boutique law firm specializing in issues facing school districts, including board policy and procedures, civil rights, contracts and litigation, personnel management, collective bargaining, elections and referenda, property tax objections and assessment appeals, school finance, special education, student discipline, residency, records, and other issues.

  • Quality Legal Services for Joint Agreements

    Hauser Izzo provides comprehensive legal services to special education joint agreements, including labor and employment issues involving cooperatives and their member districts, policy reviews as applicable to the operations of cooperatives, contracts for cooperative personnel and facilities, and withdrawal proceedings.

  • Quality Legal Services for Municipalities

    Hauser Izzo offers specialized legal services for municipalities, including collective bargaining, defense of civil rights, employment and labor claims, ordinance development and review, property tax assessment and incentive matters, and financial management advice.


  • Quality Legal Services For Other Local Governmental Entities

    Hauser Izzo serves as both general counsel and provider of specialized legal services for local governmental entities such as park districts, library districts, sanitary districts, and police and fire commissions, including assistance on organizational, ordinance enforcement, personnel, records, finance, and litigation matters.

Priority Briefings

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has issued a decision holding that discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by federal law. This ruling is the first of its kind in any U.S. Court of Appeals and extends workplace protection to individuals on the basis of sexual orientation.  (04/13/17)

Training Programs

Click HERE for Board Leadership Training information.

Upcoming Events

At this year’s Illinois Association of School Business Official Annual Conference at the Peoria Civic Center, John M. Izzo will be one of the presenters on Thursday, April 27, 2017.



Firm News

Courtney N. Stillman interviewed by national LRP Publication regarding restraint and seclusion.


Hauser Izzo, LLC is a full-service school and local government law firm whose members have provided more than 70 collective years of service to school districts, special education joint agreements, and other local governmental bodies. The firm specializes in the following areas of the law:

  • School Law
  • Municipal and Local Government Law

We have established a solid reputation for ourselves as a personal law firm that puts clients first and serves them with honesty and integrity. We believe our success is driven by a client-focused approach to the successful resolution of legal issues. Strong enough to litigate, yet dedicated to a proactive approach which sees the high cost of litigation as a last resort, we are firmly committed to managing risk and liability in the most cost effective manner.

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