Corporation Counsel Services

General Litigation, Employment and Tax

General Litigation & Employment

  • Court Appearances
  • Administrative Hearings and Appeals
  • Workers' Compensation Representations
  • Civil Lawsuit Representations


  • Trial and Appellate Court Representation
  • Assessment and Equalization Administrative and Court Representation
  • Bankruptcy Collection Services
  • Stadium Tax Collections
  • Treasurer Vendor Contracts

Real Estate and Neighborhood Revitalization

Community Property Revitalization

  • Nuisance Abatement Program Court Representations
  • Nuisance Abatement Program Lawsuits
  • Nuisance Abatement Program Property Sales
  • Nuisance Abatement Program Newsletters
  • Nuisance Abatement Program Abatement Agreements
  • Geographic Information Systems Maps
  • Nuisance Abatement Program Hotline Phone Responses
  • Nuisance Abatement Program Neighborhood Group Reports
  • Nuisance Abatement Program Annual Reports
  • Nuisance Abatement Program Case Dismissals
  • Property Maintenance Sessions
  • Property Seizures
  • Property Investigation Reports
  • Property Dispute Resolutions
  • Default Motions
  • Court Docket Schedules
  • Property Reclamations

Real Estate and Economic Development

  • Road Abandonment/Vacation Hearings
  • Infrastructure Contracts (Easement Agreements, Tower License Agreements, Road Contracts, County Building Contracts,
  • Parks Development Contracts, Engineering Contracts, Transportation Contracts)
  • Development Agreements
  • New Market Tax Credits
  • Bond/Real Estate Closings
  • Land Bank Presentations
  • Quiet Title Actions
  • Real Estate Title Reviews
  • Real Estate Development Negotiations
  • Real Estate Leases
  • Real Estate Board Meetings
  • Basement Flooding Defense
  • Project Requests for Proposals and Invitations for Bids
  • Financial Matters Advice
  • Drainage District Representations
  • Parks Development Consultations
  • Infrastructure Procurement Consultations
  • Client/Corporate Representations
  • Development Project Site Visits
  • Bond Documents
  • Real Estate Policies and Procedures

Municipal and Education

Client Legal Support and Statutory Compliance

  • Appearances before agencies, tribunals, boards and commissions, public hearings
  • Court appearances
  • Meetings on behalf of clients

Client Consultations

  • Any oral communication with a client or about client matters
  • Verbal Advice
  • Meetings with clients

Legal research, writing and review matters

  • Letters
  • Memoranda
  • RVA
  • Opinions
  • Correspondence including emails
  • Document review
  • FOIAs

Education & Training

  • Freedom of Information Act Trainings
  • Nuisance Abatement Program Trainings
  • Contract Trainings
  • Open Meetings Act Trainings
  • Legal Side of Supervision Training Sessions
  • Municipal/Civil Infraction Bureau Training Sessions
  • Permit Training Sessions
  • Basement Flooding Notice Training Sessions
  • Health Law Training Sessions
  • County Employee Training Sessions

Contract Support

Contract Matters (includes Professional and Personal Service Contracts,Intergovernmental agreements (IGAs), Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), Grant)
  • Contract Drafting
  • Contract Negotiations
Procurement Matters
  • RFP, Bid Drafting,Consultations and Representations
  • RFP evaluation, committee representations

Business Diversity

Business Certification & Diversity

  • Business and Certification Lists
  • Business Reports
  • Certification Site Visits
  • Business Certifications
  • Business Partners Outreach Workshops
  • Human Relations Certifications Policies
  • Business Partners Certification Education Workshops
Zenna Faraj Elhasan
Director of Corporation Counsel
(313) 224-5030

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