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1979 N. Mill Street, Suite 207
Naperville, IL 60563

Direct Phone:  331.457.4415
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Practice Areas
Local Government
Land Use
J.D., Boston University School of Law 
B.A., Marquette University
Bar & Court Admissions
Northern District of Illinois
Illinois State Bar Association 
Chicago Bar Association
Former Chair, Chicago Bar Association Local Government Committee

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Mark R. Heinle

Mark practices in the areas of municipal law, zoning and land use, economic development, and code compliance and enforcement litigation. 

He advises municipal clients on a variety of governmental issues and transactional matters, including negotiating and drafting contracts, intergovernmental agreements, development, economic incentive and annexation agreements, zoning and land use controls and relief.  Mark concentrates on building code enforcement and nuisance properties and has extensive experience litigating demolition cases and code enforcement cases seeking injunctive relief and fines.  Mark advises his clients on a variety of regulatory compliance issues, such as prevailing wages, conducting open meetings, advising, responding and litigating Freedom of Information requests, and advises his clients on a variety of other substantive and procedural rules. Mark has prosecuted and defended against foreclosures, administrative review actions, forcible entry and detainer, and tort cases on behalf of his governmental and private clients.

Mark provides services to many governmental clients and currently serves as counsel to the Village of Coal City and Village of Harwood Heights.  He graduated cum laude from Marquette University and earned his Juris Doctor from the Boston University School of Law, joining the firm following graduation.


Particular highlights of his recent practice include:
  • Advised numerous municipal boards and zoning advisory bodies
  • Negotiated complex economic development agreement and real estate deals on behalf of governmental clients in connection with multi-million dollar commercial and industrial development projects
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Mark has addressed conferences for governmental attorneys and local government officials on code enforcement, lien practice, and control over the built environment during times of economic crisis.


Mark has published on a variety of land use, local government, and related matters, including the following: 
  • “Procedures and Practices,” Municipal Organization, Operation and Governance (Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2012)