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PJM – Chicago Attorneys

Patrick G. Connelly

Patrick G. Connelly

Phone: 312-724-8033

Areas of Practice/Concentration

  • Municipal Law
  • School Law
  • Special District Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Land Use
  • Public Finance
  • Election Law


  • The John Marshall Law School, JD, cum laude, 2008
  • Illinois Wesleyan University, BA, 2005


  • State of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • The Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer Football Coach—St. Rita of Cascia High School
  • Speaker, Illinois Municipal Volunteers, hosted by the Illinois Municipal League as part of their Municipal Attorney’s Seminar

Mr. Connelly dedicates his practice to serving governmental entities in Illinois. He serves as the Village Attorney for many towns including the Village of Oak Lawn and the Village of Tinley Park. Mr. Connelly also represents park districts, school districts, and other special districts throughout the state of Illinois. Mr. Connelly provides daily advice and guidance on a host of issues for our governmental clients including counseling on land use issues, TIF issues, taxation, FOIA, and OMA. Mr. Connelly is also an experienced Public Finance attorney serving as issuer’s and disclosure counsel on a number of complex governmental debt offerings.