Burton S. Odelson, Partner
Odelson & Sterk, Ltd.’s founding partner, Burt Odelson, started the firm in 1972 and has since earned a reputation as a leading expert in governmental and election law. Burt attended Richard J. Daley College, the University of Illinois at Chicago and received his Juris Doctorate from I.I.T. Chicago-
In addition to serving as city or village attorney for numerous Chicago area municipalities and as general counsel to an array of local school districts, Burt serves a number of unions in various capacities, as well as the Minority-
The firm has been counsel to hundreds of public officials, labor leaders and candidates
from local municipalities to state and federal office-
As an elected official, he served as Trustee and Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Moraine Valley Community College over 18 years, and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Brother Rice High School.