Julie A. Tappendorf is a partner with Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Krafthefer, and P.C. in Chicago, practicing in the area of local government, land use, and zoning litigation. Julie has published on a variety of land use and government issues, including books on social media and development agreements, and various articles on government and land use issues. She is a frequent speaker at local and national conferences on sunshine laws, ethics, social media, and land use topics. Julie currently serves as Village Attorney for Gilberts, Lindenhurst, and Wadsworth. She is an Adjunct Professor at the John Marshall Law School. Prior to her law career, she served in the U.S. Army, Military Intelligence Branch, as a Korean cryptologic-linguist. Julie is also the author and moderator of the local government blog, Municipal Minute, where she writes about land use and other local government issues.