Dean Krone concentrates his practice in the representation of municipalities and other units of local government. He divides his time between corporate work and litigation on issues including zoning and planning, annexation and disconnection, eminent domain, finance, personnel, code enforcement, and taxation. He speaks frequently to the Illinois Municipal League, the Municipal Clerks of Illinois Association, the Illinois Government Finance Officers Association, and other professional associations on issues concerning local government. Mr. Krone previously served as a member and president of the Board of Education of the Park Ridge-Niles Community Consolidated School District No. 64. Prior to entering private practice, he served as law clerk to the Honorable William T. Hart, U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Illinois. Mr. Krone received his undergraduate degree and in 1985 his law degree from the University of Chicago, where he served as a member of the University of Chicago Law Review.