Julie A. Tappendorf is a partner with Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Krafthefer P.C. in Chicago, practicing in the area of local government, land use, economic development, and zoning litigation. Tappendorf, who is also an adjunct professor at the John Marshall Law School, is a frequent speaker on local government and land use issues and has published extensively in these areas. She is also the author of a blog about local government legal issues, Municipal Minute, available at http://municipalminute.ancelglink.com. In addition, she has drafted a number of social media and electronic communication policies for government clients. Tappendorf is grateful to Ancel Glink law clerk Sara Smith (Chicago- Kent College of Law, Class of 2013) for her research and assistance.