Niles Township Clerk Charles Levy, a 1964 graduate of John Marshall Law School, has been involved with Niles Township Government since he was elected trustee in 1979 and then Clerk in 1989. He operates a general law practice on the north side of Chicago.
Charles ran for his seventh term as Clerk on April 7, 2017. He has served as president and as a member of the Illinois Township Attorneys Association for many years. He continuously participates in the Township Officials of Illinois’ “Ask An Attorney” event at the annual TOI conference in Springfield.
Charles is past president of the TOI’s Clerks Division of Cook County. He has mentored many newly-elected clerks during his time in office.
Awards & Recognition
In his role as Niles Township Clerk, Charles was awarded the prestigious William Ahrends’ Award in 2017. The award is given by the TOI to an individual who has been dedicated to creating programs and serving his or her community and township in an outstanding way.
Charles is also past president of the Decalogue Society of Lawyers and its Foundation. He is active in the B’nai Brith Organization, served as a trustee for the Lincolnwood School District 74 Board and is a member of the Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation.
He has lived in Lincolnwood for more than 35 years with his wife Nancy. Charles and his wife have three grown children and five grandchildren.