About Betsy Urbance

Elizabeth A. (Betsy) Urbance, General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Services has served the association’s members as General Counsel since 2018 and prior to that she was Legal Hotline Attorney since 1994. Urbance is a 1984 graduate of Western Illinois University and received her law degree from the University of Missouri School of Law in 1987. She is licensed in both Illinois and Missouri.

Are You Considering Retirement?

Illinois REALTORS®’ Legal Hotline has received a number of calls from members wanting to slow their practices down or retire altogether. If you are in this camp, or know someone who is, what are some steps to take, and [...]

2019-04-29T12:41:11-05:00April 24th, 2019|DR Legal News|0 Comments

Antitrust class action lawsuit filed against the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and four large U.S. brokerage companies. 

On March 7, 2019, NAR General Counsel and Chief Member Experience Office Katie Johnson sent out a message to members regarding an antitrust class action lawsuit filed against the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and four large U.S. brokerage companies. Hello [...]