Continuing Legal Education

2016 League of California Cities Annual Conference - City Attorneys' Department Track

October 5 - 7, 2016
Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA

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NOTE: The total number of pages in the City Attorney Papers is 312, so downloading may be slow.

Individual City Attorney Papers

City Attorney Relationships: City Manager     PowerPoint
Speakers:  Paul Arevalo, City Manager, West Hollywood
                   Michael Jenkins, City Attorney, West Hollywood 

City Attorney Relationships: City Clerk     PowerPoint
Speaker:  Lisa Pope, Assistant City Clerk, Santa Monica
City Attorney Relationships: Councilmembers     PowerPoint
Speakers:  Richard W. Kite, Councilmember, Rancho Mirage
                  Steven B. Quintanilla, City Attorney, Rancho Mirage

FPPC Update     PowerPoint
Speaker:  Randy E. Riddle, Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai

Municipal Tort and Civil Rights Litigation Update      PowerPoint
Speaker:  Walter C. Chung, Lead Deputy City Attorney, San Diego

General Municipal Litigation Update        PowerPoint
Speaker:  Javan N. Rad, Chief Assistant City Attorney, Pasadena

Guiding Legislative Bodies Through Trial: City and Trial Attorney Perspectives     PowerPoint
Speakers:  Brian P. Walter, Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
                  Elizabeth T. Arce, Liebert Cassidy Whitmore

Serially? Seriously. Avoiding the Perils and Pitfalls of Serial Meetings in the Digital Age      PowerPoint
Speakers:  Kendra L. Carney, Deputy City Attorney, Tustin
                 James C. Sanchez, City Attorney, Sacramento

Have You Noticed? Noticing and Agenda Descriptions Under the Brown Act      PowerPoint
Speaker:  Martin D. Koczanowicz, City Attorney, Grover Beach, King City and Tulare   

Let's Ex Parte! The Limits and Disclosure Requirements of Ex Parte Contacts in the Public Hearing Context
Speaker:  Ariel Pierre Calonne, City Attorney, Santa Barbara 

Labor and Employment Litigation Update      PowerPoint
Speaker:  Timothy L. Davis, Burke Williams & Sorensen

AB 646 Post Impasse Fact Finding in Collective Bargaining      PowerPoint
Speakers:  Edward P. Zappia, Zappia Law Firm
                  Anna Zappia, Zappia Law Firm

Land Use and CEQA Litigation Update        PowerPoint
Speaker:  Christian L. Marsh, Downey Brand

Legal and Practical Considerations Regarding Cultural Resources and AB 52      PowerPoint
Speakers:  Andrea P. Clark, Downey Brand
                  Lisa Westwood, RPA, Cultural Resources Manager, ECORP Consulting

Not Just Density Bonuses: Dealing With Demands Beyond the Bonus   LEGISLATION UPDATE    PowerPoint
Speakers:  Lynn E. Hutchins, Goldfarb & Lipman
                  Karen M. Tiedemann, Goldfarb & Lipman

Gift of Public Funds (Spoiler Alert: It's Illegal)      PowerPoint
Speaker:  Brian P. Forbath, Stradling, Yocca, Carlson & Rauth, PC
(MCLE Specialty Credit for Legal Competence Issues (formerly Detection/Prevention of Substance Abuse)

High-Tech Intimidation, Stress & the Public Official      PowerPoint
Speaker:  Martha Knudson, ASPIRE

City Attorneys' Track Speaker Bios

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