January 16, 2020 -- An article by Equity Partner June S. Ailin about the extent to which local agencies must comply with each other’s zoning and building regulations appeared in the January 2020 issue of Los Angeles Lawyer magazine, published by the Los Angeles County Bar Association. The title of the article is: “Zoned Out: Regulatory exemption of government agencies may be complicated by jurisdictional and other factors.” The article was inspired by a recent case Ms. Ailin won on behalf of one of the firm’s clients that dealt with that issue, City of Hesperia v. Lake Arrowhead Community Services District (2019) 37 Cal.App. 5th 734. Readers of the article will have the option of obtaining one hour of continuing legal education credit by taking a brief written test after reading the article.
January 14, 2020 -- Aleshire & Wynder partners Tiffany Israel and Colin Tanner provided CSDA eNews with an article in its January 8, 2020 weekly newsletter entitled “Are Your District’s Independent Contractors Affected by AB 5 and AB 170?” Please contact Tiffany or Colin with any questions regarding the application of AB 5 as the analysis is very fact specific.
November 7, 2019 -- Partners Pam Lee and Tommi Saghatelian and Associate Alison Flowers will speak at the 2019 CA Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA) Annual Training Conference happening November 18-22, 2019 in Monterey, California.
November 6, 2019 -- On December 6, 2019, G. Ross Trindle, III will present on Cannabis Business Law in California, as part of a seminar hosted by the National Business Institute.
October 8, 2019 -- Christine Carson will be presenting and moderating a panel of experts on Assembly Bill 756 concerning perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly called “PFAS.”
October 7, 2019 -- On November 4, 2019, Shannon Chaffin will be one of three speakers for a CEQA Workshop presented by the Association of Environmental Professionals (“AEP”) in Tulare.
September 17, 2019 -- Associates Robert Khuu and Teresa Chen will speak at the monthly meeting of the Orange County City Attorney Association being held at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Costa Mesa on Thursday, September 19, 2019.
September 12, 2019 -- Partner Colin Tanner will speak at the Public Employer Labor Relations Association of California's 10th Annual Training Conference being held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Golf Resort in Cathedral City from Wednesday, September 25 through Friday, September 27, 2019. He will discuss “The ‘California Rule’ Under Attack Still Stands – For Now,” exploring and explaining the unique history of the California Rule and what it means for future public sector pension benefits as the Rule is tested in ongoing litigation in state and federal courts. Colin will be speaking from 9:30 – 10:45 am on Friday, September 27th.
September 12, 2019 -- Partners Colin Tanner and Tiffany Israel will speak at the 50th California Special Districts Association Annual Conference & Exhibitor Showcase being held at the Anaheim Marriott, 700 West Convention Way, Anaheim, Wednesday, September 25 through Saturday, September 28, 2019. They will discuss “Independent Contractor Do’s and Don’ts,” exploring and explaining the regulations special districts need to know and comply with, from selecting to using and paying independent contractors. Colin and Tiffany will be speaking from 2:15 – 3:30 p.m. on Thursday the 26th.
August 21, 2019 -- Partner Anne Lanphar will be a panelist at the Crocker Real Estate Symposium on Thursday, September 26, 2019. Her panel will explore a range of issues shaping real estate law and finance, including Opportunity Zones, cannabis regulations, LIBOR, HVCRE, CFIUS, and related topics.