November 30, 2022 -- We are proud to have recently had multiple firm members appointed to serve on the 2023 Cal Cities Policy Committee. Congratulations, Benjamin Jones, Brian Wright-Bushman, and Dennis La! This is a wonderful opportunity, and we are proud to have A&W members representing and helping the City Attorney's Department!
October 21, 2022 -- A&W is excited to share that the Laguna Niguel City Council selected Aleshire & Wynder as their new law firm. Chris F.
October 14, 2022 -- Pam Lee and Michelle Villarreal will be presenting at the City Attorneys Association of Los Angeles County on Thursday, October 20th from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. “David vs. Goliath: SB 9 Lawsuits and Other Housing Laws.” Their presentation will discuss the two SB 9 lawsuits for charter cities and general law cities, as well as other recent land use and housing legislation.
October 6, 2022 -- After years of litigation, and two trips to the California Court of Appeals, Alison Flowers, one of our senior litigation partners, has just obtained an award of $112,000 in attorneys’ fees from a “scofflaw” who had operated an illegal antenna farm in the City of Rancho Palos Verdes. Alison, and a team of A&W litigators, originally brought suit on behalf of the City to abate this public nuisance located in the middle of a residential neighborhood. She and her team obtained summary judgment ordering these
September 14, 2022 -- Rick Rhodehamel is the new Executive Director at Aleshire & Wynder LLP, where he will direct the firm’s financial, operational and administrative functions, ensuring alignment with A&W’s core service values. He will oversee all operational areas of the firm including Accounting and Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Risk Management, and Facilities. Rick will work closely with firm leadership to increase quality and efficiency across the firm’s processes and operations.
September 13, 2022 -- A&W attorney Nick Papajohn contributes as an author to the League of California Cities' 2022 Edition of the "The People's Business: A Guide to the California Public Records Act." Check out our Aleshire & Wynder LinkedIn page to view the whole guide
August 19, 2022 -- Congratulations to our associate, Priscilla George, recently elected as Secretary for the Riverside County Bar Association Barristers Board for 2022-2023 #RCBAbarristers #BarristersBoard #younglawyersdivision
August 12, 2022 -- Congratulations to partner Keith Lemieux. The San Joaquin Valley Water news quoted Keith multiple times in a recent article, “Desert groundwater agency to pay $8,500 per acre foot for valley water rights.” Here is the link to the article: https://sjvwater.org/desert-groundwater-agency-to-pay-8500-per-acre-foot-for-valley-water-rights/