January 12, 2016 -- On February 26, 2016, partner June S. Ailin will be a panelist at CLE International’s 2016 Eminent Domain seminar at The Westin in San Diego. In a presentation entitled “Expert Witness Preparation: How to Put Your Witness’s Best Foot Forward,” June and a co-presenter will discuss achieving the best possible presentation of appraisal testimony in an eminent domain trial.
November 10, 2015 -- On December 3, 2015, Elena Q. Gerli will be a presenter at the County Counsels’ Association of California Land Use Fall 2015 Study Section Conference in Sacramento, CA. Elena will discuss the complexities of navigating state and federal fair housing laws in the context of sober living home regulations.
Elena is currently Assistant City Attorney in the City of Carson. She regularly advises her clients on zoning and land use, ordinance drafting, First Amendment, constitutional law, fair housing and group home regulation, and guiding local governments through complex quality of life issues such as homelessness and public nuisance abatement. For more information, please contact Elena Q. Gerli at (310) 527-6660.
November 2, 2015 -- On November 6, 2015, Pam K. Lee will be a panelist at the Annual National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Conference in New Orleans, Lousiana. In a presentation entitled “Lessons from Detroit: Advising Municipalities in Distress,” Pam will discuss ways to avoid municipal bankruptcy and draw from her experiences in advising public agency clients on cost-saving measures, revenue sources, and sound fiscal policies. Joining her on the panel are other city attorneys and municipal bankruptcy specialists from around the country.
September 17, 2015 -- On September 22, attorneys Anita Luck and Lutfi Kharuf will be presenting at the California Special Districts Association’s annual conference. In a presentation entitled “Smooth Sailing: Navigating Audits from the State and Federal Government,” Anita and Lutfi will draw from experience with the IRS, SEC and State Controller’s Office to provide guidance to California special districts on avoiding and preparing for audits, and tips and strategies when audits arrive.
September 9, 2015 -- We are pleased to announce that partners David Aleshire and Anthony Taylor received honors in 2015 from the Southern California edition of Super Lawyers Magazine. Lawyers receiving this prestigious professional distinction have attained high peer recognition, meet ethical standards, and have demonstrated achievement in their field.
April 27, 2015 -- The International Municipal Lawyers Association honored Aleshire & Wynder partner Tiffany J. Israel and associate Jeff M. Malawy with the Amicus Service Award for legal advocacy on April 24, 2015 in Washington D.C.
February 18, 2015 -- Partners David J. Aleshire and Anthony R. Taylor received the annual 2015 California Lawyer Attorney of the Year award. They were honored among 62 lawyers throughout the state for their legal work which had a significant impact in 2014. Award recipients will be honored in the March 2015 issue of California Lawyer.
February 5, 2015 -- David Aleshire and Anthony Taylor will be among the panelists at a conference at Chapman University on, “The City of Bell Scandal Revisited.” This conference on February 19, 2015 is free and open to the public, including lunch and an evening reception. Panelists will include elected officials, academics, citizen activists and attorneys, and journalists
December 10, 2014 -- Anita Luck will be speaking at the Law Seminars International "Municipal Water Ratemaking in California" seminar in Long Beach, CA on January 7, 2015.
December 9, 2014 -- Founding partner, William “Bill” Wynder, and his wife, Carol F. Wynder, have accepted a two-year assignment to serve as the Directors of the “Kirtland, Ohio, Visitor Center & Historic Sites,” for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the “Mormons”). Bill and Carol will oversee the public exhibition of a visitor center and nine restored historic properties.