February 21, 2017 -- We are pleased to announce that Tiffany Israel has been named the new General Counsel for Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District.
February 9, 2017 -- On March 1, 2017, Shannon Chaffin will be one of three speakers for an Advanced CEQA Workshop presented by the Association of Environmental Professionals (“AEP”) in Fresno.
January 6, 2017 -- Attorneys Christine Carson and Christopher Neumeyer of Aleshire & Wynder will address the topic, “Managing the Legally Savvy Marijuana User in the Era of Props. 64 and 215,” on January 19, 2017. This will be presented by the Southern California Public Labor Relations Council at the Cerritos Public Library.
December 20, 2016 -- Congratulations to Terry Vickrey, Aleshire and Wynder’s Office Administrator, for earning the Certified Legal Manager (CLM) designation from the Association of Legal Administrators. To earn the CLM designation a candidate must demonstrate a mastery of the essential knowledge, skills and abilities in areas of Communication and Organizational Development, Financial Management, Human Resources Management, Legal Industry/Business Management, and Operations Management.
August 31, 2016 -- Colin Tanner is a scheduled speaker at the National Public Employer Labor Relations Board (NPELRA) Labor Relations Academy I: “The Foundation of Labor Relations.”
August 13, 2016 -- On September 29, 2016, Colin J. Tanner and Christina M. Burrows are scheduled speakers at the PELRAC Training Conference (Public Employer Labor Relations Association of California).
March 4, 2016 -- On March 16, 2016, Colin J. Tanner and Christina M. Burrows will present at the Public Employer Labor Relations Association of California’s Mini Summit, “Preparing for Negotiations.”
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.