May 2, 2014 -- Julie Hayward Biggs will be a featured panelist at the 2014 Public Records Act and Brown Act Conference. The conference, which will be held on May 30, 2014 at Hastings School of Law, is sponsored by the State Bar of California. Ms. Biggs will be presenting overviews of both the Brown Act and the Public Records Act for attorneys interested and practicing in those areas of law.
January 28, 2014 -- On February 12, 2014, the Land Use, Planning and Environment Subsection of the Los Angeles County Bar Association will host a program titled, “Emerging Opportunities and Best Practices for Local Economic Development.” The program will feature important updates on local economic development efforts, as well as changes in the law, including:
-Changes in Federal and State law affecting Economic Development
-Long-Range Property Management Plans and the wind-down of redevelopment agencies
-New City of Los Angeles initiatives to foster economic development; and
June 11, 2013 -- Aleshire & Wynder is pleased to announce that three partners received honors in 2013 from the Southern California edition of Super Lawyers Magazine. The partners named were David Aleshire, Wes Miliband, and Patricia Quilizapa.
January 24, 2013 -- Joe Pannone, the City Attorney for Baldwin Park, Bellflower and Lompoc, has been appointed to the League of California Cities’ City Attorney Department subcommittee charged with revising the League's guide for city attorney ethics.
That ad hoc committee regularly meets by conference calls to collaborate on making the guide a useful tool to help city attorneys be well equipped for dealing with day-to-day ethical issues they can sometimes face.
January 3, 2013 -- Bill Wynder, the City Attorney in Carson and Cypress, was appointed to the League of California Cities’ Policy Committees for 2013. Wynder will serve on the Housing, Community and Economic Development sub-committee. Last week, the League held its first policy committee meetings of 2013. “We feel that our city clients benefit from our service on the League’s policy committees,” Wynder said “because we are able to weigh in on issues that will shape future League policies and benefit our public clients.
September 12, 2012 -- The City Council for the City of Fillmore has approved a contract with Aleshire & Wynder, LLP pursuant to which partner Tiffany Israel will serve as the new City Attorney for Fillmore. The City Attorney acts as general counsel in the operation of city government. Lindsay Tabaian has been designated to serve as the Assistant City Attorney.
July 6, 2012 -- Three partners at Aleshire & Wynder, LLP were awarded honors in 2012.
Partner David Aleshire was named a Southern California Super Lawyer 2012, the fourth year in a row that he has received this distinction. Dave Aleshire received this honor in three areas of law: Government/Cities/Municipalities, Land Use & Zoning Law, and Environmental Law.
February 15, 2012 -- June Ailin, an Equity Partner at Aleshire & Wynder, will be speaking on a panel presentation entitled "Redevelopment: Past, Present and . . . Future?" on March 9, 2012 at 12:00 noon. The presentation will be held at the Los Angeles County Bar Association Conference Center, 1055 West Seventh Street, Suite 2700 Los Angeles, CA.
The presentation will address:
(1) the recent executive, legislative and judicial actions leading to the dissolution of redevelopment agencies;
August 1, 2011 -- Partner Anthony Taylor was named one of the top-rated attorneys in Orange County by OC Metro Magazine, August 2011. This annual list of the region’s top attorneys is compiled by AVVO, which uses a mathematical model including criteria such as years of experience, education, achievement, and industry recognition.
June 30, 2011 -- As part of Aleshire & Wynder's representation of the Orange County Council of Governments (OCCOG), with partner Fred Galante serving as General Counsel, we assisted in the preparation of a local plan responding to the state's effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The plan, representing a countywide strategy, is known as the Orange County Sustainable Communities Strategy (OC SCS). It was approved by both the OCCOG and the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) boards of directors in June, 2011.