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.
July 23, 2014 -- For the second time, Christy Marie Lopez, Senior Associate at Aleshire & Wynder, was elected President-Elect of the States of California and Nevada chapter of the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (“SCAN NATOA”). Ms. Lopez served as President of SCAN NATOA during the 2013-2014 term, and will return to the position for the 2015-2016 term.
June 30, 2014 -- In January, 2014, the City Council for the City of Rialto approved a contract with Aleshire & Wynder, LLP, appointing partner Fred Galante as the new City Attorney. The City Attorney acts as general counsel in the operation of city government. Pam Lee has been designated to serve as the Assistant City Attorney.
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.