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Julie Biggs to Speak on Brown Act and Public Records Act

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.  

June Ailin to Speak at LA County Bar Association Program on Local Economic Development

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

Equity Partner, Joseph W. Pannone, Appointed to League of California Cities’ City Attorney Dept Ethics Guide Subcommittee

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.

Founding Partner, Bill Wynder, Appointed to 2013 League of California Cities’ Policy Committees

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.

Partner June Ailin to Speak on Impacts of Dissolution of Redevelopment Agencies

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;

Orange County Sustainable Communities Strategy Approved

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.

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