Continuing Legal Education


2018 League of California Cities
City Attorneys' Spring Conference

May 2-4, 2018
Paradise Point, San Diego


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Individual City Attorney Papers
(In order of schedule)

Labor and Employment Litigation Update          PowerPoint

Stacey N. Sheston, Best Best & Krieger

Margaret E. Long, County Counsel, Modoc and Trinity Counties, Assistant County Counsel, Alpine and Sierra Counties
David A. Prentice, City Attorney, Ione, County Counsel, Alpine and Sierra Counties

PERS’ Path Forward: Risks, Opportunities and Options          PowerPoint
Jonathan V. Holtzman, Renne Public Law Group
Mary Beth Redding, Bartel Associates

FPPC Update          PowerPoint
Rachel H. Richman, City Attorney, Rosemead, Assistant City
Attorney, Alhambra and Santa Clarita

Navigating Pitfalls Under Government Code Section 1090 When Contracting Consultants          PowerPoint
James C. Harrison, Remcho, Johansen & Purcell
Margaret R. Prinzing, Remcho, Johansen & Purcell

Developments in Campaign Finance: How to Update Your City's CFRO​          PowerPoint
Karen A. Getman, Remcho, Johansen & Purcell
Lisa A. Vidra, Senior Deputy Attorney, Culver City

The California Voting Rights Act: Recent Legislation & Litigation Outcomes         PowerPoint
Youstina N. Aziz, Richards, Watson & Gershon
Douglas Johnson, President, National Demographics Corporation
James L. Markman, City Attorney, Brea, La Mirada, Rancho Cucamonga and Upland

Ballot Box Planning and Finance          PowerPoint
Michael G. Colantuono, City Attorney, Auburn and Grass Valley
Kevin D. Siegel, Burke, Williams & Sorensen
Marc L. Zafferano, City Attorney, San Bruno

General Municipal Litigation Update       PowerPoint          
Javan N. Rad, Chief Assistant City Attorney, Pasadena

City Trees and Urban Forests: Understanding Inverse Condemnation Liability          PowerPoint          
Robert C. Ceccon, Richards, Watson & Gershon
Ann Sherwood Rider, Assistant City Attorney, Pasadena

Social Media Challenges: Applying Existing Case Law to New Technology          PowerPoint
Deborah J. Fox, Principal and Chair of First Amendment Practice Group, Meyers Nave Riback Silver & Wilson
David Mehretu, Meyers Nave Riback Silver & Wilson

Issues of Local Control and Wireless Telecommunication Facilities          PowerPoint
Gail A. Karish, Best, Best & Krieger
Robert (“Tripp”) May III, Telecom Law Firm

Latest Developments in Cannabis Regulation          PowerPoint
Tim Cromartie, Senior Advisor, HdL Companies
Jeffrey V. Dunn, Best Best & Krieger

Land Use and CEQA Litigation Update​        PowerPoint
Sabrina V. Teller, Remy Moose Manley

Municipal Water Reuse in an Increasingly Complex Regulatory Environment          PowerPoint
Stephanie O. Hastings, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Scheck
Dylan K. Johnson, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Scheck

Municipal Tort and Civil Rights Litigation Update          PowerPoint
Timothy T. Coates, Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland

(MCLE Specialty Credit - Recognition and Elimination of Bias)
Gender Issues in Policing from the Law and Order Perspectives​          PowerPoint
Susan E. Coleman, Burke, Williams & Sorensen
Sandra Spagnoli, Chief of Police, Beverly Hills Police Department

(MCLE Specialty Credit - Recognition and Elimination of Bias)
The Sovereign Next Door: California Native American Tribal Governments 101         PowerPoint
Merri Lopez-Keifer, Tribal Counsel, San Luis Rey Band of Mission Indians
Holly A. Roberson, Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard


Speaker Bios

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