September 18, 2017 -- Shannon Chaffin will be a speaker at the American Planning Association’s (APA) California conference in Sacramento on September 24, 2017, for the session titled "The Planner’s Paradox: Exploring Ethical Advocacy.” This statewide conference attracts planning professionals from all over California, the United States and throughout the world.
August 28, 2017 -- Chris Neumeyer and Christine Carson will speak, on “Not Everybody Must Get Stoned: Managing the Legally Savvy Marijuana User,” at the Public Employment Labor Relations Association of California (PELRAC) conference in Santa Barbara on October 4, 2017 and at the California Public Employers Labor Relations Association (CALPELRA) annual conference in Monterey on December 7, 2017. They will discuss the impact of Proposition 64 and marijuana laws on drug testing, discipline, reasonable accommodations, and privacy.
July 12, 2017 -- June S. Ailin will be one of the speakers for a July 18, 2017 webinar entitled “Inverse Condemnation Litigation: Strategies for Municipal Attorneys for Avoiding and Defending Taking Claims.” The 90-minute webinar (10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PDT), with interactive Q&A, will be hosted by Strafford Publications. Ms. Ailin will be speaking on strategies for avoiding inverse condemnation claims.
April 27, 2017 -- Chris Neumeyer and Christine Carson will speak on, “Not Everybody Must Get Stoned: Managing the Legally Savvy Marijuana User,” at the CA Contract Cities Conference in Indian Wells. They will discuss the impact of Proposition 64 on drug testing, discipline, reasonable accommodations, and privacy.
April 19, 2017 -- Partner Sunny Soltani will lead a discussion on Mobilehome Park Regulations at the League of California Cities City Attorneys' Spring Conference on May 4, 2017. In a presentation entitled “Mobilehome Parks,” Sunny will discuss recent developments in the law regarding rent control, park closures and fair return takings issues. Sunny will provide practical advice on best practices to avoid fair return claims, preservation of affordable housing issues related to park closures and recent trends in park closures.
April 18, 2017 -- Terry Vickrey, CLM, Office Administrator for Aleshire & Wynder, was installed as President of the Orange County Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators at the Annual Members Dinner in Newport Beach on March 29, 2017. His term runs from April 2017 through March 2018.
Partner Julie Biggs will speak on “Ethics for Public Agency Attorneys” at the annual CA State Bar Public Records and Open Meetings Conference. The conference will be held at UC Berkeley Law School on May 19, 2017.
March 10, 2017 -- Christine Carson and Eric Dunn of Aleshire & Wynder were recently selected to become General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel of Idyllwild Water District (IWD), by a vote of the Board of Directors of IWD.
March 8, 2017 -- Founding Partner Fred Galante was named City Attorney of Chino by vote of the Chino City Council on March 7, 2017. William Wynder has been designated as Assistant City Attorney. Fred is also City Attorney of the cities of Rialto and Irwindale.
March 2, 2017 -- On April 24, 2017, Pam Lee and Laura Walker will present at the National Public Employer Labor Relations Association (NPELRA) Annual Training Conference in Long Beach, California. In a presentation entitled, “Supersized Leaves: A Supervisor’s Guide to Handling Excessive Leave Requests,” Pam and Laura will discuss circumstances when employees are entitled to leave under FMLA, ADA, and other statutory leave laws. They will also discuss when the leave becomes excessive and what rights and obligations both employers and employees have regarding leave. Pam and Laura will give practical guidance on responding to and handling an employee’s excessive leave requests.