Regulating Political Signs and Speech: Responding to First Amendment and Land Use Challeng...
June 21, 2018 • CLE • Live Webinar
This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to local governments on how to lawfully regulate the display of political signs and public employee campaigning on municipal property--without violating federal and state constitutions.
Speakers: Elena Q. Gerli, Partner, Aleshire & Wynder • Alan C. Weinstein, JD, Director of Law & Public Policy Program, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University
RLUIPA Land Use Claims: Key Case Law Developments
Strategies for Local Governments to Avoid or Defend RLUIPA Actions
July 25, 2018 • CLE • Live Webinar
This CLE webinar will offer practical guidance for counsel advising local governments on ways to avoid Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) claims. The program will discuss recent trends in RLUIPA claims and litigation, examine ways to avoid RLUIPA claims, and consider vario...
Speakers: Karla L. Chaffee, Atty, Robinson & Cole • Diana E. Neeves, Atty, Robinson & Cole • Evan J. Seeman, Counsel, Robinson & Cole
Pay-to-Play Compliance in Municipal Contracts
Avoiding Violations of MSRB Amended Rule G-37, SEC Rule 206 (4)-5, FINRA Rule 2030, CFTC R...
May 8, 2018 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will examine the bevy of "pay-to-play" rules and their impact on contracts with state and local government entities. The panel will also discuss current trends in enforcement, and compliance best practices.
Speakers: Mitchell D. Holzrichter, Partner, Mayer Brown • Patricia M. Zweibel, Counsel, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Municipal Regulation of Wireless Telecommunication Facilities in the Public Right of Way:...
Navigating Zoning Challenges and Interplay Between Federal, State and Local Laws
April 4, 2018 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will prepare municipal attorneys to identify and confront complicated issues related to the installation of wireless telecommunication facilities in the public right of way (ROW). The panel will examine the latest trends in the types of wireless technologies that companies are seeki...
Speakers: Anita T. Gallucci, Atty, Boardman & Clark • Eric J. Larson, Shareholder, Municipal Law & Litigation Group
Local Regulation of Railroads: Guidance for Municipal Attorneys on the Complexities of Fed...
Exercising Local Control to Address Nuisance, Liability and Economic Issues
March 12, 2018 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide local government counsel with guidance on addressing the issues presented by freight and passenger railroads that run through cities. The panel will provide an overview of the federal regulatory scheme governing the railroad industry; discuss strategies for exercising l...
Speakers: Michael N. Conneran, Partner, Hanson Bridgett • John D. Heffner, Of Counsel, Strasburger & Price • Charles A. Spitulnik, Partner, Kaplan Kirsch Rockwell
Negotiating Cable Franchise Agreements and Renewals: Guidance for Municipal Attorneys
January 24, 2018 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to municipal attorneys for negotiating cable television franchise agreements and renewals on behalf of local governments. The panel will examine the latest Federal Communications Commission (FCC) cable franchise orders, trends in the cable industry, key legal c...
Speakers: Michael Bradley, Partner, Bradley Berkland Hagen & Herbst • Daniel S. Cohen, Founder, Cohen Law Group • Brian T. Grogan, Atty, Moss & Barnett
Development Agreements Between Municipalities and Private Parties
Attracting Private Funding for Long-Term Development Projects, Addressing Land Use and Inf...
December 19, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will offer guidance to both private and local government attorneys negotiating development agreements with private parties. The panel will discuss key terms to include to ensure effective implementation and protect against challenges to the agreements.
Speakers: Rob Killen, Shareholder, Kaufman & Killen • Sarah M. Rockwell, Partner, Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell
Regulating Signs and Billboards: Siting Issues, Environmental Concerns and Revenue Sharing...
November 8, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to local government attorneys for grappling with complex policy choices and legal issues regarding the regulation of signs and billboards. The panel will review the latest court decisions and legal implications of regulating signs and billboards through local o...
Speakers: Katharine A. Coffey, Partner, Day Pitney • Christopher John Stracco, Partner, Day Pitney
Municipal Management of Cellphone Towers, DAS and Small Cell Deployments
Regulating Placement, Protecting Rights of Way, and Leasing Sites and Structures
October 19, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to identify and address complex issues relating to both small cell and traditional cell tower applications and leases, zoning regulations, and revenue considerations. The panel will focus on both regulatory compliance as well as negotiating and structuring site...
Speakers: Gerard L. Lederer, Partner, Best Best & Krieger • Joseph Van Eaton, Partner, Best Best & Krieger
Ethics Ordinances, Charters or Resolutions for Municipal Officials: Crafting Codes of Ethi...
Drafting and Enforcing Provisions on Conflicts of Interest, Disclosure, Impartiality, Impr...
August 9, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to municipal attorneys for drafting and enforcing codes of ethics regulating the conduct of public officials. The panel will discuss considerations for determining whether to address ethics standards in an ordinance, charter or resolution; key provisions that s...
Speakers: Meredith Ladd, City Attorney, City of Carrollton • William John Kearns, Jr., Of Counsel, Helmer Conley & Kasselman
Inverse Condemnation Litigation: Strategies for Municipal Attorneys for Avoiding and Defen...
Leveraging Affirmative Defenses; Mitigating Damages, Attorney's Fees and Costs
July 18, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to municipal attorneys for avoiding and defending inverse condemnation claims brought by property owners alleging the government's actions or inaction constitute a "taking" of private property without just compensation. The panel will discuss how courts are rul...
Speakers: William E. Adams, Partner, Nossaman • June S. Ailin, Partner, Aleshire & Wynder • Mary Colchin Johndroe, Partner, Cantey Hanger
Local Government Response to Public Record Requests: Ensuring Compliance With FOIA and Sta...
Navigating Impact of Evolving Technology on Public Record Requests, Balancing Transparency...
June 14, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to municipal attorneys on developing and administering effective policies and procedures regarding public record requests. The panel will discuss the latest developments in federal, state and local laws addressing public access to government records, the impact...
Speakers: Kevin D. Batt, Counsel, Anderson & Kreiger • Gary W. Schons, Of Counsel, Best Best & Krieger
Effectively Managing Municipal Market Responsibilities in the Face of SEC Scrutiny and Enf...
Complying With Disclosure Requirements to Avoid "Control Person" Liability, Penalties and...
May 31, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will examine several developments in municipal bond regulation and in enforcement actions by the SEC's Public Finance Abuse Unit. The panel will provide municipal bond lawyers, municipal advisors, and other practitioners with a comprehensive understanding of duties of their clients...
Speakers: Robert W. Doty, President/Proprietor, AGFS • Elaine C. Greenberg, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
Municipal Regulation of Group Homes and Sober Living Arrangements
Navigating Complex Legal and Policy Issues When Zoning for Community Residences for People...
April 26, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to municipal attorneys for grappling with the complex legal and policy challenges of regulating community residences for people with disabilities under the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as the impact of statewide zoni...
Speakers: Daniel Lauber, AICP, Law Office of Daniel Lauber • Henry C. Luthin, First Assistant Corporation Counsel, City of Boston
Navigating Section 1983 Liability for Municipalities: Individual/Official Capacity, Qualif...
April 4, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will discuss the elements of municipal liability under Section 1983 and the difference between individual, supervisory and municipal liability, including the definition of a "person" and "acting under color of state law." The program will discuss latest cases, trends, and strategies...
Speakers: Samuel C. Hall, Jr., Shareholder, Crivello Carlson • Sara C. Mills, Atty, Crivello Carlson • Rhonda R. Stowers, Senior Attorney, Plunkett Cooney
Personal Injury Claims Against Municipalities: Defending Vehicular Liability and Premises...
Evaluating Common Claims, Defenses and Damages; Navigating Unique Discovery and Evidentiar...
February 22, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
The CLE webinar will provide guidance to municipal and insurance defense attorneys for defending cases filed against municipalities that involve vehicular liability, premises liability and other common municipal liability claims based on negligence. The panel will review the strict procedural requir...
Speakers: Jay H. Krulewitch, Founder, Jay H. Krulewitch Law • Diane B. Sher, Esq., Fineman Krekstein & Harris
Municipal Regulation and Use of Drones: Navigating New FAA Rules and Federal Preemption
Leveraging Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
January 24, 2017 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar for local government counsel will explore issues facing municipalities due to increased use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)--or drones. The panel will discuss current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations regarding drones, preemption issues that local governments must...
Speakers: Derke J. Price, Equity Partner, Ancel Glink Diamond Bush DiCianni & Krafthefer • Jeffrey Antonelli, Antonelli Law • Joanna L. Simon, Morrison & Foerster
Using Municipal Land Banks for Urban Renewal: Structuring and Financing Land Banks, Partne...
December 14, 2016 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide knowledge to municipal attorneys on how to use land banks for urban renewal projects. The program will discuss current trends in municipal use of land banks, how to structure and implement a land bank, financing mechanisms for land bank activities, and partnering with n...
Speakers: Brent O. Denzin, Partner, Ancel Glink Diamond Bush Dicianni & Krafthefer • Kristopher (Kip) Wahlers, Partner, Ice Miller
Uber, Airbnb and Municipalities: Maximizing New Tax and Licensing Revenue Opportunities
Navigating Emerging Legal, Regulatory and Tax Issues in the Peer-to-Peer Economy
October 5, 2016 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will help counsel to local governments face the challenges--and leverage the financial and control opportunities--presented by the rise of the "sharing economy." The panel will address the legal and regulatory issues raised by peer-to-peer businesses like Uber, Lyft, Airbnb and Home...
Speakers: Jordan E.A. Ferguson, Esq., Best Best & Krieger • Christy Gunvalsen, Neighborhood Preservation Manager, City of Sunnyvale • Rebecca L. Moon, Senior Assistant City Attorney, City of Sunnyvale
Financing Municipal Renewable Energy Projects: Negotiating Power Purchase Agreements for M...
Assessing Benefits and Risks of PPAs, Anticipating Regulatory Challenges, Structuring Key...
August 17, 2016 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to municipalities on renewable energy projects, the risks and benefits of municipal power purchase agreements (PPAs), and PPA structures. The panel will assist municipal counsel in identifying and understanding critical terms and effectively negotia...
Speakers: Paul R. Michaud, Counsel, Murtha Cullina • David A. Soldani, Partner, Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo
Municipal Infrastructure Funding: Overcoming Legal Challenges with Exactions and Impact Fe...
Navigating New Application of Essential Nexus and Rational Relationship Standards, State L...
July 24, 2014 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to municipal counsel on the latest developments in the use of exactions and impact fees to fund infrastructure. Attendees will benefit from an analysis of the impact of the Koontz decision, how the legal standards now apply to monetary exactions and more.
Speakers: Rob Killen, Shareholder, Kaufman & Killen • Deborah Rosenthal, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
New Municipal Advisor Regulations: Navigating Complex Registration and Exemption Rules
Understanding SEC's Regulatory Framework, MSRB Guidance, and Best Practices for Muni-Bond...
May 22, 2014 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will equip municipal lawyers with guidance on navigating the new, complex maze of municipal advisor registration and exemption rules. The panel will discuss the SEC's regulatory framework, MSRB guidance and best practices in the muni-bond market going forward.
Speakers: David Y. Bannard, Partner, Foley & Lardner • Ellen L. Marks, Partner, Latham & Watkins • Stephen P. Wink, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Social Media Pitfalls for Municipalities: Addressing First Amendment, Document Retention,...
Drafting Policies for Local Government Officials and Employees on Using Twitter, Facebook...
January 23, 2014 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide municipal counsel with guidance on developing a comprehensive social media policy. The panel will discuss legal issues particular to municipalities when creating and enforcing social media policies, review legal developments, explore future trends, and highlight potenti...
Speakers: Alan J. Bojorquez, Principal, Bojorquez Law Firm • Brian J. Lamoureux, Partner, Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West
Regulating Adult Entertainment Business: Zoning and First Amendment Limitations
May 8, 2013 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide local government counsel with a review of why, when, what and whom to license for adult business; licensing application content and review criteria; general physical design standards; and operating standards. The panel will discuss approaches to stay within First Amendm...
Speakers: Eric D. Kelly, Ph.D., FAICP • Connie B. Cooper, FAICP, Cooper Consulting Company
Local Land Use: Recent Developments in Federal Laws, Regulations and Programs
Navigating the Impact of Wetland, Floodplain, Energy, ADA and RLUIPA Regulations and Case...
December 19, 2012 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide local government counsel with an overview of major recent changes in federal laws, regulations and case law that affect local land use decisions and real estate development. The panel will discuss wetlands, floodplain regulations, climate change, the ADA, RLUIPA and mor...
Speakers: Deborah Rosenthal, Partner, Sheppard Mullin • Neil McAliley, Partner, White & Case • Michael Hansen, Associate, Sheppard Mullin
Municipal Law: Ethical Challenges for Attorneys
Navigating Local Government Recusal Laws, Conflicts of Interest and Government Immunity
May 10, 2012 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide municipal legal advisors with a thorough review of the legal ethics issues for counsel representing government agencies. The panel will outline practical solutions to the issues concerning recusal, conflict of interest and government immunity.
Speakers: Michael P. Donaldson, Shareholder, Carlton Fields • Robert H. Thomas, Director, Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert • Patricia E. Salkin, Associate Dean and Director, Government Law Center, Albany Law School • Michael T. Kamprath, Atty, Thresher & Thresher
Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act Claims
Strategies for Local Governments to Avoid or Defend RLUIPA Actions
March 13, 2012 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will offer practical guidance for counsel advising local governments on ways to avoid Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act claims. The panel will explain approaches to defend against RLUIPA suits once a claim has been filed.
Speakers: Dwight H. Merriam, Partner, Robinson & Cole • Hiram B. Carey, III, Partner, Robinson & Cole • William J. Kelleher, III, Partner, Robinson & Cole • John R. Bauer, Counsel, Robinson & Cole • Karla L. Chaffee, Atty, Robinson & Cole • Evan J. Seeman, Atty, Robinson & Cole • Marci A. Hamilton, Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
Local Government Immunity Defense: Litigation Challenges
Navigating Types of Immunities, Legal Principles, Statutory Construction, and Section 1983...
February 1, 2012 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will provide counsel for local governments with a review of challenges in bringing or defending government actions. The panel will explain the different types of immunities, analyze recent cases, and discuss approaches for handling and raising objections to this type of action.
Speakers: Terrence L. Dunst, Shareholder, Bakke Norman • Robin A. Melvin, Shareholder, Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody • C. David Dietz, Assistant Ramsey County Atty, Ramsey County Attorney's Office
Eminent Domain: Redevelopment Challenges for Local Government
Navigating Federal Funding Requirements, Challenges for Public Utilities in Right-of-Way P...
December 1, 2011 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will examine challenges facing municipalities as they plan for, regulate and operate right of way projects for public utilities. The panel will analyze recent cases where the power to condemn has been challenged and discuss strategies for handling and raising objections to a taking.
Speakers: Robert H. Thomas, Director, Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert • Mark M. Murakami, Director, Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert • Anthony Della Pelle, Partner, McKirdy & Riskin • J. Casey Pipes, Partner, Helmsing Leach Herlong Newman & Rouse • Rick E. Rayl, Partner, Nossaman • Bradford B. Kuhn, Atty, Nossaman
Foreclosed, Distressed and Abandoned Properties: Legal Challenges for Municipalities
Leveraging Ordinances, Judicial and Agency Proceedings, Land Banks and Other Tools to Mini...
August 23, 2011 • CLE • CLE On-Demand, Download
This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to municipalities to mitigate the burdens and take advantage of opportunities in foreclosed, abandoned and distressed property through implementation of ordinances, properly managing judicial and administrative proceedings, and effectively utilizing land banks,...
Speakers: Julie A. Tappendorf, Partner, Ancel Glink Diamond Bush DiCianni & Krafthefer • Dwight H. Merriam, Partner, Robinson & Cole • David S. Silverman, Partner, Ancel Glink Diamond Bush DiCianni & Krafthefer
The New FCC Cable Franchise Rules
Protecting Local Interests and Navigating the Rules
March 28, 2007 • CLE
Speakers: John Pestle, Partner, Varnum Riddering Schmidt & Howlett • Tim Lundgren, Partner, Varnum Riddering Schmidt & Howlett