CEQA Update 2015
Our 3nd Annual CEQA Expert Briefing will feature some of the Bay Area’s leading legal experts on CEQA providing their perspective on the latest and most compelling developments in CEQA review this year. This will include an analysis of the current cases on review to the California Supreme Court, climate change legislation, and significant recent case law developments and hot topics related to CEQA review.
The Expert Briefing will feature a panel discussion, with Q&A to follow.
This Expert Briefing will be eligible for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits*, and lunch will be provided.
*For those that signed-up to received CLE credits: the application for accreditation was submitted in mid-October and requires 6 weeks for processing. Please expect a Certificate of Attendance by the end of November. Thank you.
11:00 – 11:05 Welcome and Introductions
John Coleman, CEO, Bay Planning Coalition
11:05 – 12:50 Expert Panel: Supreme Court Cases and Significant CEQA Developments & Hot Topics
– Moderated by: David Ivester, Partner, Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP
— Art Coon, Attorney and Shareholder, Miller Starr Regalia
— Christian Marsh, Partner, Downey Brand LLP
— Todd Williams, Partner, Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP
>> 11:05 – 11:45: Supreme Court Decisions (relevant case law and administrative & legislative developments)
>> 11:45 – 12:05: Climate Change
>> 12:05 – 12:20: Break for Lunch
>> 12:20 – 12:50: Other CEQA Developments & Hot Topics (Other key CEQA cases and developments, OPR Guidelines)
12:50 – 1:15 Discussion and Q&A