Briscoe Ivester & Bazel Newsletter for July 10, 2018

Newsletter July 10, 2018  Janus: A Time to Cast Away “To everything there is a season . . . : a time to keep, and a time to cast away[.]” Ecclesiastes 3:1, 6 (KJV). Very recently, the United States Supreme Court held that Illinois’ extraction of “agency fees” from nonconsenting public-sector employees violates the First […]

Exciting Changes at Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP

Announcement  April 2, 2018        Briscoe Ivester & Bazel LLP is pleased to announce   Philip A. Williams  has joined the firm.   Mr. Williams previously served as General Counsel of Westlands Water District. He looks forward to providing our clients with representation and counseling in public agency, water, environmental, and land use […]

Briscoe Ivester & Bazel Newsletter for December 15, 2015

Newsletter December 15, 2015 CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION FORCES CONSTITUTIONAL DILEMMA ON BEACHFRONT PROPERTY OWNERS For coastal homeowners, this year’s El Niño means heavy surf and greater-than-average rainfall, which, when combined, can wreak havoc upon beachfront properties. Although many homeowners sit protected behind adequate seawalls, others lie exposed, vulnerable to these winter storms. When the time […]