Join William Abbott on March 1, 2017 for UC Davis Extension's Annual Land Use Law Review and Update

Class Description

Stay up-to-date on recent developments in California law affecting land use, planning and environmental compliance. Experts from the field provide succinct and practical analysis on recent case law and significant legislative and administrative changes that took effect this year.

Topics Include:

  • General plans, specific plans and zoning
  • The Subdivision Map Act
  • CEQA
  • Changes to redevelopment in California
  • Affordable housing
  • Regional land use planning and implementation of SB 375
  • Takings, exactions and dedications
  • New air quality guidelines
  • Land use litigation
  • Delta Stewardship Council's Delta Plan
  • Adapting to sea level rise

Schedule:

March 1, 2017 – Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sacramento: Sutter Square Galleria, 2901 K Street.

Instructors:

Cecily Talbert Barclay, Matthew Gray, and William Abbott

For more info, or to enroll visit: https://extension.ucdavis.edu/section/annual-land-use-law-review-and-update

 

REGISTER TODAY! Abbott & Kindermann's 16th Annual Land Use, Real Estate, and Environmental Law Update

Reserve your seat for one of four seminars taking place in early 2017.

In January 2017 Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. will present its 16th annual educational program for clients and colleagues interested in current land use, environmental, and real estate issues affecting commercial and residential development, agriculture, real estate transactions, easements, mining and the construction materials production industry.  

A summary of 2016 case law and legislative updates includes the following hot topics for 2017:

  • Air Quality and Climate Change: including CEQA Guidelines and Mandatory Reporting
  • Mining
  • Updating Land Use Entitlements
  • Endangered Species
  • Water Quality and Wetlands
  • Water Rights and Supply
  • Cultural Resources
  • Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Enforcement
  • Hazardous Substance Control and Cleanup
  • Timber Resources
  • CEQA:  Exemptions, Baseline, Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change
  • CEQA Litigation
  • Real Estate Acquisition and Development

Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. will present its annual program at four locations: Redding, Sacramento, Modesto, and Napa.  Details for the seminars are below.  We hope you can join us and we look forward to seeing you there.

Redding Conference  (To Register for the Redding Location Click Here)

Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Redding, 5050 Bechelli Lane

Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sacramento Conference  (To Register for the Sacramento Location Click Here)

Date: Friday, January 20, 2017

Location: Sacramento Hilton Arden West, 2200 Harvard Street

Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. with continental breakfast

Program: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Modesto Conference  (To Register for the Modesto Location Click Here)

Date: Friday, January 27, 2017

Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street

Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Napa Conference  (To Register for the Napa Location Click Here)

Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Location: Embassy Suites, 1075 California Boulevard

Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The registration fee for the program is $80.00. Please register early to reserve your seat. Select the links above to see registration details for each location, as they differ. MCLE and AICP CM credits are available (approval pending).

Please call (916) 456-9595 with any questions.

SAVE THE DATE! Abbott & Kindermann's 16th Annual Land Use, Real Estate, and Environmental Law Update

Mark your calendar - registration for Abbott & Kindermann’s 16th Annual Land Use, Real Estate, and Environmental Law Update will open on October 18, 2016.

In January 2017 Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its 16th annual educational program for clients and colleagues interested in current land use, environmental, and real estate issues affecting commercial and residential development, agriculture, real estate transactions, easements, mining and the construction materials production industry.  

A summary of 2016 case law and legislative updates includes the following hot topics for 2017:

  • Air Quality and Climate Change: including CEQA Guidelines and Mandatory Reporting
  • Mining
  • Updating Land Use Entitlements
  • Endangered Species
  • Water Quality and Wetlands
  • Water Rights and Supply
  • Cultural Resources
  • Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Enforcement
  • Hazardous Substance Control and Cleanup
  • Timber Resources
  • CEQA:  Exemptions, Baseline, Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change
  • CEQA Litigation
  • Real Estate Acquisition and Development

Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its annual program at four locations: Redding, Sacramento, Modesto and Napa.  Details for the seminars are below.  We hope you can join us and we look forward to seeing you there.

Redding Conference 

Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Redding, 5050 Bechelli Lane

Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sacramento Conference 

Date: Friday, January 20, 2017

Location: Sacramento Hilton Arden West, 2200 Harvard Street

Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. with continental breakfast

Program: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Modesto Conference 

Date: Friday, January 27, 2017

Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street

Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Napa Conference 

Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Location: Embassy Suites, 1075 California Boulevard

Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The registration fee for the program is $80.00. MCLE and AICP CM credits are available (approval pending).

Please call (916) 456-9595 with any questions.

 

REGISTER TODAY! WETLANDS: NEW ISSUES - NEW CONTROVERSIES -OLD AND NEW SOLUTIONS

Reserve your seat for this seminar taking place on March 15, 2016

This seminar addresses wetlands and associated endangered species challenges, the latest statutory and regulatory guidance, plus valuable strategies for addressing each. Compliance guidance for wetlands programs will be provided while underscoring the issues and solutions specific to the agricultural and development community.

You will hear the latest trends, case studies and policies related to wetlands and associated ESA regulations to enable you to proactively address and plan in lieu of reacting to regulatory changes and trends as they evolve. To view the class outline click here.

Speakers

Diane G. Kindermann is a founding partner of Abbott & Kindermann, LLP a land use, environmental and real estate firm representing clients throughout California. Since 1989, she has been practicing in the areas of environmental, land use, and real estate law representing numerous private and public agency clients, development, agricultural, industrial, mining and other landowner interests in matters concerning environmental, land use, planning and zoning laws, CEQA, Federal and State Endangered Species Acts, wetlands, water rights and water quality, mineral rights, timber and forestry resources, NEPA and hazardous waste matters, including CERCLA. She provides legal guidance on permit acquisition and compliance at the regulatory agency level and litigation services at the Federal, State and local levels.

Diane S. Moore, M.S. is the Principal Biologist of Moore Biological Consultants, a biology-based firm specializing in compliance with Clean Water Act (CWA) and State and Federal Endangered Species Acts.  She has over 25 years experience in the management of biological resources including due-diligence, baseline inventory, impact assessment, permitting, and preparation of various environmental documents and has secured wetland permits and associated approvals from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies for a variety of public works, development, recreation, agriculture, mining, and restoration projects, primarily in the Central Valley.

(To Register Click Here)

  • Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
  • Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The registration fee for the program is $80.00. Please register early to reserve your seat. Select the links above to see registration details for each location, as they differ. MCLE and AICP CM credits are available. (Approval pending.) 

 

 

REGISTER TODAY! WETLANDS: NEW ISSUES - NEW CONTROVERSIES -OLD AND NEW SOLUTIONS

Reserve your seat for this seminar taking place on March 15, 2016

This seminar addresses wetlands and associated endangered species challenges, the latest statutory and regulatory guidance, plus valuable strategies for addressing each. Compliance guidance for wetlands programs will be provided while underscoring the issues and solutions specific to the agricultural and development community.

You will hear the latest trends, case studies and policies related to wetlands and associated ESA regulations to enable you to proactively address and plan in lieu of reacting to regulatory changes and trends as they evolve. To view the class outline click here.

Speakers

Diane G. Kindermann is a founding partner of Abbott & Kindermann, LLP a land use, environmental and real estate firm representing clients throughout California. Since 1989, she has been practicing in the areas of environmental, land use, and real estate law representing numerous private and public agency clients, development, agricultural, industrial, mining and other landowner interests in matters concerning environmental, land use, planning and zoning laws, CEQA, Federal and State Endangered Species Acts, wetlands, water rights and water quality, mineral rights, timber and forestry resources, NEPA and hazardous waste matters, including CERCLA. She provides legal guidance on permit acquisition and compliance at the regulatory agency level and litigation services at the Federal, State and local levels.

Diane S. Moore, M.S. is the Principal Biologist of Moore Biological Consultants, a biology-based firm specializing in compliance with Clean Water Act (CWA) and State and Federal Endangered Species Acts.  She has over 25 years experience in the management of biological resources including due-diligence, baseline inventory, impact assessment, permitting, and preparation of various environmental documents and has secured wetland permits and associated approvals from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies for a variety of public works, development, recreation, agriculture, mining, and restoration projects, primarily in the Central Valley.

(To Register Click Here)

  • Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
  • Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The registration fee for the program is $80.00. Please register early to reserve your seat. Select the links above to see registration details for each location, as they differ. MCLE and AICP CM credits are available. (Approval pending.) 

 

Seminar on Boundary Disputes, Adverse Possession, Easements and Conflicting Surveys

Glen Hansen will be speaking at the “Boundaries and Easements” seminar on March 10, 2016, in Sacramento, California, hosted by HalfMoon Education Inc.  For more information, please click here to view the brochure.

REGISTER TODAY! WETLANDS: NEW ISSUES - NEW CONTROVERSIES -OLD AND NEW SOLUTIONS

Reserve your seat for one of two seminars taking place in February and March 2016

This seminar addresses wetlands and associated endangered species challenges, the latest statutory and regulatory guidance, plus valuable strategies for addressing each. Compliance guidance for wetlands programs will be provided while underscoring the issues and solutions specific to the agricultural and development community.

You will hear the latest trends, case studies and policies related to wetlands and associated ESA regulations to enable you to proactively address and plan in lieu of reacting to regulatory changes and trends as they evolve.

Speakers

Diane G. Kindermann is a founding partner of Abbott & Kindermann, LLP a land use, environmental and real estate firm representing clients throughout California. Since 1989, she has been practicing in the areas of environmental, land use, and real estate law representing numerous private and public agency clients, development, agricultural, industrial, mining and other landowner interests in matters concerning environmental, land use, planning and zoning laws, CEQA, Federal and State Endangered Species Acts, wetlands, water rights and water quality, mineral rights, timber and forestry resources, NEPA and hazardous waste matters, including CERCLA. She provides legal guidance on permit acquisition and compliance at the regulatory agency level and litigation services at the Federal, State and local levels.

Diane S. Moore, M.S. is the Principal Biologist of Moore Biological Consultants, a biology-based firm specializing in compliance with Clean Water Act (CWA) and State and Federal Endangered Species Acts.  She has over 25 years experience in the management of biological resources including due-diligence, baseline inventory, impact assessment, permitting, and preparation of various environmental documents and has secured wetland permits and associated approvals from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies for a variety of public works, development, recreation, agriculture, mining, and restoration projects, primarily in the Central Valley.

Sacramento Conference  (To Register for the Sacramento Location Click Here)

  • Date: Monday, February 29, 2016
  • Location: Sacramento Hilton Arden West, 2200 Harvard Street
  • Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
  • Program: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Modesto Conference  (To Register for the Modesto Location Click Here)

  • Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
  • Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The registration fee for the program is $80.00. Please register early to reserve your seat. Select the links above to see registration details for each location, as they differ. MCLE and AICP CM credits are available. (Approval pending.) 

Please call (916) 456-9595 with any questions.

REGISTER TODAY! Abbott & Kindermann's 15th Annual Land Use, Real Estate, and Environmental Law Update

Reserve your seat for one of four seminars taking place in early 2016.

In January and February 2016 Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its 15th annual educational program for clients and colleagues interested in current land use, environmental, and real estate issues affecting commercial and residential development, agriculture, real estate transactions, easements, mining and the construction materials production industry.  

A summary of 2015 case law and legislative updates includes the following hot topics for 2016:

  • Air Quality and Climate Change: including CEQA Guidelines and Mandatory Reporting
  • Mining
  • Updating Land Use Entitlements
  • Endangered Species
  • Water Quality and Wetlands
  • Water Rights and Supply
  • Cultural Resources
  • Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Enforcement
  • Hazardous Substance Control and Cleanup
  • Timber Resources
  • CEQA:  Exemptions, Baseline, Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change
  • CEQA Litigation
  • Real Estate Acquisition and Development

Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its annual program at four locations: Redding, Modesto, Sacramento and Napa.  Details for the seminars are below.  We hope you can join us and we look forward to seeing you there.

Modesto Conference  (To Register for the Modesto Location Click Here)

  • Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
  • Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sacramento Conference  (To Register for the Sacramento Location Click Here)

  • Date: Friday, February 5, 2016
  • Location: Sacramento Hilton Arden West, 2200 Harvard Street
  • Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. with continental breakfast
  • Program: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Redding Conference  (To Register for the Redding Location Click Here)

  • Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
  • Location: Hilton Garden Inn Redding, 5050 Bechelli Lane
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Napa Conference  (To Register for the Napa Location Click Here)

  • Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016
  • Location: Embassy Suites, 1075 California Boulevard
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The registration fee for the program is $80.00. Please register early to reserve your seat. Select the links above to see registration details for each location, as they differ. MCLE and AICP CM credits are available (approval pending).

Please call (916) 456-9595 with any questions.

REGISTER TODAY! Abbott & Kindermann's 15th Annual Land Use, Real Estate, and Environmental Law Update

Reserve your seat for one of four seminars taking place in early 2016.

In January and February 2016 Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its 15th annual educational program for clients and colleagues interested in current land use, environmental, and real estate issues affecting commercial and residential development, agriculture, real estate transactions, easements, mining and the construction materials production industry.  

A summary of 2015 case law and legislative updates includes the following hot topics for 2016:

  • Air Quality and Climate Change: including CEQA Guidelines and Mandatory Reporting
  • Mining
  • Updating Land Use Entitlements
  • Endangered Species
  • Water Quality and Wetlands
  • Water Rights and Supply
  • Cultural Resources
  • Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Enforcement
  • Hazardous Substance Control and Cleanup
  • Timber Resources
  • CEQA:  Exemptions, Baseline, Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change
  • CEQA Litigation
  • Real Estate Acquisition and Development

Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its annual program at four locations: Redding, Modesto, Sacramento and Napa.  Details for the seminars are below.  We hope you can join us and we look forward to seeing you there.

Modesto Conference  (To Register for the Modesto Location Click Here)

  • Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
  • Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sacramento Conference  (To Register for the Sacramento Location Click Here)

  • Date: Friday, February 5, 2016
  • Location: Sacramento Hilton Arden West, 2200 Harvard Street
  • Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. with continental breakfast
  • Program: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Redding Conference  (To Register for the Redding Location Click Here)

  • Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
  • Location: Hilton Garden Inn Redding, 5050 Bechelli Lane
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Napa Conference  (To Register for the Napa Location Click Here)

  • Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016
  • Location: Embassy Suites, 1075 California Boulevard
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The registration fee for the program is $80.00. Please register early to reserve your seat. Select the links above to see registration details for each location, as they differ. MCLE and AICP CM credits are available (approval pending).

Please call (916) 456-9595 with any questions.

 

REGISTER TODAY! Abbott & Kindermann's 15th Annual Land Use, Real Estate, and Environmental Law Update

Reserve your seat for one of four seminars taking place in early 2016.

In January and February 2016 Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its 15th annual educational program for clients and colleagues interested in current land use, environmental, and real estate issues affecting commercial and residential development, agriculture, real estate transactions, easements, mining and the construction materials production industry.  

A summary of 2015 case law and legislative updates includes the following hot topics for 2016:

  • Air Quality and Climate Change: including CEQA Guidelines and Mandatory Reporting
  • Mining
  • Updating Land Use Entitlements
  • Endangered Species
  • Water Quality and Wetlands
  • Water Rights and Supply
  • Cultural Resources
  • Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Enforcement
  • Hazardous Substance Control and Cleanup
  • Timber Resources
  • CEQA:  Exemptions, Baseline, Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change
  • CEQA Litigation
  • Real Estate Acquisition and Development

Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its annual program at four locations: Redding, Modesto, Sacramento and Napa.  Details for the seminars are below.  We hope you can join us and we look forward to seeing you there.

Modesto Conference  (To Register for the Modesto Location Click Here)

  • Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
  • Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sacramento Conference  (To Register for the Sacramento Location Click Here)

  • Date: Friday, February 5, 2016
  • Location: Sacramento Hilton Arden West, 2200 Harvard Street
  • Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. with continental breakfast
  • Program: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Redding Conference  (To Register for the Redding Location Click Here)

  • Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
  • Location: Hilton Garden Inn Redding, 5050 Bechelli Lane
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Napa Conference  (To Register for the Napa Location Click Here)

  • Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016
  • Location: Embassy Suites, 1075 California Boulevard
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The registration fee for the program is $80.00. Please register early to reserve your seat. Select the links above to see registration details for each location, as they differ. MCLE and AICP CM credits are available (approval pending).

Please call (916) 456-9595 with any questions.

 

Join William Abbott on August 20, 2015 for UC Davis Extension's Vested Rights, Vesting Maps and Development Agreements Class.

Class Description:

Development agreements are an effective avenue for a community and developer to come together and process a project. Both sides of the table need to carefully consider the terms of these contracts and explore questions of content and performance before completing such an agreement. Learn the legislative and judicial aspects of development agreements.

Explore the legal basis for development agreements and the overlap between agreements and vesting subdivision maps. Examine the negotiating process, identify and discuss the range of options available when negotiating a development agreement, and review the theoretically possible agreement. Consider the key points of an agreement, learn ways to assist in understanding the needs of the other side and select the players to conduct the negotiation.

Topics include:

  • Common law vested rights
  • Legal review
  • Development agreements vs. vested maps
  • The Development Agreement Statute
  • Key terms and alternative approaches
  • Considerations in negotiating the agreement
  • Contents of an agreement
  • Testing the waters
  • Paper control--who drafts the document
  • Enforceability
  • How to implement agreements
  • What happens after the life of an agreement

Schedule:

August 20, 2015 – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sacramento: Sutter Square Galleria, 2901 K Street

Instructors:

William Abbott and Steven Rudolph

For more info, or to enroll visit: https://extension.ucdavis.edu/section/vested-rights-vesting-maps-and-development-agreements

 

SAVE THE DATE - Abbott & Kindermann's 2nd Annual Update on Easement Law and Boundary Disputes

Glen C. Hansen of Abbott & Kindermann, LLP, will present the 2nd annual update on recent developments in resolving easement and boundary disputes in California. This is an advanced class aimed primarily at land surveyors, civil engineers, attorneys, and property owners. This intense, three-hour class examines recent case law about:

  • Creating and Terminating Easements
  • Accommodating Neighbors vs. Creating Prescriptive Easements
  • Determining the Scope of an Easement
  • Interfering with Easement Rights
  • Locating and Maintaining Boundary Dividers
  • Using Historical Evidence in Boundary Disputes
  • Resolving Conflicting Surveys

MCLE and American Planning Association continuing education credits offered, pending approval.

MCLE 3.0       CM 3.0

Glen C. Hansen is Senior Counsel at Abbott & Kindermann, LLP, and a long-time practitioner in real estate and land use law.

Cost $85.00 

Locations and Times

Fairfield – August 14, 2015, 8:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m. (To Register for the Fairfield Location Click Here)

Hilton Garden Inn – Fairfield, 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield, CA 94533

Roseville – October 23, 2015, 8:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.  (To Register for the Roseville Location Click Here)

Holiday Inn Express – Roseville, 1398 East Roseville Parkway, Roseville, CA 95661

Registration:   8:00 a.m.

Class:              8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Break:             10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

 

 

SAVE THE DATE! Abbott & Kindermann's 14th Annual Land Use, Real Estate, and Environmental Law Update

Reserve your seat for one of four seminars taking place in early 2015.

In January and February 2015 Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its 14th annual educational program for clients and colleagues interested in current land use, environmental, and real estate issues affecting commercial and residential development, agriculture, real estate transactions, easements, mining and the construction materials production industry.  

A summary of 2014 case law and legislative updates includes the following hot topics for 2015:

  • Air Quality and Climate Change: including CEQA Guidelines and Mandatory Reporting
  • Mining
  • Updating Land Use Entitlements
  • Endangered Species
  • Water Quality and Wetlands
  • Water Rights and Supply
  • Cultural Resources
  • Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Enforcement
  • Hazardous Substance Control and Cleanup
  • Timber Resources
  • CEQA: Exemptions, Baseline, Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change
  • CEQA Litigation
  • Real Estate Acquisition and Development

Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its annual program at four locations: Redding, Modesto, Sacramento and Napa. Details for the seminars are below. We hope you can join us and we look forward to seeing you there.

Redding Conference (To Register for the Redding Location Click Here)

Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Redding, 5050 Bechelli Lane

Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Modesto Conference (To Register for the Modesto Location Click Here)

Date: Thursday, January 15, 2015

Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street

Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sacramento Conference (To Register for the Sacramento Location Click Here)

Date: Friday, January 23, 2015

Location: Sacramento Hilton Arden West, 2200 Harvard Street

Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. with continental breakfast

Program: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Napa Conference (To Register for the Napa Location Click Here)

Date: Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Location: Napa Valley Marriott Hotel and Spa, 3425 Solano Avenue

Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The registration fee for the program is $80.00. Please register early to reserve your seat. Select the links above to see registration details for each location, as they differ. MCLE and AICP CM credits are available (pending approval).

Please call (916) 456-9595 with any questions.

 

NEW CLASS - Napa Wine Law Class - Analyzing The Potential Of Winery And Vineyard Property

Join Diane G. Kindermann and Brian Russell of Abbott & Kindermann, LLP, in a new class which will provide the attendee with current issues and solutions to consider when analyzing the feasibility of a winery or vineyard property. This half day program will cover how local, state and federal laws could restrict or enhance your intended uses. For example, the class will provide an overview on how the California Environmental Quality Act, the Napa County General Plan, and the Napa County Winery Definition Ordinance govern the permitting process. Insight into California water law, the Endangered Species Acts, and how cultural resources could impact your plans for your land will also be included. Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will provide strategies and recommendations for achieving your desired entitlements, working with local planning staff and managing potential opponents to your project. Finally, this class will identify shifting patterns of regulations applicable to vineyards and winery approvals to anticipate in the upcoming years.

Cost $85.00

Location and Time

November 18, 2014, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (To Register Click Here)

Villagio Inn & Spa, 6481 Washington Street, Yountville, CA 94599

Sign in:           8:30 a.m.

Class:              9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

MCLE and American Planning Association continuing education credits offered, pending approval.

MCLE 2.25     CM 2.25

 

REMINDER - NEW CLASS - Update on Easement Law and Boundary Disputes

Join Glen C. Hansen of Abbott & Kindermann, LLP, in a new class which discusses recent developments in resolving easement and boundary disputes in California. This is an advanced class aimed primarily at land surveyors, civil engineers, attorneys, and property owners. This intense, three‑hour class interprets and applies:

  • Easement Creation and Termination
  • Determining the Scope of an Easement
  • Locating and Maintaining Boundary Dividers
  • Resolving Conflicting Surveys
  • Recently Enacted and Pending Legislation

MCLE and American Planning Association continuing education credits offered, pending approval.

MCLE 3.0       CM 3.0

Glen C. Hansen is a Senior Counsel at Abbott & Kindermann, LLP, and a long-time practitioner in real estate and land use law.

Cost $85.00

Locations and Times

Roseville – October 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (To Register for the Roseville Location Click Here)

Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Roseville, 1398 East Roseville Parkway, Roseville, CA 95661

916-774-6060

Fairfield – October 24, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (To Register for the Fairfield Location Click Here)

Hilton Garden Inn – Fairfield, 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield, CA 94533

707-399-2441

Sign in:           8:00 a.m.

Class:              8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Break:             10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

NEW CLASS - NAPA WINE LAW CLASS - ANALYZING THE POTENTIAL OF WINERY AND VINEYARD PROPERTY (FROM ZONING TO COMMON SENSE)

Join Diane G. Kindermann and Brian Russell of Abbott & Kindermann, LLP, in a new class which will provide the attendee with current issues and solutions to consider when analyzing the feasibility of a winery or vineyard property. This half day program will cover how local, state and federal laws could restrict or enhance your intended uses. For example, the class will provide an overview on how the California Environmental Quality Act, the Napa County General Plan, and the Napa County Winery Definition Ordinance govern the permitting process.  Insight into California water law, the Endangered Species Acts, and how cultural resources could impact your plans for your land will also be included.  Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will provide strategies and recommendations for achieving your desired entitlements, working with local planning staff and managing potential opponents to your project.  Finally, this class will identify shifting patterns of regulations applicable to vineyards and winery approvals to anticipate in the upcoming years.

Cost $85.00

Location and Time

November 18, 2014, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (To Register Click Here)

Villagio Inn & Spa, 6481 Washington Street, Yountville, CA 94599

Sign in:           8:30 a.m.

Class:              9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

MCLE and American Planning Association continuing education credits offered, pending approval.

MCLE 2.25     CM 2.25

REMINDER - NEW CLASS - Update on Easement Law and Boundary Disputes

Join Glen C. Hansen of Abbott & Kindermann, LLP, in a new class which discusses recent developments in resolving easement and boundary disputes in California. This is an advanced class aimed primarily at land surveyors, civil engineers, attorneys, and property owners. This intense, three‑hour class interprets and applies:

  • Easement Creation and Termination
  • Determining the Scope of an Easement
  • Locating and Maintaining Boundary Dividers
  • Resolving Conflicting Surveys
  • Recently Enacted and Pending Legislation

MCLE and American Planning Association continuing education credits offered, pending approval.

MCLE 3.0       CM 3.0

Glen C. Hansen is a Senior Counsel at Abbott & Kindermann, LLP, and a long-time practitioner in real estate and land use law.

Cost $85.00

Locations and Times

Roseville – October 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (To Register for the Roseville Location Click Here)

Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Roseville, 1398 East Roseville Parkway, Roseville, CA 95661

Fairfield – October 24, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (To Register for the Fairfield Location Click Here)

Hilton Garden Inn – Fairfield, 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield, CA 94533

Sign in:           8:00 a.m.

Class:              8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m

NEW CLASS - Update on Easement Law and Boundary Disputes

Join Glen C. Hansen of Abbott & Kindermann, LLP, in a new class which discusses recent developments in resolving easement and boundary disputes in California.  This is an advanced class aimed primarily at land surveyors, civil engineers, attorneys, and property owners. This intense, three‑hour class interprets and applies: 

  • Easement Creation and Termination
  • Determining the Scope of an Easement
  • Locating and Maintaining Boundary Dividers
  • Resolving Conflicting Surveys
  • Recently Enacted and Pending Legislation

MCLE and American Planning Association continuing education credits offered, pending approval.

MCLE 3.0       CM 3.0

Glen C. Hansen is a Senior Counsel at Abbott & Kindermann, LLP, and a long-time practitioner in real estate and land use law.

Cost $85.00

Locations and Times

Roseville – October 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (To Register for the Roseville Location Click Here)

Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Roseville, 1398 East Roseville Parkway, Roseville, CA 95661

Fairfield – October 24, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  (To Register for the Fairfield Location Click Here)

Hilton Garden Inn – Fairfield, 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield, CA 94533

 

Sign in:           8:00 a.m.

Class:              8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

 

2nd Annual Class - Proactive Land Use Entitlement Strategies For Raw Land And Updates To Existing Entitlements

Join William Abbott and Kate Hart of Abbott & Kindermann in a new class which ties together best practices for land development projects. This is an advanced class aimed primarily at project managers, engineers, and development consultants. This intense, three hour class interprets and applies:

·       CEQA

·       Permit Streamlining Act

·       Subdivision Map Act

·       Clean Water Act

·       Endangered Species Act

·       Updating Existing Entitlements

MCLE and American Planning Association continuing education credits offered, pending approval.

MCLE 3.0       CM 3.0

William Abbott is a long time practitioner in land use and CEQA law at Abbott & Kindermann, LLP. Kate Hart is senior counsel at Abbott & Kindermann and a practitioner in land use and CEQA law, and has served as a member and chair of the Regional Water Quality Control Board for the Central Valley.

 Cost $85.00

Locations and Times

Lodi – April 17, 2014, 8:30-11:30 a.m. (To Register for the Lodi Location Click Here)

Hampton Inn & Suites – Lodi, 1337 S. Beckman Road, Lodi, CA 95240

Modesto - April 17, 2014, 1:30-4:30 p.m. (To Register for the Modesto Location Click Here)

Double Tree by Hilton – Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street, Modesto, CA 95354

Woodland - April 22, 2014, 8:30-11:30 a.m. (To Register for the Woodland Location Click Here)

Hampton Inn & Suites – Woodland, 2060 Freeway Drive, Woodland, CA 95776

Fairfield - April 22, 2014, 1:30-4:30 p.m. (To Register for the Fairfield Location Click Here)

Hilton Garden Inn – Fairfield, 2200 Gateway Court, Fairfield, CA 94533

 

REMINDER - SAVE THE DATE!

Abbott & Kindermann’s 13th Annual Land Use, Real Estate, and Environmental Law Update

Reserve your seat for one of four seminars taking place in 2014.

In February 2014 Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its 13th annual educational program for clients and colleagues interested in current land use, environmental, and real estate issues affecting commercial and residential development, agriculture, real estate transactions, easements, mining and the construction materials production industry. 

A summary of 2013 case law and legislative updates includes the following hot topics for 2014:

  • Air Quality and Climate Change: including CEQA Guidelines and Mandatory Reporting
  • Mining
  • Subdivision Map Extensions
  • Interpreting Development Agreements
  • Endangered Species
  • Water Quality and Wetlands
  • Water Rights and Supply
  • Cultural Resources
  • Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Enforcement
  • Hazardous Substance Control and Cleanup
  • Timber Resources
  • CEQA Litigation: Baseline, Alternatives Analysis, Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies and SB 226 Update

Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its annual program at four locations: Redding, Modesto, Sacramento and Napa. Details for the seminars are below. 

The registration fee for the program is $55.00. Please register early. The fee will increase to $70.00 for late registration. If paying by check, payment must be received within 10 days of registration to secure your seat. Select the links above to see registration details for each location, as they differ. MCLE and AICP CM credits are available.

Redding Conference (To Register for the Redding Location Click Here)

  • Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
  • Location: Hilton Garden Inn Redding, 5050 Bechelli Lane
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Register by 1/28/14 to avoid late registration fees.

Modesto Conference (To Register for the Modesto Location Click Here)

  • Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014
  • Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Register by 1/31/14 to avoid late registration fees.

Sacramento Conference (To Register for the Sacramento Location Click Here)

  • Date: Friday, February 21, 2014
  • Location: Sacramento Hilton Arden West, 2200 Harvard Street
  • Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. with continental breakfast
  • Program: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
  • Register by 2/5/14 to avoid late registration fees.

Napa Conference (To Register for the Napa Location Click Here)

  • Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • Location: Napa Valley Marriott Hotel and Spa, 3425 Solano Avenue
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Register by 2/10/14 to avoid late registration fees.

We hope you can join us and we look forward to seeing you there.

Please call (916) 456-9595 with any questions.

REMINDER - SAVE THE DATE!

Abbott & Kindermann’s 13th Annual Land Use, Real Estate, and Environmental Law Update

Reserve your seat for one of four seminars taking place in 2014.

In February 2014 Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its 13th annual educational program for clients and colleagues interested in current land use, environmental, and real estate issues affecting commercial and residential development, agriculture, real estate transactions, easements, mining and the construction materials production industry.  

A summary of 2013 case law and legislative updates includes the following hot topics for 2014:

  • Air Quality and Climate Change: including CEQA Guidelines and Mandatory Reporting
  • Mining
  • Subdivision Map Extensions
  • Interpreting Development Agreements
  • Endangered Species
  • Water Quality and Wetlands
  • Water Rights and Supply
  • Cultural Resources
  • Renewable Energy
  • Environmental Enforcement
  • Hazardous Substance Control and Cleanup
  • Timber Resources
  • CEQA Litigation: Baseline, Alternatives Analysis, Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies and SB 226 Update

Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its annual program at four locations: Redding, Modesto, Sacramento and Napa. Details for the seminars are below. We hope you can join us and we look forward to seeing you there.

Redding Conference (To Register for the Redding Location Click Here)

  • Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
  • Location: Hilton Garden Inn Redding, 5050 Bechelli Lane
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Modesto Conference (To Register for the Modesto Location Click Here)

  • Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014
  • Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sacramento Conference (To Register for the Sacramento Location Click Here)

  • Date: Friday, February 21, 2014
  • Location: Sacramento Hilton Arden West, 2200 Harvard Street
  • Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. with continental breakfast
  • Program: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Napa Conference (To Register for the Napa Location Click Here)

  • Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • Location: Napa Valley Marriott Hotel and Spa, 3425 Solano Avenue
  • Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The registration fee for the program is $55.00. Please register early. The fee will increase to $70.00 for late registration. If paying by check, payment must be received within 10 days of registration to secure your seat. Select the links above to see registration details for each location, as they differ. MCLE and AICP CM credits are available.

Please call (916) 456-9595 with any questions.

 

 

HalfMoon Education Inc.'s Land Boundaries and Access Rights Seminar

Glen Hansen will be speaking at HalfMoon Education Inc.’s Land Boundaries and Access Rights Seminar on May 16, 2013 in Sacramento, California. For more information, please click here to view the brochure.

UCLA Extension 27th Annual Land Use Law & Planning Conference

William Abbott will be speaking at UCLA Extension’s 27th Annual Land Use Law & Planning Conference on January 18, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA. For more information visit: www.uclaextension.edu/landuse.

 

Save the Date!

Abbott & Kindermann's 12th Annual Land Use, Real Estate, and Environmental Law Update

Reserve your seat for one of three seminars taking place in 2013.

In January and February 2013 Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its 12th annual complimentary educational program for clients and colleagues interested in current land use, environmental, and real estate issues affecting commercial and residential development, agriculture, real estate transactions, easements, mining and the construction materials production industry.  

Air Quality and Climate Change: including CEQA Guidelines and Mandatory Reporting
CEQA Litigation: Baseline, Alternatives Analysis, Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies and SB 226 Update
Subdivision Map Extensions
Interpreting Development Agreements
Endangered Species
Water Quality and Wetlands
Water Rights and Supply
Cultural Resources
Renewable Energy
Environmental Enforcement
Hazardous Substance Control and Cleanup
Timber Resources

Abbott & Kindermann, LLP will present its annual program at three locations: Sacramento, Modesto and Redding. Details for the seminars are below. We hope you can join us and we look forward to seeing you there.

Modesto Conference

Date: Thursday, January 17, 2013
Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street
Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Redding Conference

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Location: Hilton Garden Inn Redding, 5050 Bechelli Lane
Registration: 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Program: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sacramento Conference

Date: Friday, February 8, 2013
Location: Sacramento Hilton Arden West, 2200 Harvard Street
Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. with continental breakfast
Program: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

There is no charge for the programs and MCLE and AICP CM credits are available.

An RSVP will be required as space is limited. To reserve a spot, call our office at (916) 456-9595. When calling, please specify which conference you will be attending.

 

Diane Kindermann to Speak on Stormwater Regulations

Diane Kindermann Henderson, a partner at the firm, will be speaking at the Lorman Seminar on Current Issues in Stormwater Regulation on August 16, 2012, in Redding.  This seminar will discuss changes in Stormwater regulations including the new Draft Industrial NPDES Permit released in July, permitting processes, compliance and legal issues and the effects of Stormwater on the environment.  For more information, including RSVP details, visit the Lorman website.


Join William Abbott this summer at UC Davis Extension Land Use and Natural Resources Program

Vested Rights, Vesting Maps and Development Agreements

William Abbott

121LUP154

Thursday, August 23, 2012, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Sutter Square Galleria

Sacramento, CA

Development agreements are an effective avenue for a community and developer to come together and process a project. Both sides of the table need to carefully consider the terms of these contracts and explore questions of content and performance before completing such an agreement. Learn the legislative and judicial aspects of development agreements.

Examine the legal basis for development agreements and the overlap between agreements and vesting subdivision maps. Examine the negotiating process, identify and discuss the range of options available when negotiating a development agreement, and review the theoretically possible agreement. Consider the key points of an agreement, learn ways to assist in understanding the needs of the other side and select the players to conduct the negotiation.

Topics include:

  • Common law vested rights
  • Legal review
  • Development agreements vs. vested maps
  • The Development Agreement Statute
  • Key terms and alternative approaches
  • Considerations in negotiating the agreement
  • Contents of an agreement
  • Testing the waters
  • Paper control--who drafts the document
  • Enforceability
  • How to implement agreements
  • What happens after the life of an agreement

For more information, visit us online

Please join Diane Kindermann and her co-panelists on September 14, 2012, for a CEQA for LAFCO program

Instructors: Diane Kindermann, Bruce Baracco, Bob Klousner, Amanda Olekszulin, and Terry Rivasplata

The program is designed to give LAFCO, city and special district staff the ability to prepare, initiate, administer, review and comment on environmental documents required by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). For more information, including Registration details, please visit www.Calafco.org

Motherlode Wineries & Vineyards Seminar, sponsored by Abbott & Kindermann, California Association of Winegrape Growers ("CAWG") and others.

This seminar will guide winery, vineyard owners, operators and legal professionals through cost-effective strategies to address current environmental, business and technical challenges.

Two Dates and Locations:

November 6, 2012 – Oak Ridge Winery, Lodi; and

November 14, 2012 – Cielo Estate, Shingle Springs

More information, tentative agenda and registration coming soon.