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William W. Abbott is Of Counsel in Abbott & Kindermann, Inc., a Sacramento-based law firm focusing on land use issues.  Mr. Abbott’s clients include public agencies, private developers, and property owners concerned with real estate development throughout California.  A long time instructor in land use law, Mr. Abbott also serves as an expert witness on California land use proceedings in state and federal court.

Mr. Abbott has also participated in numerous training programs for local planning departments, County Supervisors Association of California, League of California Cities, and the County Planning Directors’ Association.

Practice Areas:

  • Land use and planning law
  • Real estate law
  • Local government
  • CEQA, NEPA

Education:

  • J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 1978
  • B.A., University of California at Davis, 1974

Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann’s 2021 3rd Quarter cumulative CEQA update. This summary provides links to more in-depth case write-ups on the firm’s blog. The case names of the newest decisions start with Section 3 and are denoted by bold italic fonts.

2020 CEQA UPDATE

To read the 2020 cumulative CEQA review, click here: https://blog.aklandlaw.com/2021/01/articles/ceqa/2020-ceqa-4th-quarter-review/

Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann, Inc.’s September Environmental Action News. This summary provides brief updates on recent environmental cases, legislation, and administrative actions in 2021.

  1. PREVIOUS MONTH’S UPDATE

To read the 2021 Mid-Year Cumulative Environmental Action News Update, click here:

https://blog.aklandlaw.com/2021/09/uncategorized/mid-year-cumulative-environmental-action-news-update/

  1. SUPREME COURT

There is one case pending at the California Supreme Court. The

Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann, Inc.’s Mid-Year Cumulative Environmental Action News Update. This summary provides brief updates on recent environmental cases, legislation, and administrative actions in 2021. Bolded titles indicate new updates.

  1. PREVIOUS UPDATES

To read the June 2021 Environmental Action News post, click here:

https://blog.aklandlaw.com/2021/07/articles/ak-news/june-environmental-action-news/

To read the May 2021 Environmental Action News

Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann, Inc.’s August Real Estate Law Action News. This summary provides brief updates on recent real estate cases, legislation, and administrative actions in 2021.

  1. PREVIOUS UPDATE

To read the April 2021 Real Estate Action News post, click here:

https://blog.aklandlaw.com/2021/04/articles/takings-inverse-condemnation/april-monthly-real-estate-law-action-news/

  1. UPDATE

A. GENERAL REAL ESTATE

*There are no new cases in

Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann’s 2021 2nd Quarter cumulative CEQA update. This summary provides links to more in-depth case write-ups on the firm’s blog. The case names of the newest decisions start with Section 3 and are denoted by bold italic fonts.

2020 CEQA UPDATE

To read the 2020 cumulative CEQA review, click here: https://blog.aklandlaw.com/2021/01/articles/ceqa/2020-ceqa-4th-quarter-review/

Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann, Inc.’s June Environmental Action News. This summary provides brief updates on recent environmental cases, legislation, and administrative actions in 2021.

  1. PREVIOUS MONTH’S UPDATE

To read the May 2021 Environmental Action News post, click here:

https://blog.aklandlaw.com/2021/06/articles/ak-news/may-environmental-action-news/

  1. SUPREME COURT

There is one case pending at the California Supreme Court. The case

Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann, Inc.’s May Environmental Action News. This summary provides brief updates on recent environmental cases, legislation, and administrative actions in 2021.

  1. PREVIOUS MONTH’S UPDATE

To read the March 2021 Environmental Action News post, click here:  https://blog.aklandlaw.com/2021/03/articles/ak-news/march-environmental-action-news/

  1. SUPREME COURT

There is one case pending at the California Supreme Court. The case

Large Lot Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map

There is still space available! Please join William Abbott as he teaches a virtual course with pre-recorded material available from May 4-6, 2021, and a virtual live session on May 5, 2021, learning key provisions of the Subdivision Map Act. This seminar is hosted by UC Davis Extension.

Joining

Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann, Inc.’s April Real Estate Law Action News. This summary provides brief updates on recent real estate cases, legislation, and administrative actions in 2021. The case names of the newest decisions start with Section 3 and are denoted by bold italic fonts.

  1. PREVIOUS MONTH’S UPDATE

To read the March 2021

William Abbott will teach a virtual course with pre-recorded material available from May 4-6, 2021, and a virtual live session on May 5, 2021, learning key provisions of the Subdivision Map Act. This seminar is hosted by UC Davis Extension.

Joining Bill this year will be Timothy Denham, AICP, LEED AP, and Dennis Barber, PLS,