Save the date and check back to reserve your spot for our virtual conference taking place January 21-25, 2021.

From January 21 to 25, 2021 Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. will present its 20st annual educational program for clients and colleagues interested in current land use, environmental, and real estate issues affecting commercial and residential

2020 amendments to the Ralph M. Brown Act (Gov. Code §§454950-54963)(“Brown Act” or “Act”) address how public officials may use social media, but not to conduct regular or specific business through those platforms.  The new law (AB 992; 2020 Stat., Ch. 89 (Effective September 18, 2020) was designed to provide more clarity for elected officials

Save the date and check back to reserve your spot for our virtual conference taking place January 21-25, 2021.

From January 21 to 25, 2021 Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. will present its 20th annual educational program for clients and colleagues interested in current land use, environmental, and real estate issues affecting commercial and residential

Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann, Inc.’s October Environmental Action News. This summary provides brief updates on recent environmental cases, legislation, and administrative actions in 2020.

  1. PREVIOUS MONTH’S UPDATE

To read the September 2020 Environmental Action News post, click here: https://blog.aklandlaw.com/2020/09/uncategorized/september-environmental-action-news/ .

  1. SUPREME COURT

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

Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann, Inc.’s October Real Estate Law Action News. This summary provides brief updates on recent environmental cases, legislation, and administrative actions in 2020. 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 September 2020 Environmental

U.S. News & World Report – Best Law Firm:

Abbott & Kindermann is pleased to announce that for 2020, U.S. News and World Report has again identified Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. as a nationally and regionally recognized Best Law Firm; a ranking that the firm has held since 2013.

Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. actively represents

Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. is pleased to announce  that  Sacramento Magazine in its August publication has recognized Bill Abbott again as a top attorney in land use for 2020.   Additionally, Bill is recognized as a 2020 Northern California Superlawyer in the field of land use/zoning and land use litigation  (2004-2020), and by Best Lawyers-Northern California

Space is still available for Glen Hansen’s virtual brownbag webinar on Thursday, August 27, 2020, titled, “Knick v. Scott: Substantial Changes Coming In Municipal Takings Litigation.” The seminar is hosted by the League of California Cities and will take place from 2:00-3:30pm. Registration closes on Wednesday, August 26. Do not miss out on

Welcome to Abbott & Kindermann, Inc.’s August Real Estate Law Action News. This summary provides brief updates on recent environmental cases, legislation, and administrative actions in 2020. 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 July 2020 Environmental

By Daniel S. Cucchi and Kristen Kortick

https://www.cpuc.ca.gov/rps/

Although cities and counties in California face health and safety shutdowns from the pandemic, utilities must continue essential services and remain in compliance with pre-existing laws. One of those laws is California’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (“RPS”) which is driving utilities to transition energy mixes to state approved