Cure Title Problems That May Cause Future Disputes

Some of the most common title defects practitioners face each year involve easement, encroachment and setback issues. 

For more information and to register click the following link for the seminar webpage: Easement/Encroachment/Setback Issues in Title

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.

Schedule:

March 15, 2019 – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Galleria, 2901 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95816

Instructors:

Cecily Talbert Barclay, Matthew Gray, and William Abbott

For more information click here:

Reserve your seat for one of four seminars taking place in early 2019.

In January and February 2019 Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. will present its 18th 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 2018 case law and legislative updates includes the following hot topics for 2019:

  • 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, 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, January 16, 2019

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Redding, 5050 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA

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: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street, Modesto, CA

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: Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Location: Embassy Suites, 1075 California Boulevard, Napa, CA

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 8, 2019

Location: Sacramento Hilton Arden West, 2200 Harvard Street, Sacramento, CA

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

Program: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

The registration fee for the program is $95.00. 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.

Abbott & Kindermann, Inc., an AV rated firm seeks a lateral attorney to help expand a preeminent California land use, public agency and environmental law practice located in Sacramento. Candidate must be highly motivated, self-sufficient and dedicated, with a solid work ethic.

The firm serves public agency and private-sector clients on land use, state and federal environmental law matters, including the California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, and Clean Water Act, state and local public agency law, including land-use, Proposition 218, Brown Act, and the Public Records Act.

The successful applicant will be part of a recognized team associated with prominent clients across the state involving land use and environmental advocacy, litigation and transactions.

Qualification Requirements

Candidate must possess the requisite knowledge, skills and capability to accomplish the essential duties and responsibilities of the position:

•          5 years of relevant experience

•          Strong analytical and writing skills and academic credentials

•          Ability to work effectively as a team member

•          Ability to complete significant transactional or litigation projects with supervision

•          Experience in environmental or public agency law a plus

How to Apply

A position at Abbott & Kindermann will enable you to develop your skills and grow professionally in a collegial, friendly working environment.  We offer robust employee benefits and strong mentorship for our associates.

To be considered for this opening, please submit a cover letter; your resume; a research-based writing sample (such as a research memo); and a persuasive writing sample.   Please send to Jeaninne Budowich at jbudowich@aklandlaw.com

Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices of the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. is pleased to announce that we have been included on the 2019 Best Law Firms listings published by U.S. News-Best Lawyers.   The firm is recognized both regionally and nationally in the fields of Land Use & Zoning law, and regionally for Land Use and Zoning litigation.

 

Reserve your seat for one of four seminars taking place in early 2019.

In January and February 2019 Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. will present its 18th 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 2018 case law and legislative updates includes the following hot topics for 2019:

  • 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, 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, January 16, 2019

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Redding, 5050 Bechelli Lane, Redding, CA

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: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto, 1150 Ninth Street, Modesto, CA

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: Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Location: Embassy Suites, 1075 California Boulevard, Napa, CA

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 8, 2019

Location: Sacramento Hilton Arden West, 2200 Harvard Street, Sacramento, CA

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

Program: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

The registration fee for the program is $95.00. 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.

Abbott & Kindermann, Inc., an AV rated firm seeks a lateral attorney to help expand a preeminent California land use, public agency and environmental law practice located in Sacramento. Candidate must be highly motivated, self-sufficient and dedicated, with a solid work ethic.

The firm serves public agency and private-sector clients on land use, state and federal environmental law matters, including the California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, and Clean Water Act, state and local public agency law, including land-use, Proposition 218, Brown Act, and the Public Records Act.

The successful applicant will be part of a recognized team associated with prominent clients across the state involving land use and environmental advocacy litigation and transactions.

Qualification Requirements

Candidate must possess the requisite knowledge, skills and capability to accomplish the essential duties and responsibilities of the position:

•          5 years of relevant experience

•          Strong analytical and writing skills and academic credentials

•          Ability to work effectively as a team member

•          Ability to complete significant transactional or litigation projects with supervision

•          Experience in environmental or public agency law a plus

How to Apply

A position at Abbott & Kindermann will enable you to develop your skills and grow professionally in a collegial, friendly working environment.  We offer robust employee benefits and strong mentorship for our associates.

To be considered for this opening, please submit a cover letter; your resume; a research-based writing sample (such as a research memo); and a persuasive writing sample.   Please send to Jeaninne Budowich at jbudowich@aklandlaw.com

Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices of the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

September 19, 2018 – 11am to 1pm

Presenter: Daniel S. Cucchi, Esq., Abbott & Kindermann, Inc.

The pace of new court rulings affecting land use professionals can be difficult to keep up with. But each one could have a significant impact on a land use professional’s day-to-day activities. If you want to catch up on the latest legal news that will help you implement best practices in your office, this session is for you. Dan will review select cases from 2017 & 2018 and facilitate a discussion about their relevance on employing high-quality land use practice techniques in your office.

When: Wednesday, September 19th

Where: AECOM – Coastal Conference Room 2020 L Street Suite 400 Sacramento, CA 95811

Time: 11AM-1PM

Cost: $20 (Lunch will be provided.)

Approved for 1.5 AICP Law Credits

Deadline to register is Tuesday, September 18 at Noon.

Register now!

Questions, please contact Dan Cucchi at 916.456.9595 or dcucchi@aklandlaw.com

Daniel S. Cucchi is an associate at Abbott & Kindermann, Inc.  For questions relating to this article or any other California land use, real estate, environmental and/or planning issues contact Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. at (916) 456-9595.

The information presented in this article should not be construed to be formal legal advice by Abbott & Kindermann, Inc., or the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Because of the changing nature of this area of the law and the importance of individual facts, readers are encouraged to seek independent counsel for advice regarding their individual legal issues.

 

Diane G. Kindermann (2015-2018) and William W. Abbott (2004-2018) were again selected for the Northern California Super Lawyers List in the practice areas of Land Use and Zoning law. More information is available at http://www.superlawyers.com/california-northern/. The firm is pleased to continue to serve private and public clients in Northern California on land use, environmental and real estate matters for more than 20 years.

Course Description

Learn key provisions of the Map Act, how it is applied in planning and development processes, recent legislative changes and new legal interpretations from court decisions and attorney general opinions. Explore both local agency and sub-divider viewpoints and discuss legal and practical solutions.

Topics include:

  • Map Act scope, purpose and history
  • Relationship of the Map Act to planning, zoning and development laws, including CEQA
  • When the Map Act does and does not apply
  • Certificates of compliance and lot line adjustments
  • Map Act exemptions and exceptions
  • What type of map is required
  • Procedures and actions applicable to maps
  • The role of vested rights, including vesting maps, development agreements and common law vesting
  • Constitutional and statutory limitations on conditions of approval (exactions/dedications/fees)
  • Grounds for approval and denial of maps
  • Rules and procedures regarding final maps
  • Corrections and amendments to maps
  • Exclusions and reversions
  • Mergers and alternatives to mergers
  • Antiquated subdivisions (old maps) and troubled conveyances
  • Enforcement, local appeals and judicial review

Schedule:

May 2, 2018 – Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Sacramento: Sutter Square Galleria, 2901 K Street, Room 305, Sacramento

Instructors:  William Abbott

For more info, or to enroll visit: https://extensionpv.ucdavis.edu/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=60665