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Upcoming Speaking Engagements and Events – November

November 10, 2016 Jena Shoaf Acos and Elisabeth L. Esposito will be presenting California Water Law MCLE for the Santa Barbara Barristers.  This focused legal program provides an overview of California water law, including an explanation of the state’s dual water rights system (i.e., riparian and appropriative rights) and recent groundwater legislation. The presentation will … Continue Reading »

Upcoming Speaking Engagements and Events – October

October 21, 2016 Ryan Waterman will be moderating the Irrigated Lands and the Challenge of Improving Groundwater Quality panel at the 25th Annual Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite. Click here for further details. Ryan Waterman                          

Upcoming Speaking Engagements and Events – October

October 5, 2016 Bradley Herrema will speak at the GRA Southern California Branch and Inland Geological Society (IGS) joint meeting in Riverside. The Sustainable Groundwater Management event will address how Southern California agencies in several different groundwater basins are working towards complying with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). Click here for further details and to RSVP. … Continue Reading »

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements and Events – September

Sept. 15, 2016

Amy Steinfeld will speak at the Hydrology and the Law Seminar in Santa Monica.

Amy Steinfeld








Upcoming Speaking Engagements and Events

June 14, 2016 On June 14, Ryan Waterman will be a featured speaker at the State Bar of California’s “Sea Level Rise in San Diego: Managing a Changing Coast.”  Ryan Waterman       June 6, 2016 Russell McGlothlin will present updates on groundwater rights and adjudication processes at Law Seminar International’s Sustainable Groundwater in California: The Mechanics … Continue Reading »

June: Speaking Engagements

June 2, 2015 Russ McGlothlin will speak at the Groundwater Resources Association of California’s Groundwater Sustainability Agency Formation: Solid Steps Forward for Boundary Determination, Legal Agreements and Public Participation in Sacramento.  Russell McGlothlin       June 15, 2015 Amy Steinfeld will speak at Argent Communications Group’s San Francisco 2015 California Water Law & Policy MCLE Conference; Water Supply, Regulation, … Continue Reading »

AGWA-AGWT Annual Conference

The American Ground Water Trust (AGWT) – Association of Ground Water Agencies (AGWA) in cooperation with Ground Water Association and California Ground Water Coalition will hold it’s Annual Conference on February 9, 2015 Brad Herrema will speak on the “Legal Framework of the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act.” Register to attend at AGWA-AGWT. Brad Herrema      

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Identifying Challenges & Barriers in the Implementation of the SGMA

Russ McGlothlin is participating in Stanford Law School’s Uncommon Dialogue being held Tuesday, January 27, 2015 on Stanford’s campus.

Stanford University’s Water in the West and The Nature Conservancy of California are convening this Uncommon Dialogue to bring together groundwater managers, county and state representatives, and water policy experts along with non-­governmental organizations representing environmental, disadvantaged communities and other interests to discuss challenges in implementing the bill, and how best to meet those challenges. This workshop will also identify opportunities for collaboration in addressing many of the barriers in the formation of GSAs and implementation of GSPs, as well as potential solutions and areas for additional research.

Featuring speakers:

Russ McGlothlin




CEQA & Subdivision Map Seminars

On January 15, 2015 Diane De Felice and Amy Steinfeld will be presenting CEQA & Subdivision Map Seminars as part of ACEC California’s educational seminars series. Featured Speakers Amy Steinfeld Diane DeFelice  

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CBIA’s 2014 Select Conference on Industry Litigation

The California Building Industry Association’s Select Conference on Industry Litigation (SCIL) is taking place November 15-16 in San Diego.

Stephanie Osler Hastings will speak on the new Sustainable Groundwater Act.

Featuring speakers:

Stephanie Osler Hastings