Save the Date: 27th Annual Land Use Law & Planning Conference

UCLA Extension

27th Annual Land Use Law & Planning Conference

Updates, Trends, and Assessments


A daylong cross-disciplinary conference examining a range of land use legislation, case law, and emerging developmental practices, and their influence on the day-to-day work of planners, developers, environmental regulators, and attorneys.


Friday, January 18, 2013

Millennium Biltmore Hotel

Los Angeles, CA

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Fee: $455 before December 18/$495 after


Los Angeles, CA – Now in its 27th year, the Land Use Law & Planning Conference offers a big-picture view of land use law and planning practice. A variety of knowledgeable speakers will provide succinct and provocative updates on core state and federal case law, and legislation, as well as practice pointers on basic land use law and planning issues. The conference is hosted by the UCLA Extension Public Policy Program and is approved for 7 hours of CM (AICP) and MCLE (State Bar of California) credit.


Selected Conference Assessments and Topics:

• Chula Vista Bay Front Master Plan: A Land Use Practicum for Success

• CEQA Update

• Planning, Zoning, and Development Law Update: Famous Last Words Edition

• Can I Interest You in an Auto Mall? Revisiting The Fiscalization of Land Use

• Quick Hits


Confirmed speakers include:

William Abbott, Partner, Abbott & Kindermann LLP

Greg Devereaux, Chief Executive Officer County of San Bernardino

Cecilia Estolano, Partner, Estolano LeSar Perez Advisors LLC

Susan Hori, Partner, Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP

Laura Hunter, Environmental Health Coalition

Larry Kosmont, President and CEO, Kosmont Companies

Ann Moore, Commissioner, Port of San Diego

Michelle Ouellette, Partner, Best, Best & Krieger LLP

Steven Preston, City Manager, City of San Gabriel

Tony Rice, Managing Partner, Rice/Englander & Associates LLC

Allison Rolfe, Director of Planning, Pacifica Companies

Jim Sandoval, City Manager, City of Chula Vista

Helene Smookler, Of Counsel, The Sohagi Law Group PLC

Margaret Sohagi, President, The Sohagi Law Group PLC

Michael Zischke, Partner, Cox Castle & Nicholson LLP

And featuring a luncheon keynote address.

For more information or to enroll visit or call Ashley Morris at (310) 267-4264.


Published on:
December 7, 2012 - 9:05am
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