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Don’t miss the opportunity to join program co-chairs Greg Hathaway
of Hathaway Koback Connors LLP
and Tim Ramis
of Jordan Ramis PC
, and their outstanding faculty, for the 15th annual Oregon Land Use Law Conference.
The 2011 Land Use Law conference includes:
- Keynote Presentation ~ Lessons Learned at DLCD
- 2011 Land Use Case Review
- 2011 Legislative Recap
- Helpful Suggestions in the Modern Land Use Practice
- The Keys to Winning a Land Use Case ~ A Panel Discussion
- Proposing, Opposing, and Adjudication Urban Growth Boundary
Changes ~ A Panel Discussion
- Writ of Mandamus in Land Use Cases
- Transportation Planning Rule and the Oregon Highway Plan
- Regulating Special Events on Farmland
- Vested Rights
- Hearings Officer Panel Discussion
- Ethics Update for Land Use Lawyers
- River District Plan v. City of Portland
- Critical Legal Issues in Oregon and Land Use Law
Credits: See the credit section for full information
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WA CLE – 10.25 Self-Study Hours of MCLE Credit including 1.0 Hours of Ethics Credit
OR CLE – 10.5 General & 1.0 Ethics CLE Credits
OR Engineers & Land Surveyors
Who Should Attend:
Attorneys / Legal Staff
Developers & Builders
Real Estate Professionals
Anyone Affected by Land Use & Growth
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011
| 9:00||Introduction and Overview of Day One|
Jordan Ramis PC
| 9:10||2011 Land Use Case Review|
A Review of Significant LUBA, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court Cases
Radler White Parks & Alexander LLP
Perkins Coie LLP
|10:15||2011 Legislative Recap|
Oregon Home Builders Association
|10:45||Helpful Suggestions in the Modern Land Use Practice|
Law Offices of Christe White
|11:15||The Keys to Winning a Land Use Case ~ A Panel Discussion|
Hurley Re PC,
Law Office of Wendie L. Kellington PC
Law Office of Bill Kloos PC
Arnold Gallagher Percell Roberts & Potter PC
| 1:15||Proposing, Opposing, and Adjudicating Urban Growth Boundary Changes ~ A Panel Discussion|
Oregon Court of Appeals
Miller Nash LLP
Policy Dir. & Staff Atty.
1000 Friends of Oregon
| 2:15||Writ of Mandamus in Land Use Cases|
Hornecker Cowling Hassen & Heysell LLP/
City Attorney of Grants Pass, Oregon
| 3:15||Transportation Planning Rule and the
Oregon Highway Plan|
Perkins Coie LLP
| 4:00||Regulating Special Events on Farmland|
Recent Trends; County Enforcement Actions; SB 960 and Other Options for Obtaining Special Event Approval on EFU Zoned Property
Hathaway Koback Connors LLP
Friday, Dec. 9, 2011
| 9:00||Introduction and Overview of Day Two|
Hathaway Koback Connors LLP
Contrasting Non-conforming Uses; New Case Law Measuring the Expenditure Ratio; How to Advise Clients on Perfecting a Vested Right
Cofield Law Office
| 9:45||Hearings Officer Panel Discussion|
Practical Do’s and Don’ts
Beery Elsner & Hammond LLP
City of Portland
|11:15||Ethics Update for Land Use Lawyers|
Ethical Conflict of Interest and Honesty Issues
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
| 1:15||Keynote Presentation ~ Lessons Learned at DLCD|
Viewpoint of Governor Kitzhaber on Land Use Issues
Sr. Natural Resources Policy Advisor
Office of the Governor, State of Oregon
| 1:45||River District Plan v. City of Portland|
The North Reach, Central Reach and South Reach; Harbor Industries; Neighborhoods; Recreation; Natural Resources; Portland’s Greenway Plan and Code - Updates and Refinements, Permit Streamlining
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
| 2:15||Critical Legal Issues in Oregon and Land
Perkins Coie LLP
Gregory S. Hathaway, Program Co-Chair, is a partner at Hathaway Koback Connors LLP. His statewide land use practice focuses on acquiring the necessary land use and regulatory entitlements to develop property. His experience includes representing large retailers, resort and golf course development and representing government agencies in the land use process.
Timothy V. Ramis, Program Co-Chair, a partner with Jordan Ramis PC, has practiced land development for more than 30 years. His extensive experience includes land use and transportation planning, local government applications, Goal 5 applications, wetland permitting, Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) petitions, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court cases, and legislative drafting.
Mark S. Bartholomew is a partner with Hornecker Cowling Hassen & Heysell LLP in Medford, where his practice focuses on real estate transactions, land use, and business law. He is also the city attorney for Grants Pass.
Pamela J. Beery is the managing partner at Beery Elsner & Hammond LLP. She is well-known as an experienced land use attorney and has worked extensively at on urban growth boundary and annexation matters.
Jon A. Chandleris the CEO of the Oregon Home Builders Association, which represents nearly 3,300 member firms involved in every aspect of residential and light commercial development and construction.
Dorothy S. Cofield is the Principal and Owner of Cofield Law Office in Portland, Oregon. Her practice focuses on all aspects of land use law including urban and rural land divisions; takings claims; legal lot of record analyses; property line disputes; rural zone changes & Measure 49 development.
Jeffrey G. Condit is a partner of Miller Nash LLP. His practice focuses on government, education, and administrative law and land use planning for public- and private-sector clients. He likes to work as part of the client’s team, with a focus on problem-solving.
E. Michael Connors is a partner with Hathaway Koback Connors LLP where his practice focuses on land use, real estate development and commercial real estate transactions. He represents real estate developers and property owners in a wide variety of land use and real estate matters.
Elizabeth A. Dickson is a director and shareholder with Hurley Re PC. She is experienced in the areas of real estate law, land use law, water law and business law. Her professional memberships include Oregon Women’s Lawyers Association, Oregon Water Resources Congress.
David J. Elkanich is a partner with Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP. He practices in the area of litigation with a focus on attorney disciplinary and legal ethics matters. He advises lawyers, law firms and corporate legal departments in legal ethics, risk management and professional responsibility matters.
Gregory J. Frank is the Hearings Officer for the City of Portland presiding over cases dealing with land use, construction development, code enforcement, system development assessment appeals and various civil exclusions. He has authored two real estate texts. He is a regular presenter at legal seminars on the administrative law and the hearings process.
Phillip E. Grillo is a partner with Davis Wright Tremaine LLP with over 30 years’ experience in a broad range of planning, permitting, and development issues. He works closely with clients in industries such as healthcare, housing and mixed use development, telecommunications, energy, hospitality, agribusiness, and manufacturing.
Steven P. Hultberg is Of Counsel for Radler White Parks & Alexander LLP in its Bend office. He has practiced land use and real estate law since 1996, after clerking with the Land Use Board of Appeals during law school. He has gained significant land use entitlement experience, including practice before local governments, administrative agencies, and appellate courts.
Wendie L. Kellington, Law Office of Wendie L. Kellington PC, is known in Oregon and nationally for her expertise with regulated industries. She has served as general counsel to the U.S. subsidiary of a wind facility company and represents private and municipal clients in a full spectrum of energy, land use and development entitlement processes.
Bill Kloos is a Principal for the Law Office of Bill Kloos, PC. His practice is concentrated in most aspects of Oregon land use law, including local land use permitting before cities and counties, and appellate practice at the Land Use Board of Appeals, Oregon Court of Appeals, and Oregon Supreme Court.
Dana L. Krawczuk is Of Counsel with Perkins Coie LLP. She is with the firm’s Real Estate & Land Use practice. She has represented clients in a number of high-profile land use and annexation cases that have helped shape the law of the region.
Mary Kyle McCurdy is the Policy Director and staff attorney for 1000 Friends of Oregon where she focuses on urban issues. Prior to this she practiced in a private law firm in Portland.
Elizabeth Normand, Hearings Officer, has a private practice in dispute resolution with more than 30 years experience as a hearings officer, arbitrator, mediator, facilitator and trainer.
Steven L. Pfeiffer is a partner at Perkins Coie LLP in the firm’s Real Estate and Land Use practice. He practices in the areas of natural resource law, land use law and real estate development law. His representation includes the full spectrum of development interests including office, retail industry, institutional and resort.
Micheal M. Reeder is a shareholder with Arnold Gallagher Percell Roberts & Potter PC where he practices land use, eminent domain and real estate transactions. Prior to joining Arnold Gallagher, he represented the City of Ashland as an assistant city attorney focusing on land use and code enforcement matters.
Michael C. Robinson is a partner in Perkins Coie LLP's Land Use practice. Well-known throughout Oregon for his land use representation, Michael focuses on obtaining land use approvals and highway access permits for commercial, residential and institutional development since 1991.
Hon. Timothy J. Sercombe was appointed to the Oregon Court of Appeals in 2007 by Governor Kulongoski. Prior to this, he practiced law with the firm of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis. He writes and speaks frequently in the areas of municipal, land use and constitutional law.
Christe C. White, Law Offices of Christe White, practices development and land use law, including successful permitting strategies, density transfers and constitutional limitations on exactions. Prior to starting her own firm, she practiced with Ball Janik LLP.
Richard M. Whitman is currently Senior Natural Resources Policy Advisor, State of Oregon. Previously, he was the Director of the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development.
This seminar is approved for the following homestudy credits:
This course is approved by the Oregon State Bar for 10.5 General and 1.0 Ethics CLE credits. (Live Credits for Attending & Webcast) - The Seminar Group is an Accredited Sponsor.
This course has been approved by the Washington State Bar Association for 10.25 self-study hours of Washington MCLE credit, including 1.0 hours of ethics credit.
OR Engineering & Land Surveying
This course may qualify for engineer credit with the Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying.
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