Speaking Engagements

Due to their breadth and depth of knowledge and experience in all areas of public law, our attorneys are recognized as experts across the state and are frequently asked to speak at conferences and meetings.

We regularly speak at workshops and seminars organized by professional and public agency associations such as the League of California Cities, California Special Districts Association, California Redevelopment Association, California Debt and Investment Advisory Committee, the California Public Employers Labor Relations Association and the State Bar of California.
At the national level, several Meyers Nave attorneys have presented seminars at the annual conferences of the American Bar Association, the National Public Employers Labor Relations Association, the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents, the International Municipal Lawyers Association and the International City/County Management Association, to name a few.
Our attorneys also speak at events and seminars organized by regional bar associations and private education service providers such as Lorman and CLE International.  In addition, some of our attorneys lecture at local colleges and universities such as the University of California at Berkeley and Davis.
If you are interested in requesting one of our lawyers as a speaker at your upcoming event, please email us at info@meyersnave.com.

The Paid Sick Leave Law (AB 1522) - Are You Ready?

SCPLRC | Cerritos Public Library
Meyers Nave Speaker: Gina M. Roccanova

The Southern California Public Labor Relations Council will host a presentation and a free luncheon followed by a round table discussion. Gina Roccanova will discuss the new paid sick leave law (AB 1522), which takes effect July 1, 2015.

Natural Gas Pipeline Explosion: Where Were the Auditors?

Institute of Internal Auditors - Qatar | Hotel Grand Hyatt, Doha, Qatar
Meyers Nave Speaker: Steven R. Meyers

This session will cover the San Bruno pipeline explosion and resultant Federal and State investigations, which revealed serious internal and external auditing flaws, as well as lack of risk management.

 Public/Private Finance and Development
Seminar: Public/Private Finance and Development

The Seminar Group | Los Angeles
Meyers Nave Speaker: Shiraz Tangri

Please join Meyers Nave Of Counsel Shiraz Tangri on June 11 at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. Shiraz serves as co-Chair and moderator of the second annual event, which is available as a live seminar or a pre-order video recording.

Current Developments in CEQA Law and Practice

The State Bar of California | UC Hastings - San Francisco
Meyers Nave Speaker: Shaye Diveley

This session will cover cutting-edge CEQA issues, focusing on recent and pending California Supreme Court cases.

Public Records Exemptions and Limitations

The State Bar of California | UCLA-Palisades Room at Carnesales Commons
Meyers Nave Speaker: Michael F. Dean

This session, during the 2015 California Public Records and Open Meetings Conference, will cover the exemptions to the CPRA, including the types of records that fall within the definition of "public records," but are exempt from disclosure; how and when the exemptions apply; as well as recent legal updates to these exemptions.

Public Records Act: Leading Your Team Through the PRA Obstacle Course

CSDA | Newport Beach
Meyers Nave Speaker: Ruthann G. Ziegler

The public expects transparency and accountability from government, and the California Public Records Act is the public’s primary tool for accessing information to monitor the functioning of public entities, including special districts. The presenters will help attendees understand and navigate the Act’s obstacle course of complex requirements, critical timelines, key exemptions, and definitions of affected officials and agencies. Recent case law and Attorney General Opinions will be used to reveal hidden dangers and illustrate best practices for risk prevention.

Uh-Oh! How to Steer the Ship Back to Safety in Emergency Situations

CSDA | Monterey
Meyers Nave Speakers: Richard Pio Roda, Jason Rosenberg, Britt K. Strottman

Natural disasters, political dramas, personnel issues, and capital projects gone awry are just some possibilities that could plunge a district into emergency mode. We’ll provide the tools to navigate these crises with composure, in both short and long terms.

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