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CEQA: California Environmental Quality Act

Look before you leap - master the ins and outs of CEQA before you are faced with a lawsuit. Purchase these reference materials and learn the basics of legally adequate CEQA documents - and what procedural pitfalls you should avoid. These reference materials will describe important new developments in the statutes, guidelines and case law. Purchase these reference materials and learn about the latest issues using client and project case studies. Whether you are new to the field or have years of experience, you'll gain the ability to confidently handle every challenge you face. Benefits for You •Learn about the unique features of CEQA •Get updates on recent case law developments, statutory amendments and guideline revisions •Practical advice on drafting CEQA documents and findings •Strategies for building defensible EIRs and negative declarations •Tips on minimizing litigation risks
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Agenda

This seminar will be presented by Stanley W. Lamport, Tamar C. Stein and James R. Repking.
The Administrative Process – Building a Defensible Record: Beginning the CEQA Process
(Break 10:00 am – 10:15 am)
  • Does CEQA Apply?
  • Defining the Project
  • Statutory and Categorical Exemptions
  • Negative Declaration, Mitigated Negative Declaration or EIR
  • The Negative Declaration Process
  • Use of a Previously Certified EIR/Tiering
  • EIR Process
    • Contents of the EIR
    • Project Description
    • Impacts Analysis
    • Mitigation Measures
    • Alternatives
The Administrative Process – Building a Defensible Record: Completing the CEQA Process
(Break 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm)
  • Completing the EIR Process
    • Response to Comments on the Draft EIR
    • The Proposed Final EIR
    • Public Hearing
    • Certifying the Final EIR/CEQA Findings
    • Filing Notice of Determination
  • Changes to Previously Approved Projects and Subsequent Environmental Review
Litigation – Defending the Record and Approval Decision
  • Considerations When Litigation Starts
  • Preparing the Administrative Record
  • CEQA Procedural Rules
  • The Standard of Review
  • Litigation Time Line
  • Recent Case Law
  • Hot Issues: Global Warming and Other Hot Issues of Concern
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Online Manual

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Stanley W. Lamport

Stanley W. Lamport – Moderator

Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP

  • Partner in the Los Angeles office of Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP
  • Full service land use and real estate development practice, including CEQA
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on California land use law and CEQA throughout California
  • Recognized as one of California’s leading land use and entitlement lawyers
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • J.D. degree, Northwestern University Law School; B.A. degree, University of Southern California
  • Can be contacted at 310-284-2275 or [email protected]
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James R. Repking

Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP

  • Attorney with Cox Castle & Nicholson LLP and member of Land Use Group
  • Represents developers, agencies and others in the land use entitlement process and related litigation
  • Practice involves compliance with CEQA, Subdivision Map Act and Coastal Act
  • J.D. degree, University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law; bachelor’s degree, University of California, Santa Barbara
Tamar C. Stein, Esq.

Tamar C. Stein, Esq.

Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP

  • Partner at Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP and past co-chair of the Land Use and Natural Resources Team; Cox Castle & Nicholson was selected as 2015 “Law Firm of the Year” in Land Use and Zoning Law by U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers - “Best Law Firms”
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of land development and use, the entitlement process and environmental regulation, including the Subdivision Map Act, CEQA, development permitting, regulatory takings and climate change
  • Appears before local, state and federal agencies and in state and federal courts throughout California
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on the Subdivision Map Act, the Development Approval Process in California and CEQA: the California Environmental Quality Act and speaks on land use topics at law schools
  • Participated in statewide CEQA reform committees
  • J.D. degree, Order of the Coif, UCLA School of Law; B.A. degree in history, magna cum laude, University of California at Berkeley
  • Can be contacted at 310-284-2248 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 387924
Published 2011
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