FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LOS ANGELES – November 13, 2003 - The Los Angeles County Bar Association announced today that Bill Lockyer will be the keynote speaker at a program to be held on November 14, 2003, entitled “Hot Topics in Environmental Law.” The year’s hottest topics in Environmental Law will be covered. Attorney General Lockyer will be discussing transition issues and their impact on the California Department of Justice. Currently, federal/state relations are at an all time low with much litigation in which each is challenging the environmental initiatives of the other. The Attorney General will describe this preemption and other matters and speculate how they might evolve in the Schwartzenegger administration. Other topics include CUPA administrative enforcement authority, multi-jurisdictional practice of law, model land use element of the SCAQMD and the latest in groundwater litigation.
This half-day event will be held at the Le Merigot hotel in Santa Monica, starting at noon with the Plenary Session featuring the Attorney General. For more information or to attend, please contact Michael T. Elliott at the above phone number or e-mail address.
Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) is the largest local voluntary bar association in the nation with a membership of 25,000+ attorneys. The County Bar is extensively engaged in advancing the administration of justice and meeting the professional needs of the legal community.