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The fight for "liquid gold" is getting ugly. With developers, government officials, energy companies, tribal leaders, utility companies, farmers and others putting water in their crosshairs, more and more attorneys are taking on these complicated cases. This focused legal program is packed with the latest and greatest legal strategies for protecting your client's water rights and use. Whether you're an experienced water law attorney or new to the practice area, this program will provide you with practical tools to tackle water law cases. Order today!
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RAYMOND L. CARLSON is an attorney with Griswold, LaSalle, Cobb, Dowd & Gin, L.L.P. His concentrations are on water and business transactions, agricultural cooperatives, environmental, and government. Mr. Carlson earned both his bachelor's degree and master's degree, summa cum laude, from the University of California at Los Angeles. He earned his J.D. degree from Boalt Hall School of Law. Mr. Carlson has published articles on water law.
GREGG GARRISON is the principal attorney with Garrison Law Corporation. He specializes in environmental law, international law, water law, and insurance law. Mr. Garrison also assists clients with transactional and litigation-related matters, including those related to endangered species, toxics, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). He has extensive experience in cetacean laws in international marine sanctuaries, including the protection of the Minke whales in Antarctica. Mr. Garrison is a frequent lecturer on legal ethics, water and environmental law, and dispute resolution; and teaches environmental and administrative law and remedies as an adjunct professor. He is licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court, and state jurisdictions of California, Washington D.C., New York, and Texas. Mr. Garrison represents domestic and international clients in both transactions and disputes in administrative, state, appellate, federal, and international courts. He earned his J.D. degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, and was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in International Transactions and is a member of the Legal Honor Fraternity Phi Kappa Phi.
CRAIG M. LYNCH is an attorney with the law firm of Lynch and Lynch. Mr. Lynch specializes in trial and appellate work in water, oil and gas, real property, trusts, and complex business litigation. He has tried many jury and court trials throughout California and has argued numerous appeals. Mr. Lynch also acts as last minute trial counsel. He successfully tried a court trial in Kem County Superior Court and argued before the Fifth Appellate District the case of Nicoll v. Rudnick, (2008) 160 Cal. App. 4th 550, which confirmed that approximately $28,000,000.00 of pre-1914 appropriative water rights were owned by the trustee of the Rudnick Estates Trust. Mr. Lynch argued and won the California Supreme Court case of Moeller v. Superior Court, (1997) 16 Cal. 4th 1124. In the area of water law, he represents clients in matters relating to water rights, the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), and environmental matters. He earned his bachelor's degree from Loyola Marymount University and his J.D. degree from Loyola Law School.
CYRUS TORABI is a shareholder in the public law department of Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth in Newport Beach, California. Mr. Torabi represents municipal bond issuers and underwriters in a variety of public finance transactions, with a particular focus on water districts, irrigation districts, and municipal water and wastewater utilities. He has experience in all areas of public finance and has acted as bond counsel and/or disclosure counsel in connection with bond financings or private placements for the cities of Oceanside, Salinas, Ventura, Santa Paula, Fountain Valley, Ontario, and Escondido; and for West Basin Municipal Water District; Central Basin Municipal Water District; Eastern Municipal Water District; Inland Empire Utilities Agency; Castaic Lake Water Agency; Westlands Water District; Santa Clara Valley Water District; El Dorado Irrigation District; Orange County Water District; San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District; East Valley Water District; and South Coast Water District; among others. Mr. Torabi earned his B.A. degree, with honors, from the University of California and his J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center.