News & Events

News & Events


May 16, 2014

The Dissolution of Redevelopment - Impact on Pending and Planned Acquisitions

Alan A. Sozio

Alan Sozio will be a presenter at the Eminent Domain Institute Conference at the InterContinental Century City this May.  This live Conference is your chance to get up-to-speed on the latest developments in the eminent domain field.  Experts from the bench, private practice, condemning authorities and the appraisal field will provide you with detailed and balanced information and answers to important questions.

April 3, 2014

Cal-ALHFA Conference: Reinvention 2014-New Approaches to Housing, Redevelopment, and Economic Development

Susan E. Bloch

Burke, Williams & Sorensen is pleased to sponsor the California Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies (Cal-ALHFA) Conference:  Reinvention 2014 – New Approaches to Housing, Redevelopment, and Economic Development – April 3rd in Sacramento.   See attached for agenda and registration information.

March 19, 2014

Practical Advice for Minimizing CEQA Liability in Your City

Stephen E. Velyvis

This webinar explores minimizing CEQA liability for your city.  Learn more about CEQA compliance and take advantage of this opportunity to have your questions answered.

March 7, 2014

Brown Act: Burlingame - What You Need to Know

John R. Yeh

Presented by the California School Boards Association

February 6, 2014

Impact Bargaining

Daphne M. Anneet

Daphne M. Anneet will present on Impact Bargaining at the Southern California Public Labor Relations Council's 31st Annual Labor Conference on February 6, 2014.

January 16, 2014

Eminent Domain From Start to Finish

Alan A. Sozio

Be prepared to effectively represent your client during condemnation proceedings!  Examine the statutory requirements of the process with experienced practitioners, as well as the nuances learned from years in the field.  Plus, walk through the land valuation and damages calculations from the appraiser's perspective to gain insight on how these figures are determined.  You'll hear the latest on contrasting interpretations and disputes surrounding eminent domain and build essential negotiation and trial skills.

November 20 - 21, 2013

Burke Attorneys to Present at CALPELRA's 2013 Annual Training Conference

Daphne M. Anneet, Timothy L. Davis, Danielle V. DuCaine, William F. Kay, Janae H. Novotny, Traci I. Park, Janet Cory Sommer, M. Carol Stevens, Kelly A. Trainer

Burke attorneys are presenting again at this year's CALPELRA conference.  Be sure to stop by and visit us in Booth 34!

October 11, 2013

Development in the Post-Redevelopment Era: The Legal Aspect

Susan E. Bloch

The demise of redevelopment agencies has greatly and negatively affected new housing construction, economic development, infrastructure financing, and use and disposition of former RDA assets. This panel looks at some of the opportunities that now exist.