Educational program for planners interested in strategies to address current environmental, business and technical challenges unique to the state’s Motherlode counties. Topics will include, Land Divisions, Zoning, Williamson Act, CEQA, Water Quality & Availability, Regulatory Trends, Branding, Copyright, Business Transition Planning, Contracts and Related Litigation.
Jim Clarke is a corporate and tax attorney who works with companies in many industries across the spectrum providing assistance on ownership structuring, acquisition strategy and operational tax efficiency. His practice focuses on business transactions, planning and dispute resolution, transactional tax and business planning matters in connection with mergers and ... Read More
Glen Hansen is a senior associate with Abbott & Kindermann, LLP and his primary practice areas include land use, real estate, environmental, commercial and business litigation, as well as government law matters. Mr. Hansen’s litigation experience included reported appellate cases concerning toxic substance contamination and land use law, initiative measures ... Read More
Diane Kindermann Henderson
Diane Kindermann Henderson is a partner at Abbott & Kindermann, LLP. Since 1989, she has practiced in the areas of environmental, land use, and real estate law. She represents agricultural, mining, industrial, private development and public agency clients as well as other landowner and business interests in matters concerning environmental, land ... Read More
Dr. Deborah Golino has been the Director of Foundation Plant Services (FPS) since 1994. FPS is a unit of the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at University of California, Davis. FPS is dedicated to the distribution of disease tested, true to identity plant materials produced by UC researchers or ... Read More
Dan Cucchi is currently a law clerk and soon to be associate with Abbott & Kindermann, LLP, when he is admitted to the California State Bar. He primarily practices in the areas of land use, environmental, and real estate law. Dan was a Planner for seven years with the County of ... Read More
Dale Stern's practice focuses on the food and agriculture industry. He provides counsel to his clients on all aspects of business operations including formation of businesses and non-profit organizations. Dale has served the California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) as outside general counsel for more than 20 years. He ... Read More
Charles Cunningham, P.E.
Charles Cunningham, P.E., President of Cunningham Engineering, is a leader in the civil engineering industry with over 35 years of experience. His expertise within the field of civil engineering ranges from land development and planning to general engineering of roadways, utilities, subdivisions and site work. Mr. Cunningham has been ... Read More
Scott Hervey is a corporate and intellectual property attorney who works with companies in a variety of different industries. He represents technology companies, entertainment/new media companies, wineries, restaurants and all varieties of brand driven enterprises in licensing and acquisitions, financings, and other general business transactions. Scott also assists his ... Read More