Land Use Law: Current Issues in Subdivision, Zoning and Development

NBI, Inc.


Monday, March 13, 2017
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EDT

Portland, ME, United States

CM | 6
L | 1.50

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Confidently Handle Subdivision, Development and Zoning Processes


Looking for the latest developments on land use law? Want to know how to use the laws and regulations to your fullest advantage? With this one-day seminar, quickly advance your understanding and learn how to avoid legal entanglements to make sure every transaction is smooth and successful. Don't miss this opportunity to attain the information you need - register today!


  • Expand your subdivision knowledge by knowing how city, county and township platting processes work.
  • Analyze a comprehensive plan to determine if all the key elements are included.
  • Learn standard of review for challenging land use determinations.
  • Recognize who has the power to zone and how those decisions affect you.
  • Ensure that critical environmental laws and procedures are adhered to.



Gordon Smith

GORDON R. SMITH is of counsel with Verrill Dana L.L.P. as part of the leading environmental practice in the state. His work is focused on wind energy development, land use, and administrative litigation. Mr. Smith has represented wind power clients in all phases of project development, from local ... Read More

Joseph Siviski

JOSEPH SIVISKI is an attorney with the law firm of Perkins Thompson, P.A., where he maintains a diverse administrative law practice that extends to environmental, land use, and business immigration matters. Mr. Siviski regularly advises individuals, municipalities, banks, utilities, and local and international companies of all sizes on environmental ... Read More

John Shumadine

JOHN B. SHUMADINE is a director with the Portland law firm of Murray, Plumb & Murray, where he represents abutters, developers and, on occasion, municipalities in connection with zoning, subdivision, and other land use issues. He also represents both plaintiffs and defendants in disputes about land and land rights. Mr. Shumadine ... Read More

James Haddow

JAMES B. HADDOW is a partner with the Portland law firm of Petruccelli, Martin & Haddow, LLP, where he advises lawyer clients on matters of professional responsibility and professional discipline. Mr. Haddow often speaks and writes about topics in legal ethics and professional malpractice. He is a member of the Cumberland ... Read More

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