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2019 California Coastal Law Conference

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
12:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. PDT
SeaCliff Country Club | Huntington Beach, CA

Nossaman LLP invites you to join us for the 4th California Coastal Law Conference at SeaCliff Country Club in Huntington Beach on September 10th!  This in-depth seminar will feature officials from the California Coastal Commission and State Lands Commission, as well as top coastal engineering consultants and marine scientists alongside Nossaman coastal law and eminent domain attorneys.  

Audience members will have the chance to participate in Q&A sessions with each panel and network with Coastal colleagues during the evening cocktail reception.  The CLE* conference and hosted cocktail reception with our panelists are offered at no charge to invited guests. 

12:30 p.m. Lunch and Registration
1:00 p.m. Welcome & Introductions
Bonnie Neely, Senior Policy Advisor, Nossaman LLP; Former Chair, California Coastal Commission
1:15 p.m. Keynote Presentation
The Honorable Steve Padilla, Vice Chairman, California Coastal Commission; Councilmember, City of Chula Vista
2:00 p.m. Sea Level Rise / Shoreline Management Options and Funding for Infrastructure
John Erskine, Partner, Nossaman LLP
Dr. Lesley Ewing, Senior Coastal Engineer, California Coastal Commission
Jennifer Lucchesi, Executive Officer, State Lands Commission
Dave Skelly, Principal Engineer/Vice President, GeoSoils, Inc.
The Honorable Dwight Worden, Councilmember, City of Del Mar; Attorney
3:30 p.m. Public Access and Coastal Development Permitting - Balancing Access and Resource Protection With the Need for Housing and Low Cost Overnight Accommodations
Bonnie Neely, Senior Policy Advisor, Nossaman LLP
Jana Zimmer, Former Vice Chair, California Coastal Commission; Land Use Attorney
Greg Sanders, Partner, Nossaman LLP
John Zentner, Senior Manager, Zentner Planning and Technology
4:45 p.m. Coastal Litigation and Case Law Update
Steve Kaufmann, Partner, Nossaman LLP
John Flynn, Partner, Nossaman LLP
Brad Kuhn, Partner, Nossaman LLP
5:30 p.m. Networking Cocktail Reception

For more information or to be added to the mailing list for this event, please contact Jessica Ku at 949.477.7667 or

*An application for California MCLE accreditation of this program is pending.

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