Gary B. Bell is our Latest Featured Speaker!

Gary B. Bell will be speaking at our upcoming two-part webinar, Administrative Law Hearings: A Beginner’s Guide (California). This excellent program simplifies the complex nature of administrative law by way of overview, and most importantly, discussion of tips and strategies by administrative law experts such as Gary!

To further bolster your knowledge, check out Writs of Administrative Mandamus 101: The Nuts and Bolts (California), which is available for download now! This program guides you through the process of filing and opposing a petition for a writ of administrative mandamus, drafting a writ, as well as other forms of judicial review mechanisms of California State and Local Agency Action.

Gary is currently a shareholder at Colantuono, Highsmith Whatley, PC. He serves as City Attorney for the City of Novato, Town Attorney for the Town of Yountville, City Attorney for the City of Auburn, and Assistant City Attorney for the City of Weed, as well as General Counsel for the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) of Napa County, the Upper Valley Waste Management Agency, the Garden Valley Fire Protection District, the Pine Grove Community Services District, the River Pines Public Utility District, and the First 5 Yuba Commission.

His practice covers all aspects of municipal law and public law, including elections, land use, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), public works contracting, contracts, franchise agreements and franchise fees, joint powers agreements and agencies, solid waste and recycling, cannabis regulation and enforcement, municipal finance law, labor and employment law, constitutional law, code enforcement, conflicts of interest, open meetings and records laws, post-redevelopment issues, and matters involving Local Agency Formation Commissions (LAFCOs).

Before joining CH&W, Gary served as City Attorney for the City of Firebaugh and advised municipal clients throughout California on a wide range of issues, including counties, cities, school districts, and special districts.

Thank you for sharing your expertise and experience with us, Gary!

Faith Pincus

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