MCLE Classes & Events

Managing a Cal/OSHA Inspection

Cal/OSHA is charged with implementing and enforcing safety regulations within the state. Wherever an employer-employee relationship exists there is potential for a Cal/OSHA inspection. This presentation will provide an overview of that process including:

When to expect an inspection; Employer rights during the inspection; Handling employee and supervisor interviews; Responding to requests for documents; and, The pitfalls of responding to a “Notice of Intent to Issue a Serious Citation”

Lisa Prince Walter & Prince

As a partner with Walter & Prince LLP, Lisa Prince works with employers, safety directors, risk managers, and human resources administrators on the development

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New Incentives for Conservation Easements

Discussion Will Include:

~ Conservation Easement Incentive Act of 2015 (Congressman Mike Thompson) ~ Conservation Easements in California (Civil Code 815.1) ~ Williamson Act and Estate and Real Estate Tax Issues ~ Limitations on Public Entity Land Conservation Entities ~ Competing Pressures on Land Resources: Housing, Agriculture, Cannabis (the newest elephant in the room) ~ Creative solutions to encourage land conservation

Robert Pittman Assistant County Counsel, Sonoma County Counsel’s Office General Counsel, Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District

Mr. Pittman is an accomplished public agency attorney with more than 20 years’ experience advising county boards

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Crimes Against Elders

What the District Attorney’s Elder Protection Unit Looks for When Deciding if Criminal Charges Can be Filed Sonoma County’s elderly population has increased dramatically in recent years and will only continue to grow in the years to come. Unfortunately, crimes against the elderly are also on the rise. This presentation will give you an understanding of what “elder abuse” is, and what our office looks for when deciding whether or not to file criminal charges.

Topics include: ~ The different types of physical and financial abuse against an elder, and the legal elements required to prove those crimes, ~ Common

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