Join the newest ACBA Section:  The Public Entity Law Section

ACBA is excited to announce the creation of a Public Entity Law Section.  This new Section will bring together a diverse array of attorneys who have a civil practice in federal or state court and who represent cities, counties, the state, special agencies/districts and educational systems. This new Section will bring together a diverse array of attorneys who practice in federal or state court and who represent cities, counties, the state, special agencies/districts and educational systems.   

In a time when the public is turning to public attorneys for protection and enforcement, this Section will examine the role of local public attorneys who litigate in the public interest to vindicate broader public interests in economic, environmental, public health and civil rights.

The goal of the Section is to provide: 1) a forum to network and share best practices and 2) MCLE programs tailored to the specialized needs of public entity attorneys.  The Section will identify and analyze issues affecting public attorneys and provide MCLE programs taught by knowledgeable and experienced practitioners that cover a range of issues.

Public Law

Upcoming Events

Primer and Introduction to Public Entity Careers in the Law

New events are added regularly. Visit the ACBA calendar for more upcoming ACBA events. To view past programming on demand, please visit acbanet.prolearn.io/home.

For more information about this exciting new Section, contact Tiela Chalmers at tiela@acbanet.org.


Public Entity Law Section Executive Committee


CHAIR
Byron Toma


Office of the General Counsel
300 Lakeside Drive – 23rd Floor
Oakland, CA 94604
(510) 464-6025
btoma@bart.gov
byronktoma@comcast.net


VICE CHAIR
Andrew S. Huang


Associate Chief Counsel
Department of Fair Employment and Housing
Telephone: (916) 207-8338
Fax: (888) 382-5293
Andrew.Huang@dfeh.ca.gov


SECRETARY
TBD


 


MEMBER
Aimee Hamoy


Partner
Burnham Brown, APLC
1901 Harrison Street, Suite 1300
Oakland, CA 94612
510-835-6815
ahamoy@burnhambrown.com


MEMBER
Hon. Pelayo A. Llamas Jr.


1225 Fallon Street
Oakland CA 94612


MEMBER
Cynthia Stein


Deputy City Attorney
Office of Oakland City Attorney Barbara J. Parker
One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Sixth Floor
Oakland, California 94612
Phone: (510) 238-4779
Email: cstein@oaklandcityattorney.org


MEMBER
Selia Warren


Senior Deputy City Attorney
Office of the City Attorney, City of Oakland
One Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Sixth Floor
Oakland, California 94612
Phone: (510) 238-6524
Fax: (510) 238-6500
Email: swarren@oaklandcityattorney.org