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CEQA/Land Use attorney

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Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Santa Rosa, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 04,2017

Posted on

Aug 27,2016
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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CEQA/Land Use attorney Duties: Analyzing CEQA documents (MNDs, EIRs, Subsequent CEQA documents, and Addendums) Analyzing CEQA issues Overseeing administrative record preparation Drafting findings, trial briefs and other pleadings Preparing appellate briefs and pleadings. Appear and speak effectively at fast-paced, large, lengthy, and controversial public hearings. Appear and argue in court. Manage workload and meet deadlines. Work in several different jurisdictions.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 5+ years of experience. Extremely ethical standards. Excellent research skills. Excellent writing skills with an emphasis on brevity and a simple, clear, plain English writing style. Ability to analyze and address statutes with CEQA-related issues, such as endangered species, surface water rights, and ground water availability. Must have a basic knowledge of general government statutes, such as the Public Records Act, Brown Act, and conflicts of interest. Must be able and willing to: Maintain cooperative working relationships with government staff members, consultants, and officials and members of the public.

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