Articles, Cases & Presentations

  • “Seven Things That Every Real Property Practitioner Should Know About Eminent Domain” (May 2016) Real Property Law Section 35th Annual Retreat
  • “10 Things Non-Condemnation Lawyers Should Know About Eminent Domain” (October 2015) State Bar of California 88th Annual Meeting
  • "Eminent Domain Start to Finish, Trial Practice and Strategy, (January 2014) National Business Institute
  • "Special Benefits & Fair Market Value: The View From California" (2013) volume 65, Issue 11, Planning & Environmental Law
  • "Eminent Domain Start to Finish, Trial Practice and Strategy", (April 2013) National Business Institute
  • "Baca: Defining Severance Damages in Part-Takings" , LA Daily Journal (May 31, 2012)
  • "The Perils of Public Improvement Projects" LA Daily Journal (September 2, 2011)
  • "Judicial Takings: A Decision Without a Decision" (2011) volume 29, No. 1, California Real Property Journal, 4
  • "Climate Change, Land Use and 'Smart Growth': Redevelopment Holds a Key to a Better Future" California Environmental Law Reporter 145 (April 2008)
  • "California Supreme Court Addresses the Roles of Judge and Jury in Eminent Domain Cases" (2007) volume 25, No. 3, Cal. Real Property Journal, 48
  • "Eminent Domain in California: Policies & Procedures" Lorman Education Services, Oxnard, CA (October 25, 2007)
  • "Photo Enforcement: Red Light and Speed" Judicial Council of California, Administrative Office of the Courts, Traffic Adjudication Institute, Torrance, CA (March 21-23, 2007)
  • "Post Kelo Blowback: The "Protect Our Homes Act" and Other Legislative Proposals in California," Los Angeles County Bar Association – Real Property Section, Los Angeles, CA (September 13, 2006)
  • "Goodwill Loss Claims: Effectively Developing a Record and Minimizing Inflated Claims for Compensation," California Redevelopment Association’s (CRA) Legal Issues Symposium, Long Beach, CA (August 9-10, 2006)
  • "Eminent Domain in California," Lorman Education Services, Pasadena, CA (June 29, 2006)
  • "Update on Loss of Goodwill Issues," CLE International’s 8th Annual Conference on Eminent Domain (June 8-9, 2006)
  • "Goodwill and the Taking of a Business," International Right of Way Association (IRWA), Annual Fall Seminar, Montebello, California (October 19, 2005)
  • Sierra View Local Health Care Dist. v. Sierra Medical Plaza Assoc. (2005) 126 Cal.App.4th 478.
  • "Goodwill Loss – Entitlement and Proof," California Redevelopment Association’s (CRA) Legal Issues Symposium, San Jose, California (August 10, 2005)
  • "Goodwill and the Taking of a Business," CLE International's Seventh Annual Conference on Eminent Domain, Los Angeles, California (June 20, 2005)
  • "Multi-Property Appraisal of Partial Takings (Severance Damages)," International Right of Way Association (IRWA), Chapter 1, Annual Valuation Conference, Downey, California (April 26, 2005)