APA LA Offers Op for Law & Ethics credits for AICP Members
October 11, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Need Law/Ethics CM Credits?
AICP members, join us October 11, 2014 from 1:00pm to 4:30pm and earn 1.5 credit hours of Ethics and 1.5 credit hours of Law. Or come for half of this two part training to satisfy the CM requirements of your choice. This event is open to all APA members.
COST – $25.00 single / $40.00 for both
Proceeds of this training will support continuing eduction, and provide local scholarships for the AICP exam. *CM credits are currently pending approval.
Register here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/870016
Planning Administration: Solving the Ethical Puzzle (1:00pm-2:30pm)
The administration of a planning office — whether in the private or public sector — can raise ethical questions. We’ll consider your role as a user of scarce planning resources, the ethical challenges you face, and guidance from the AICP Code of Ethics.
Instructor Carol Barrett, FAICP, has 30 years of planning experience and is currently the Assistant Community Development Director, Transportation & Planning, for the City of Burbank. Mrs. Barrett has been involved with APA Ethics policy since the 1980s, helped author the APA/AICP Statement of Ethical Principals in 1992, and was on the AICP Ethics Code Revision Committee in 2002. Mrs. Barrett is a frequent lecturer on ethics throughout California and around the country.
Law & Planning – Current Case Law in Planning (3:00pm-4:30pm)
This seminar will cover current State legislation, and legal cases related to planning.
Instructor Elisa Paster is a partner at Glaser Weil with over 10 years of legal expertise representing developers, land owners, investors and municipal governments in all aspects of land use and entitlement matters, including CEQA compliance, government and regulatory matters and municipal law. Ms. Paster has significant experience entitling a wide range of projects, from urban infill to mixed-use master planned communities, and has successfully defended those projects against litigation challenges in trial and appellate courts.
Elisa’s academic background includes both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in urban planning, and she worked as an urban planner for five years before law school. Elisa is admitted to practice law in Missouri, New Mexico and California.