ACWA 2022 Fall Conference Attorney Programs

  • Nov 29, 2022
  • Presentations & Multimedia

Presentations from the Attorney Programs held during ACWA’s 2022 Fall Conference & Exhibition November 30- December 1 in Indian Wells are available below. Please note that this list includes only those presentations and materials made available to ACWA.

For a listing of all sessions and programs, please refer to the full mobile conference guide.

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Wednesday, November 30

Attorneys Program – Lessons Learned from Past Groundwater Adjudications   PRESENTATION

  • Moderator: Eric Robinson, Managing Shareholder, Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard
  • Presenter: Stephanie Osler Hastings, Shareholder for Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP
  • Presenter: Peter Kavounas, General Manager, Chino Basin Watermaster

Attorney Program – Key Appellate Court Decisions in 2021-2022 and What They Mean for Your Agency   PRESENTATION

  • Moderator: Kris Anderson, Legislative Advocate, Association of California Water Agencies
  • Panelist: Alyson Ackerman, Associate, Somach Simmons & Dunn
  • Panelist: Lauren Bernadett, Senior Counsel, Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard
  • Panelist: Brett Stroud, Partner, Young Wooldridge LLP

Thursday, December 1

Attorney Program – Defending Rate Challenges   PRESENTATION

  • Moderator: Claire Collins, Partner, Hanson Bridgett
  • Moderator: Lutfi Kharuf, Partner, Best Best & Krieger
  • Presenter: Jim Gilpin, Partner, Best Best & Krieger
  • Presenter: Adam Hofmann, Partner, Hanson Bridgett
  • Presenter: Derek McDonald, General Counsel, East Bay Municipal Utility District
  • Presenter: Meghan Wharton, Deputy City Attorney, City of San Diego