I have 18 years of experience in municipal and redevelopment law, focusing on ethics,... more
I have 18 years of experience in municipal and redevelopment law, focusing on ethics, electionsand land use/zoning law. I currently serve as city attorney for the cities of Azusa and Claremont, acting as their legal advisor on a wide variety of issues. I have recently successfully handled a number of matters for municipal clients seeking to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries within their j... view profile
I am an Of Counsel attorneyin the Municipal Redevelopment Law practice group of Best... more
I am an Of Counsel attorneyin the Municipal Redevelopment Law practice group of Best Best Krieger LLP's Indian Wells office.My practice areas include general municipal law, the Brown Act, conflict of interest, election law, land use and planning, initiatives and referenda, the Public Records Act, code enforcement, and Native American law issues. I currently serve as the city attorney and rede... view profile
Joseph is a native of Southern California. He earned his undergraduate degree in... more
Joseph is a native of Southern California. He earned his undergraduate degree in criminal justice from California State University, Fullerton, where he was a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society and Alpha Phi Sigma (national criminal justice honor society). Joseph earned his law degree from Loyola Law School Los Angeles, where he graduated cum laude and Order of the Coif. While atte... view profile
Omar Sandoval has substantial experience and expertise in the field of local... more
Omar Sandoval has substantial experience and expertise in the field of local government law and land use regulation. Mr. Sandoval serves as City Attorney to the Cities of Hawaiian Gardens and San Juan Capistrano, and has served in the capacity of Assistant, Deputy, and Planning Commission counselin various other cities.
State, local, and municipal lawyers focus on a particular area of state, local, and/or municipal government regulation. These lawyers can work for the government itself or work in the private sector helping people interact with the government. State, local, and municipal lawyers are often former government agency employees and, like their federal law counterparts, usually know the best contacts for each case, and what approach to take when negotiating with local officials.