ENVIRONMENTAL

  • Mediated and resolved a water dispute between a county and a private water district.

  • Acted as a Neutral Evaluator at a mock trial involving rate and constitutional water issues between a large California water district and a governmental customer.

  • Was assigned all CEQA cases in Santa Clara County in 2009 and 2011.

  • Mediated soil contamination case filed against owners of multiple properties.

  • Sat as a Mock Trial judge and provided a neutral evaluation of a lawsuit filed by 10 counties against five large corporations for environmental and structural contamination.

  • Presided over a discovery dispute between a State Water Board and three cities, landowners, and the Sierra Club.

  • Trial judge for a lengthy water rate litigation brought against a large water district by a private company involving water rate and water volume issues. Extensive geological testimony about condition of aquifers was presented.

  • Mediated property ownership dispute between a Southern California County and a Water District.