Legal Issues Facing City & County Governments, May 3-4, 2013

May 3, 2013

Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach
1:00 p.m.
6 MCLE Credit Hours, including 1 Ethics Hour

Today’s economic environment continues to critically impact every aspect of local government, and constantly poses new challenges for lawyers in this field. From the most recent legislative developments to the latest trends, topics and issues that affect your practice, this seminar focuses on the crucial information you MUST know to meet the challenges of the coming year.

Please select one of the registration options below. Please note the early registration discounts will expire at 8 a.m. on April 29. Registrations made after that time will be $425, and handouts will be available on flash drive only.

$425 Registration within five days of the seminar Registration
At the seminar you will receive the materials on flash drive. If you register more than 24 hours in advance you will receive a code for downloading and printing the written materials to bring with you.
Room Reservation Information
The Perdido Beach Resort is a full service, award-winning, beachfront resort hotel with outstanding amenities. To make your room reservations, contact the Perdido Beach Resort at 800-634-8001 or visit and identify yourself as a participant in the CLE Alabama City & County Government seminar (booking ID # 9568).

Friday, May 3
Lorelei A. Lein
Alabama League of Municipalities

1:00 Open Meetings and Open Records
T. Mark Maclin
Wilmer & Lee PA

1:45 Recent Developments in City and County Government Law
-Immigration Law
-ONE SPOT Sales Tax Collection
-911 Funding
-Gift Limits under the Ethics Law
-Changes to law governing public works contracts
Othni J. Lathram
Penny Davis
Alabama Law Institute

2:30 Refreshment Break

2:45 Subdivision Regulations
Robert M. Spence
Rosen Harwood PA

3:15 Logging on County Roads
J. Robert Faulk
McDowell Faulk & McDowell LLC

3:45 Zoning
Lorelei A. Lein
Alabama League of Municipalities

4:15 Disposition of Excess Funds on Tax Sales
Kendrick E. Webb
Webb & Eley PC

4:45 Adjourn

Friday Evening Social Hour
Cocktail Reception
5:30 p.m. Friday, May 3
Compliments of Webb & Eley PC

Saturday, May 4
Katy S. Campbell
Attorney at Law

8:30 Ethical Consideration in Representing Local Government
- Who is my client?
- Conflicts of interest
Robert E. Lusk Jr.
Lusk Law Firm LLC

9:30 Proposal for Constitutional Reform as it Relates to Local Government
Howard P. Walthall
Cumberland School of Law

10:00 Refreshment Break

10:15 Current Issues Involving the Voting Rights Act
Aaron Dettling
Balch & Bingham LLP

10:45 Personnel Manuals: What to Include, What Not to Include
Jamie Kidd
Webb & Eley PC

11:15 Adjourn