Now more than ever, locally elected governing bodies and their appointed officials and employees need a partner that understands and can effectively navigate the complex and frequently changing laws. With our Local Government Practice Group, attorneys remain abreast of the laws affecting municipalities and special districts, and support the education community on governance issues so that our clients can ultimately stay focused on what they do best - enhancing the communities they serve.
The firm's roots in local government run deep, with many of the Partners previously holding positions in the public sector at various times in their careers. Numerous Lozano Smith attorneys now serve as city attorneys, as well as general and special counsel for cities, counties and special districts across the state.
To best meet the needs and ensure the ongoing success of its clients, Lozano Smith's Local Government Practice Group provides advice in all areas of law affecting cities, counties and special districts, and provides specialized services to all of the firm's public agency clients in the following areas:
As a law firm dedicated to the practice of public agency law, we have developed expertise representing various cities, counties and special districts in California. The firm's Local Government Practice Group is comprised of attorneys who have served in county counsel, city attorney and general counsel capacities for many years, gathering a wealth of knowledge and understanding of client needs. Our attorneys currently serve as City Attorneys for the Cities of Lemoore, Reedley, Sanger, Firebaugh, Parlier, Coalinga, Fowler and Clovis, and as general counsel for many kinds of special districts. Examples include community service districts, health care districts, fire protection districts and vector control districts to name a few.
Continuously building upon the foundation, our attorneys also provide special counsel services in a wide variety of areas for many other cities, county governments and special districts. Currently representing nearly 400 public agencies of all types in the State of California, our attorneys understand the intricacies and range of ever-changing laws affecting counties, municipalities and special districts alike.