Laurie Avedisian-Favini is a Partner in Lozano Smith's Fresno office and co-chair of the Municipal Practice Group. Ms. Avedisian-Favini serves as the City Attorney for Reedley and General Counsel to Madera LAFCo. She is primarily responsible for the full range of legal services, including advising legislative bodies at public meetings and day-to-day legal services and advice to agency staff. She also provides general and special counsel services in all aspects of public agency law for many other public agency clients, including school districts.
Ms. Avedisian-Favini frequently assists clients with governance issues, ethics and conflicts of interest, real property acquisitions and development, elections, California Voting Rights Act, code enforcement, First Amendment issues, Public Records Act, LAFCo, CEQA, bidding and construction, government liability, and Brown Act issues and compliance.
Ms. Avedisian-Favini earned her J.D. degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. She earned a B.S. from California State University, Fresno.