Managing Shareholder, Colantuono, Highsmith & Whatley, PC
Deputy County Counsel, County of Santa Clara
Mayor, Town of Corte Madera
City Manager, City of Berkeley
Louise Renne, former San Francisco city attorney, filed a lawsuit against the Olympic Club to stop discriminating against women.
University of Virginia School of Law
University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
Although it is a small step, a recent appellate decision involving the City of Oakland carries significant promise for ensuring that local public agencies and civilian oversight boards can fully investigate allegations of police misconduct to ensure integrity in policing and maintain community trust.
In the wake of George Floyd’s killing by Minneapolis police officers last May, public entities across the nation – including many cities and counties – have started the process of re-examining policing and public safety models amidst demands for reform, restructuring and racial and economic justice.
On Friday, May 14, RPLG Founding Partner Jon Holtzman and Senior Associate Jamal Anderson presented on police reform at the League of California Cities annual City Attorneys Conference. The presentation explored the wide range of initiatives and policy changes on the table for cities addressing police reform in California.