Monthly Archives: February 2011

February 19th, 2011 — In News & Events

Owners’ Counsel of America Honors Appellate Attorney, Michael Berger, for his Dedication to Protecting Property Rights

The Owners’ Counsel of America honored appellate and condemnation attorney, Michael M. Berger, Esq., with the Crystal Eagle Award for his devotion to defending Americans and their private property in eminent domain, regulatory takings, inverse condemnation, land use litigation and on appeal. For more than 40 years, Michael Berger, has consistently sought to advance the cause of private property rights throughout California and the United States.

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February 15th, 2011 — In News & Events

Eminent domain quote of the week: “I don’t like beets.”

Yesterday, Associated Press journalist Sandra Chereb quoted Nevada Assemblyman William Horne, D-Las Vegas, as saying that he is not opposed to a bill that would strip mining companies and Nevada’s sugar beet industry of the power of eminent: “I don’t have any opposition to the bill,” he quipped. “I don’t like beets.”

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February 4th, 2011 — In News & Events

Eminent Domain & Land Valuation Litigation seminar scheduled for February 17-19, 2011

The 28th Annual American Law Institute-American Bar Association (ALI-ABA) Eminent Domain & Land Valuation Litigation Course will take place Thursday, February 17 – Saturday, February 19, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency in Coral Gables, Florida. The course runs concurrently with ALI-ABA’s annual Course of Study, Condemnation 101: Making the Complex Simple in Eminent Domain.

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February 2nd, 2011 — In News & Events

Owners’ Counsel of America launches new website

The Owners’ Counsel of America unveiled its redesigned website,, a dynamic new site designed to connect property owners facing eminent domain, inverse condemnation, and other forms of property takings with an experienced and skilled condemnation attorney in nearly every state.

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