December 6th, 2010 — By — In News & Events
Connecticut Bar Association: 5th Annual Property Rights Seminar this week
On Wednesday, the Connecticut Bar Association will hold the Fifth Annual Property Rights Seminar: Update on Eminent Domain and Regulatory Takings at the Connecticut Bar Association Law Center in New Britain, CT.
The chair of this full-day CLE program is Dwight H. Merriam, FAICP, CRE, of Robinson & Cole LLP, in Hartford. The seminar’s focus is practical and theoretical, with “take-home” value for practitioners who need the basics or wish to advance to the next level. The following program faculty will speak throughout the day:
Timothy Barnes, CRE, Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., New York, NY
Mark K. Branse, Branse Willis & Knapp LLC, Glastonbury
Joseph L. Clasen, Robinson & Cole LLP, Stamford
William H. Clendenen, Clendenen & Shea LLC, New Haven
Robert A. Fuller, Law Offices of Robert A. Fuller, Wilton
David S. Hardy, Carmody & Torrance LLP, New Haven
Timothy S. Hollister, Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Hartford
Wesley W. Horton, Horton Shields & Knox PC, Hartford
Robert T. Morrin, Law Office of Robert T. Morrin, New Britain
Robert S. Poliner, Law Office of Robert S. Poliner, Durham (former CT Ombudsman for Property Rights)
Brian R. Smith, Robinson & Cole LLP, Hartford
The program will address the recent developments in regulatory and eminent domain takings on both the state and national level. Sessions will focus on a variety of condemnation and regulatory takings issues including the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Stop the Beach Renourishment v. Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection as well as the jury verdict and subsequent appellate court and Connecticut Supreme Court decisions in the Branford takings cases.