Upcoming Training Opportunities

Ethics for Municipal Attorneys

When: May 18
Length: 3 hours
Location: Virtual
Time: 9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (up to 3 hours of Ethics CLE for attorneys)
Cost: $50

This session will cover a variety of ethics topics that impact municipal attorneys in their day-to-day roles.  The panel will consist of municipal attorneys and provide 3 hours of ethics CLE credit.
Speakers:
Andrew McGuire, Attorney, Gust Rosenfeld
Mike Rankin, City Attorney, Tucson

Note: This session is open to only City and Town Attorneys, Deputies and Assistants.


Register: To register for this session, click here.

For questions on any of these trainings, please call 602-258-5786 or email league@azleague.org


Gift Clause: The Schires Case and its Impact on City/Town Economic Development Moving Forward


When: May 20
Length: 3 hours
Location: Virtual
Time: 9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (up to 3 hours of Ethics CLE for attorneys)
Cost: $50

This session will focus on the recent decision of the Arizona Supreme Court in Schires v. Carlat and explore its impacts on municipal development incentives and agreements from the perspectives of the development community  and municipalities.  The session will include a presentation by the attorneys who argued the case before the Arizona Supreme Court on behalf of the City of Peoria.  The session will conclude with a panel discussion about the creation of “municipal best practices” in response to Schires.

Speakers:
Mary R. O’Grady, Attorney, Osborn Maledon
Chris Camacho, President/CEO, Greater Phoenix Economic Council
Nancy Davidson, General Counsel, League of Arizona Cities and Towns

Additional speakers will be announced at a later date.

Note: This session is open to all attendees.


Register: To register for this session, click here.

For questions on any of these trainings, please call 602-258-5786 or email league@azleague.org


Social Media / Latest Issues and Recent Topics and Issues in Law Enforcement

When: Wednesday, May 26
Length: 2 hours
Location: Virtual
Time: 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (up to 2 hours of CLE credit for attorneys)
Cost: $50

This session will be structured into two parts:

Part 1 will explore legal issues and challenges related to the use of social media issues by elected officials and public employees.

Part 2 will explore recent legal topics in local law enforcement.

Speakers:

Part 1
Michael D. Bailey, City Attorney, City of Glendale
Jon Paladini, City Attorney, City of Prescott
Sarah Staudinger, Assistant City Attorney,  City of Mesa

Part 2
Bill Amato, Partner at Edwards & Amato P.C.
Luis Santaella, Deputy City Attorney, City of Scottsdale
John Thomas, AttorneyArizona Association of Chiefs of Police

Note: This session is open to only City and Town Attorneys, Deputies and Assistants.


Register: To register for this session, click here.

Zoom link will sent to all registrants two days before session.

For questions on any of these trainings, please call 602-258-5786 or email league@azleague.org


ACAA One Day In-Person Conference


When: Monday, June 28
Length: 5 hours
Location: Little America, Flagstaff
Time: 9 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. a light breakfast and full lunch provided
Cost: $75

This one-day session is an opportunity for municipal attorneys to meet in-person at the Little America Resort in Flagstaff.

Schedule:

8:00 a.m.    Light Breakfast
9:00 a.m.  City Attorney Fundamentals: Perspectives from New and Experienced Attorneys
11:00 a.m.   Legislative Update
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m.   Attorney Roundtable - Topics of Interest Discussion

The roundtable involves an open discussion about current legal topics that are relevant to municipal attorneys, including new legislation, recent court decisions, ingoing litigation, and other matters that affect cities and towns.

If you would like to propose a legal topic for the Roundtable Discussion, please send a brief description of the topic and any related materials before June 18 to Nancy Davidson ndavidson@azleague.org.

Note: This session is open to City and Town Attorneys, Deputies and Assistants only.

To register for ACAA One Day In-Person Conference, click here.

Hotel Reservation Information:

Little America Hotel, Flagstaff

Room Rate: $149.00.

To reserve a hotel room at the Little America you can click here.

Or you can call 1-800-352-4386 and ask for ACAA or AZ City Attorney’s Meeting to receive the group rate. 

Note: Group room rate will be offered 3 days pre and post conference date.  A special link and code will be sent to all attorneys to receive the ACAA rate in the coming weeks.

For questions on any of these trainings, please call 602-258-5786 or email league@azleague.org