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Trends in Environmental Law CLE
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This CLE brings together professionals from various different backgrounds to discuss current and emerging issues in the practice of environmental law in Montana.

3/24/2016
When: March 24, 2016
8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Where: Radisson Colonial Hotel, Helena
2301 Colonial Drive
Helena 59601
United States
Contact: Meagan Caprara
4064472206


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  Trends in Environmental Law - approved for 6.5 (including 1.0 Ethics) Montana CLE Credit 

 

Schedule

 

 

a.m.

7:45

Registration (Continental Breakfast included)

8:30

Welcoming remarks

Frank Crowley

8:40-10:00

Innovations and the Endangered Species Act: HCPs, Mitigation, and Conservation Agreements (Panel Discussion)

Martha Williams (moderator), Sonya Germann, Carolyn Sime, & Zach Zipfel

10:00-10:15

Break

10:15-11:15

Methods for Shifting Environmental Liability
Jacqueline Papez and Mac Smith

11:15-12:15

Procedural and Ethical Considerations when Practicing Before the Montana Board of Environmental Review

Ben Reed

12:15 Lunch Provided

p.m.

12:45-1:15

Ethical Considerations for the Environmental Law Practitioner
Jack Connors

1:15-1:30

Break

1:30-1:40

Announcements

1:40-2:10

The Future of Wildfire Management in Montana

Mark Phares

2:10-3:10

Natural Resource Permitting: Process and Pitfalls

Victoria Marquis & Chris Stoneback

3:10-3:30

Break

3:30-4:45

Clean Power Plan: Montana Updates and Perspectives (Panel Discussion)

Frank Crowley (moderator), Mike Uda, & Anne Hedges

4:45

Adjourn. Reception and Natural Resource, Energy & Environmental Law Section

Meeting to follow.

Who are the speakers?

Faculty:

·Jack Connors, Esq. Doney Crowley PC

·Sonya Germann, Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation

·Anne Hedges, Montana Environmental Information Center

·Victoria Marquis, Esq. Crowley Fleck, PLLP

·Jacqueline Papez, Esq. Doney Crowley PC

·Mark Phares, Esq. Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation

·Ben Reed, Esq. Montana Department of Justice

·Mac Smith, Esq. Doney Crowley PC

·Carolyn Sime, Esq. Montana Sage Grouse Habitat Conservation Program

·Chris Stoneback, Esq. Crowley Fleck, PLLP

·Mike Uda, Esq. Uda Law Firm

·Zach Zipfel, Esq. Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks

 

Moderators:

·Frank Crowley, Esq. Doney Crowley PC

·Martha Williams, Esq. Alexander Blewett III School of Law

 

 

Where is it?

The seminar is at the Radisson Colonial Hotel, 2301 Colonial Drive, Helena, MT 59601. Rooms have been blocked; please make your RESERVATIONS BEFORE February 23, 2016 to get the discount price of $109 + tax.

You may call the hotel at 1-406-443-2100 and reference State Bar of Montana.

 

What does it cost? 


PRICE A         for attorneys practicing five years or more and all

                          other non-attorney registrants.

PRICE B         for attorneys practicing under five years and

                          members of the State Bar Paralegal Section.

 

                                                    Price A            Price B

Paid before February 24:            $275                 $250

Paid after February 24:               $300                 $275


Full-Time Law Clerks for less than five years—50% of Price A

Use promo code: LAWCLERK2016

Full-Time Judges—No Charge

 Use promo code: JUDGE2016


REFUND POLICY: Refunds are 75% if cancellation is 7 days or more before the seminar. Refunds are 50% if cancellation is less than 7 days. No refunds for cancellations on or after the date of the seminar. Upon cancellation, materials will be provided after the seminar, subject to availability. Cancellations or substitutions may be made in writing or by calling 406-447-2206.