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Olson Hagel & Fishburn LLP is available to conduct seminars, training programs and workshops on various aspects of political, governmental and public retirement law. Potential topics in each area include:

Political Law (Contact Lance Olson, Diane Fishburn, or Richard Rios)

  • Establishing and operating a Political Action Committee
  • Completing and filing accurate campaign disclosure reports
  • Public expenditures in connection with state and local ballot measures
  • Lobbyist and ethics training
  • Conflicts of interest, gifts and honoraria rules for public officials

Governmental Law (Contact Deborah Caplan)

  • Compliance with Public Records Act
  • Compliance with Open Meeting Laws
  • Administrative Procedures Act

Public Retirement Law (Contact Christopher Waddell)

  • Trustee Core Competency and Education Policies
  • Pension Fund Ethics Policies
  • Pension Fund Governance Structure Best Practices
  • Policies and Practices Concerning Monitoring and Pursuit of Securities Litigation
  • Fiduciary Education

If you are interested in arranging a seminar or workshop, please contact the designated individual(s). Arrangements can be made for conducting seminars based on a fixed fee arrangement.

Below is a list of recent, past, and upcoming seminars.

2016

5/6/2016: San Diego, California
California State PTA Annual Convention
"Election Year Campaign Law Compliance – New Reporting Requirements for PTA Organizations"

Diane M. Fishburn

 

2015

11/18/2015
State Association of County Retirement Systems (SACRS) Fall Conference
Presentations during Attorneys’ and Administrators’ Breakout Sessions on Proposed Reed/DeMaio Initiatives
Christopher W. Waddell

10/30/2015: Burlingame, California
California State Association of Electrical Workers Statewide Meeting
"Tuning up your PAC for the Election Year and Independent Expenditures"

Diane M. Fishburn and Emily A. Andrews

10/20/2015: San Francisco, California
Blue Shield of California Foundation
"State Lobbying Laws – Issue Spotting and Compliance Review"

Diane M. Fishburn

8/20/2015: Sacramento, California
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
"Forming and Operating a 501c4 Organization – Why would anyone do this?"

Diane M. Fishburn

7/23/2015: Sacramento, California
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
"PACs and Other Political Organizations – What you don’t know may surprise you!"

Diane M. Fishburn

7/21/2015: San Francisco, California
The Nature Conservancy
"State Lobbying Compliance Training
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Diane M. Fishburn

7/2/2015: Sacramento, California
California Primary Care Association
"California Lobby and Ballot Measure Laws"

Diane M. Fishburn and Emily A. Andrews

6/29/15: Sacramento, California
California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Investment Board
"Fulfilling Fiduciary Duties Through the Adoption of Governance Best Practices"
Christopher W. Waddell

6/26/2015: Austin, Texas
National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA) Annual Summer Conference
"Conducting a Free Exchange of Ideas While Ensuring Compliance with Fiduciary Law: Retirement Plan Communications in a Brave New World"
Christopher W. Waddell

6/26/2015: Sacramento, California
CCTLA Luncheon: "What Every Plaintiff's Attorney Needs to Know About Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income Claims"
Firehouse Restaurant

Bruce J. Hagel

6/25/2015: Sacramento, California
PAC Legal and Reporting Seminar
PORAC

Diane M. Fishburn, Richard R. Rios, Lacey E. Keys

6/19/2015: Los Angeles, California
California Association of Public Retirement Systems (CALAPRS) Roundtable
Christopher W. Waddell

6/16/2015: Sacramento, California
Senate and Assembly Legislative Ethics Committee
"Lobbyist Ethics Course"

Diane M. Fishburn – Panelist

4/9/2015: Sacramento, California
Lobbyist Ethics Training
Sacramento Convention Center

Diane M. Fishburn

3/21/2015: Manhattan Beach, California
California Federation of Teachers Convention Annual Conference
Campaign Finance and Election Law Primer
Manhattan Beach Marriott

Richard R. Rios

3/12/2015: Sacramento, California
Spending Public Resources in Connection with a Ballot Measure
California Parks and Recreation Society

Lance H. Olson

2/26/2015: Sacramento, California
Lobbyist Ethics Training
Sacramento Convention Center

Diane M. Fishburn

2/21/2015: Los Angeles, California
California Federation of Teachers Leadership Conference
Campaign Finance Reporting – Legal Updates and Reporting Exercises
Four Points Sheraton (LAX)

Richard R. Rios

2/18/2015: Sacramento, California
Ethics Training
California State Assembly

Lance H. Olson

1/22/2015: Sacramento, California
Lobbyist Ethics Training
Sacramento Convention Center

Diane M. Fishburn

1/21/2015: Sacramento, California
California State Senate Ethics Training
California State Senate

Lance H. Olson

1/21/2015: Sacramento, California
California State Assembly Ethics Training
California State Assembly

Lance H. Olson

1/20/2015: Sacramento, California
California State Assembly Ethics Training
California State Assembly

Lance H. Olson

 

2014

11/18/2014: Sacramento, California
Assembly New Member Ethics Training
Diane M. Fishburn

11/14/2014: Monterey, California
Ventura Initiative Panel Discussion
State Association of County Retirement Systems

Deborah B. Caplan

11/13/2014: Sacramento, California
Lobbyist Ethics Course
Sacramento Convention Center

Diane M. Fishburn

6/12/2014: Sacramento, California
Can I Lobby As a Non-Profit? I Thought That Wasn’t Lobbying.
California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Diane M. Fishburn

4/10/2014: Oakland, California
Political Action Legal Briefing
California Labor Federation, 2014 Pre-Primary Convention

Lance H. Olson and Richard Rios

3/21/2014: San Diego, California
Operating a Political Action Committee
Police Association Leadership Seminar

Diane M. Fishburn

2/25/2014: West Sacramento, California
Webinar, Understanding the Form 700
California School Boards Association

Diane M. Fishburn

2/8/2014: Oakland, California
Your Local Union's PAC – Keeping it Legal
Alameda Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Diane M. Fishburn & Lacey E. Keys

2/4/2014: Sacramento, California
State Lobbying Rules Seminar
The Nature Conservancy

Diane M. Fishburn

1/24/2014: Burbank, California
The Pension Reform Act of 2014 (Reed Initiative) — A Synopsis and Status Report California Association of Public Retirement Systems (CALAPRS) Administrators’ Roundtable
Chris Waddell

1/22/2014: Universal City, California
California’s Vested Rights Doctrine and the County of Los Angeles Retiree Health Benefits Program
Board of Retirement Board of the Los Angeles County Employees’ Retirement Association (LACERA)

Chris Waddell

 

2013

12/5/2013: Sacramento, California
State Lobbying Rules for Nonprofits
Women's Foundation of California – 2013 Women's Policy Institute

Lacey E. Keys

10/26/2013: Oakland, California
Campaign Contributions and Reporting
AFSCME Council 57 PAC Seminar

Diane M. Fishburn

10/23/2013: Glendale, California
Political Action Workshop
California Professional Firefighters

Richard R. Rios

10/17/2013: Sacramento, California
Political Action Workshop
California Professional Firefighters

Lacey E. Keys

10/15/2013: Los Angeles, California
Political Action Committee Orientation
ACSA Regional Vice Presidents for Legislative Action

Richard R. Rios

8/22/2013: Sacramento, California
PAC Legal and Reporting Seminar
California State Retirees

Richard R. Rios

6/26/2013: Sacramento, California
PAC Legal and Reporting Seminar
PORAC

Diane Fishburn, Richard Rios, Lacey Keys

5/29/2013: Stanford, California
The Clapman 2.0 Report:
Fulfilling Public Pension Board Fiduciary Duties Through The Adoption of Governance Best Practices

Christoper Waddell

4/15/2013: Sacramento, California
Ballot Initiative Reform
Labor’s Joint Legislative Conference

Lance H. Olson

4/11/2013: Sacramento, California
Lobbyist Ethics Course
Sacramento Convention Center

Diane M. Fishburn

4/8/2013: Sacramento, California
Legal and Practical Tips for Nonprofit RecordKeeping
Webinar 11:00a.m.-12:30p.m.
Please click here to Register

Diane M. Fishburn

2/28/2013: Sacramento, California
Lobbyist Ethics Course
Sacramento Convention Center

Diane M. Fishburn

1/24/2013: Sacramento, California
Lobbyist Ethics Course
Sacramento Convention Center

Diane M. Fishburn

1/17/2013: Sacramento, California
Ethics Training
California State Senate

Lance H. Olson

 

2012

11/15/2012: Sacramento, California
Ethics Training for Newly Elected Assemblymembers
California State Assembly

Lance H. Olson

11/8/2012: Sacramento, California
Lobbyist Ethics Course
Sacramento Convention Center

Diane M. Fishburn

6/22/2012: Sacramento, California
Procedural and Ethical Rules of the Road
California School Employees Association Leadership Academy Obligations of Pension Plans

Diane M. Fishburn

5/29/2012: Sacramento, California
If Not You, Then Who
CA Women Lead Leadership Institute

Diane M. Fishburn

4/16/2012: Los Angeles, California
If Not You, Then Who
CA Women Lead Leadership Institute

Diane M. Fishburn

3/5/2012: Rancho Mirage, California
Legal Challenges: Vested Rights/Protections
CALAPRS General Assembly

Christopher W. Waddell

2/10/2012: Sacramento, California
PAC Do’s and Don’ts
California Optometric Association

Lacey E. Keys

2/10/2012: Oakland, California
Your Local Union’s PAC – Keeping It Legal
Alameda Labor Council 2012 Campaign Finance Training

Diane M. Fishburn

2/9/2012: Ontario, California
"PAC 101" Workshop
Association of CA School Administrators Board PAC Training

Diane M. Fishburn

2/9/2012: Sacramento, California
State Lobbying Rules
California Product Stewardship Council

Lacey E. Keys

2/7/2012: Washington, D.C.
The Public Pension Plan Challenge: Examining the Politics, Policies and the Road Ahead Institutional Investor Forum–Evolving Fiduciary Obligations of Pension Plans
Christopher W. Waddell

1/27/2012: Burbank, California
Presentation on Vested Public Pension Rights
CALAPRS Attorney's Roundtable

Christopher W. Waddell

1/25/2012: Berkeley, California
California Lobbying Laws Training Seminar
Union of Concerned Scientists

Diane M. Fishburn

1/24/2012: Sacramento, California
2012 Training on Lobbying Laws
The Nature Conservancy  

Diane M. Fishburn

1/18/2012: Sacramento, California
State Lobbying and Gift Rules
California Medical Association

Richard Rios and Lacey Keys

 

 

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