SOURCE: Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin

Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin

February 23, 2012 11:36 ET

Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin Launches Redevelopment Transition Practice Group

Division to Provide Legal Counsel for Entities Impacted by the Loss of Redevelopment Agencies

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 23, 2012) - Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin, a City of Industry, Calif.-based law firm announces the formation of a redevelopment transition practice group to meet the growing demand of legal guidance required for the dissolution of redevelopment agencies in California. With extensive experience in redevelopment and legislative advocacy, the new practice group is comprised of seasoned attorneys with a deep understanding of the needs for municipalities and private sector parties who are involved in the winding-up of redevelopment agencies or have financial interests in redevelopment projects.

"The consequences of the recent ruling will drastically reshape urban development in California and transform the way local governments will operate for decades to come," said Arnold Alvarez-Glasman, managing partner with the firm. "With a designated practice group specializing in legal matters related to the needs of both the public and private sectors, it makes sense for Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin to naturally be the firm of choice for any entity or organization engaged in matters related to redevelopment projects."

The redevelopment transition practice group will serve as a comprehensive legal resource to address the complex and diverse challenges created by the dissolution of redevelopment agencies throughout the state. Led by a team of attorneys with more than fifty years of combined experience in the areas of redevelopment, real estate, and municipal law, the new practice group is on the cutting edge of recent developments and events in the changing field of California redevelopment law.

To learn more about the new redevelopment transition practice group at Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin, visit www.agclawfirm.com.

About Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin

Founded in 1985 by Arnold M. Alvarez-Glasman and Roger Colvin, Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin is a boutique law firm specializing in representing public agency and private sector clients. Areas of expertise include real property law, municipal and school district law, construction and land use law and litigation, environmental compliance, public agency law, real estate development, employment and labor law, business litigation and legislative advocacy. It is also one of the few law firms in the state of California with a LEED-accredited attorney. Through its Northern and Southern California offices, the firm provides unparalleled legal counsel and litigation services for all aspects of complex real estate transactions, including the negotiation and documentation of acquisitions, development agreements, financings, leases and related entitlement documents. For more information, visit www.agclawfirm.com.

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