Speaking Engagements

Trees and Photo by Arborsmith

What Arborists Should Know To Stay Out of Trouble
Bartlett Tree Experts
August 14, 2018

Tree Appraisal: What Is It and Why Does It Matter
Northern California Chapter of the Appraisal Institute: 2018 Spring Litigation Conference
May 17, 2018

Neighbor Disputes
MCBA Real Property Section
May 23, 2017

Advanced Mediation Training (Co-Instructor)
Mediation Offices of Steven Rosenberg
November 10, 2016

The Magic of Keeping Arborists Out of Trouble: The Do’s and Don’ts of Industry Pros
WCISA 82 nd Annual Conference
May 2-5, 2016

Mediating Tree and Neighbor Disputes
MCBA ADR Section
November 10, 2015

Tree Law
New Jersey Shade Tree Federation 90th Annual Conference
October 23-24, 2015

Understanding Tree Law: Neighbor Disputes
WCISA, Santa Barbara
October 15, 2015

Dispute Resolution
WCISA 81st Annual Conference & Trade Show
April 29, 2015

Mediating Neighbor Disputes: Because It's Never About the Trees
American Bar Association, Middle Market and Small Business Committee Meeting
April 16, 2015

Mediating Neighbor Disputes: Because It's Never About the Trees
Marin County Bar Association, ADR Section
April 15, 2015

Mediating Neighbor Disputes: Setting it up for Success
The Mediation Society (Society Session)
September 9, 2014

Understanding Tree Law Author Event
Book Passage
July 13, 2014

Understanding Tree Law and Mediating Neighbor Disputes
Marin County Legal Professionals Association
June 12, 2014

Anatomy of a View Dispute and Mediating Real Property Disputes
Marin Association of Realtors
May 16, 2014

Tree Related Disputes and Litigation/Book Signing
Alameda County Bar Association, Real Property Section
April 23, 2014

Urban Forest Symposium, Trees and Views
University of Washington Botanic Gardens, PlantAmnesty, and City of Seattle’s Office of Sustainability and Environment
May 13, 2013

Fifth Annual CLE Fair, Discovery Facilitator Program Panelist
Marin County Bar Association
November 16, 2012

Neighbor Law and Boundary Disputes
The Real Property Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco
June 23, 2011

Rethinking Risk in the Urban Forest
Western Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture
March 19, 2010

Mediation: Avoiding Common Pitfalls and Ensuring Best Practices
Alameda County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
September 30, 2009

Trees, People, and the Law Symposium
The Arbor Day Foundation
February 3-4, 2009

Tree Risk Management Workshop
California Urban Forests Council
March 25, 2008

Trees, People, and the Law Symposium
The Arbor Day Foundation
February 26-27, 2008

Tree & Neighbor Law
TREE Davis, The City of Davis, and the Sacramento Valley Urban Forest Council
February 14, 2008

Tree and Neighbor Law
The Real Property Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco
September 26, 2007

What Every Arborist Needs to Know About Tree Law
Annual Sales & Business Meeting of one of the Nation's Largest Tree Care Companies
November 18, 2003

When Forests Burn: A Case Study
Western Chapter, International Society of Arboriculture
May 6, 2003

Property Line Issues
East Bay Chapter of California Surveyors Association
December 11, 2002

Responsibilities and Liabilities for Private Landowners
California Oak Mortality Task Force
February 1, 2001

Encroaching Trees and Boundary Lines - How to Find Agreement with Neighbors About Trees;
Views and Viewpoints - How to Resolve Conflicts When Trees Block Views, Sunlight and Other Things;
Damage Caused by Trees - What To Do When Your Tree or Trees In Your Care Cause Personal Injury;
What to Do When Your Trees are Damaged or Destroyed by Another's Actions
National Arbor Day Foundation
September 2000 - National Conference

Trees and Neighbor Law
National Arbor Day Foundation
September 1999 - National Conference

Legal Wellness/Mock Mediation
Western Chapter, International Society of Arboriculture
April 28 - May 1, 1999 - 66th Annual Conference

Mock Deposition I - Analysis
American Society of Consulting Arborists
October 1998 - Annual Meeting

Beyond the Home Improvement Act: Protecting Your Contractor's License & Limiting Your Liability Through Well-Drafted Contracts
California Arborists Association
April 25, 1998

Neighbor Law
Marin County Bar Association
June 27, 1996

Bonapart Resolution Growing Peace Since 1996

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