2017 MSBA Land Use Institute Tackles Takings, Medical Cannabis, Recent Land Use Case Law

The Real Property Section of the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) is hosting its 2017 Land Use Institute on May 5, from 8:15 AM – 4:15 PM at the Columbia Sheraton (10207, Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD 21044). From the event webpage:

8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Check-in and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m.
Opening & Welcome

9:10 a.m.
Discussion of Recent Maryland Land Use Appellate Opinions
Hon. Glenn T. Harrell, Jr., Maryland Court of Appeals, (ret.)
Hon. Lynne A. Battaglia, Maryland Court of Appeals, (ret.)
Hon. James A. Kenney, III, Maryland Court of Special Appeals, (ret.)
Hon. Donald E. Beachley, Maryland Court of Special Appeals

10:05 a.m.
Q & A with the Judges panel

10:15 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Challenging or Defending Land Use Related Decisions, Development Rights and Responsibilities Agreements after Cleanwater Linganore v. Frederick County
Sagar Williams, Esq., Law Office of Sager A. Williams, Jr.
William Wantz, Esq.
Joseph Stevens, Esq., Stevens Palmer, LLC

11:30 a.m.
Greatest Hits From the Supremes: New Takings and Wetlands Cases in the Supreme Court
Gus Bauman, Esq., Beveridge & Diamond, PC

12:20 p.m.
Lunch

1:30 p.m.
Tales from the Swamp – New State Environmental Initiatives and Issues Important to Land Use
Ben Grumbles, Secretary of Maryland Department of the Environment

2:00 p.m.
The Latest in Subdivision and Other Very Scary Tales
Jeffrey Zyontz, Esq., Senior Legislative Analyst, Montgomery County Council

3:00 p.m.
Break

3:15 p.m.
Land Use Regulation of Medical Canabis
Joseph A. Stevens, Esq., Stevens Palmer, LLC
Joseph F. Devlin, Esq., Director, Council, Baradel, Kosmerl & Nolan, P.A.
Stan Kosick, Senior Planner for Queen Anne’s County

3:45 p.m.
Legislative Roundup – Summary of Land Use Legislation in 2017 Legislative Session
Lori Graf, CEO, Maryland Building Industry Association

4:15 p.m.
Adjourn

CLE credits will be offered for both attorneys and planners. Non-MSBA members are welcome to participate. Depending on your MSBA membership status and whether you want a hard-copy of the materials, attendance costs range from $185 to $255.

Useful Links

2017 Land Use Institute Webpage