Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events

Presented by the Environmental Law Section

Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events:
Planning, Preparation, and Predictions

Date Thursday, March 5, 2020
MCLE Registration 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Program 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. 
MCLE 1 Hour


Hope Schmeltzer
Senior Counsel, University of California Office of the President
Office of General Counsel

Richard Sinkoff, M.A.
Director of Environmental Programs and Planning, Port of Oakland

Robert Haddad, Ph.D.
Environmental Group Vice President & Principal Scientist, Exponent

Matt Stein
Vice President, Jupiter Intelligence


Sarah Bell
Farella Braun + Martel LLP

Justin A. Zucker
Reuben, Junius & Rose LLP

This panel, featuring in-house counsel, business leaders, and consultants from multiple sectors, will present information and opinions on environmental impacts from climate change and extreme weather. We will discuss industry and public sector response and adaptation planning for climate change and extreme weather events, including how federal, state, and local agencies, as well as industry, might improve their planning and preparation for climate change and extreme weather.


  • Current realties of climate change and extreme weather events
  • Predicting impacts and modeling associated with climate change and extreme weather events
  • Preparing for climate change and extreme weather events
  • Federal, state, and local response and adaptation planning

Section Chair

Catherine W. Johnson, Environmental General Counsel

For a printable flyer, click here.

Lunch:This is a brown bag luncheon.

Event Code: G202903


 Free BASF Law Students
 $40 Section Members, Nonprofit & Government attorneys
 $50 BASF Members
 $65 Nonmembers

Prices increase $10 on the day of the program.

To Register
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To receive MCLE credit, you must sign in during the designated MCLE registration period. This activity is approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. BASF is a certified provider: Provider #103

Special Requests 
People with disabilities should contact BASF regarding reasonable accommodations.

3/5/2020 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
BASF Conference Center 301 Battery Street 3rd Floor San Francisco, CA 94111

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