Founded in 1989,
Bartkiewicz, Kronick & Shanahan
Water and Local Government Law
We are a Sacramento law firm founded in 1989 to represent local agencies and private clients on matters concerning water resource, land use, governmental and related issues. We partner with our clients in developing innovative solutions under California’s complex governmental, water and environmental laws.
Our Fields of Practice
Water rights law, including water supply and service contracts, acquisition and preservation of water rights, water right opinions, water right adjudications and water transfers.
Serving as general and special counsel to numerous special districts, advising on topics including utility service operations and rate setting; conflict of interest, ethics and Brown Act/Public Records Act compliance; public finance; real property transactions; public works project development and construction; elections; government claims and insurance coverage; contracting and grant funding; and local government organization and reorganization.
Environmental law, including procedural and substantive requirements under the California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act and Endangered Species Acts.