W. Gavin Ralphs (916) 446-4254 x103 wgr@bkslawfirm.com
OverviewGavin graduated from the King Hall School of Law at the University of California, Davis, with a certificate in Business Law. During law school, Gavin worked in the corporate practices of Nixon Peabody LLP and Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth. In addition, Gavin served as an Executive Editor for the UC Davis Business Law Journal and a Research Assistant for Professor John Hunt. Following law school, Gavin’s practice focused on CEQA compliance within the Sacramento Delta. Currently, Gavin provides general counsel services to public agencies and assists in water and natural resource matters.Practice AreasGeneral Counsel Services Public Works Contracting Surplus Land Act California Public Records ActGroups and AssociationsCalifornia Lawyers AssociationEducationJ.D., University of California, Davis B.A., California State University, SacramentoPublications and PresentationsAnnual New Laws Update – 2024 Rosenberg's Rules of Order, Parliamentary Procedure for Local Agency Boards (2024), Presented to Multiple Special District Boards of Directors