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Russell Townsend

In addition to his extensive law practice, Russell Townsend has pursued a parallel career in assisting parties in accomplishing an alternative dispute resolution, thus avoiding the runaway costs incurred in participating in a full blown court trial. Since the early nineties, Russell Townsend has participated as Judge Pro Tem in settlement matters and small claims court appeals for the Marin County Courts, has acted as discovery facilitator in discovery disputes for the Sonoma County Superior Court, and has acted as arbitrator in the fee dispute resolution program for the State Bar of California.

Blair Will

Land use and natural resources practice. Real estate development and permitting, environmental law (Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, CERCLA, CEQA, NEPA), water law, mining, eminent domain, Indian law and gaming. Experienced in transactional matters, administrative proceedings (including state and federal agency environmental-law enforcement actions), and litigation.