Bradley R. Sena is an Associate in Lozano Smith's Walnut Creek Office. Mr. Sena assists clients in the facilities and business aspects of education law.
Prior to joining Lozano Smith, Mr. Sena specialized in real property litigation with a focus on representing property owners in state and federal eminent domain proceedings. He is experienced in all aspects of preparing cases for mediation and trial, including by drafting pleadings, mediation and trial briefs, and settlement agreements; drafting and arguing applications, motions, and oppositions in court; propounding and responding to discovery; and participating in expert disclosures, mediations, and pre-trial conferences.
Mr. Sena also has experience working as a law clerk where he researched and briefed a wide range of legal issues, including in toxic tort, complex business litigation, environmental law, and copyright law.
Mr. Sena received his Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in history, with a minor in sustainability from the University of Notre Dame. While in law school, Mr. Sena was a managing editor of the Ohio State Business Law Journal
, and earned CALI awards in Oil and Gas Law and American Legal History.
Assembly Bills (AB) 2121 and 2735 will make it easier for migrant students and English learners to access courses in core curriculum subjects and obtain course credit necessary for graduation. Both bills were signed by Governor Jerry Brown in September 2018. AB 2121 will become effective on January 1, 2019, while AB 2735 will take effect at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year.
Existing law requires schools to ensure that students with limited E...
Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law Senate Bill (SB) 1036, which will allow parents and adult pupils to prevent the governing board of a local education agency from including the directory and personal information of a student and/or the student's family in the governing board's meeting minutes. SB 1036 is set to take effect on January 1, 2019.
Federal and State law define the extent to which local educational agencies (LEAs), including schools districts, c...
September 2018Number 47Public project bid limits are set to increase for public agencies that have opted into uniform cost accounting under the California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act (CUPCCAA). Assembly Bill (AB) 2249 has been signed by Governor Jerry Brown and is set to take effect on January 1, 2019.Lawmakers drafted the bill to address construction cost increases that have occurred since the limits were last increased, in 2011.BackgroundCalifornia law generally requires...