Peter Y. Sumulong

Associate | Walnut Creek

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psumulong@lozanosmith.com
Tel: 925.953.1620
Fax: 925.953.1625
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Overview

Peter Y. Sumulong is an Associate in Lozano Smith's Walnut Creek Office. Mr. Sumulong advises public agencies in a wide-variety of facilities and business issues.

Experience

Prior to joining Lozano Smith, Mr. Sumulong worked as in-house counsel for a construction company in the Bay Area, where he reviewed and negotiated terms of contracts; helped direct the company’s pending litigation, and provided guidance on corporate legal matters. Mr. Sumulong’s previous practice experience includes defense of public entities in personal injury matters and defense of subcontractors and developers in construction defect matters. Mr. Sumulong is skilled in motion practice and written discovery.

Education

Mr. Sumulong received his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law, where he was a member of the Pro Bono Honors Society. Mr. Sumulong earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from the University of California, Berkeley.

Formerly Homeless Youth To Be Granted Priority Enrollment And Additional Resources At The Community College Level

By: Darren KameyaStephanie WhitePeter Sumulong-

November 2019Number 72Assembly Bill (AB) 806 was signed into law by Governor Newsom on July 31, 2019, extending the following postsecondary educational resources to formerly homeless youth:Priority enrollment for community college districts and California State University. The services of a Community College Homeless and Foster Student Liaison. Access to the Community College Student Financial Aid Outreach Program and the Student Opportunity and Access Programs. Eligibility for a community...

Adult Education Students Pursuing High School Diploma Or Equivalency Certificate Allowed To Enroll As Special Part Time Students At Community Colleges

By: Darren KameyaStephanie WhitePeter Sumulong-

November 2019Number 73Senate Bill (SB) 554 was signed into law on by Governor Newsom on October 4, 2019. The law authorizes the governing board of a school district overseeing an adult education program, or the governing board of a community college district overseeing a noncredit program, to authorize an adult student pursuing a high school diploma or equivalency certificate to enroll as a special part-time student at a community college. Through the bill, the community college would be cred...

New Laws Streamline Process For Participation In College And Career Access Pathways Partnership

By: Darren KameyaStephanie WhitePeter Sumulong-

November 2019Number 74Assembly Bill (AB 30) and Senate Bill (SB) 586 were signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on October 4, 2019. The two bills jointly revised Education Code section 76004 to simplify the requirements for high school pupil participation under a College and Career Access Pathways (CCAP) partnership. AB 30 and SB 586 require the board of a community college to consult with, and consider the input of, the appropriate local workforce development board in adopting a CCAP part...

New Laws Will Impact Public Work Projects

By: Anne CollinsPeter Sumulong-

November 2019Number 65Governor Gavin Newsom has signed two laws that will impact public works contracts in California. Assembly Bill (AB) 456 extends the operative date for the current contractor claims resolution process to January 1, 2027. AB 1768 expands the definition of "public works" for purposes of paying prevailing wage, regulating working hours, and securing worker's compensation.AB 456The law as currently stated in Public Contract Code section 9204 prescribes a claims resolution pro...