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Kelly M. Rem

Partner | Walnut Creek

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

Kelly M. Rem is a Partner in Lozano Smith's Walnut Creek Office. Ms. Rem specializes in Facilities and Business law and Litigation.

Additional Experience

Ms. Rem has extensive experience advising clients regarding CEQA issues, including procedural requirements, deadlines and statutes of limitation, exemptions, and adequacy of environmental impact reports and other documents. She represented the California School Boards Association as amicus curiae in the matter of Berkeley Hillside Preservation v. City of Berkeley, a recent CEQA case before the California Supreme Court. She also has extensive eminent domain experience, and assists school districts with a variety of real property issues including sale and lease transactions, land use and zoning issues, and surplus property requirements. Ms. Rem is experienced in reviewing and providing advice to clients relating to various types of business contracts. She also regularly advises clients regarding school facilities fees and construction matters.

Presenter Experience

Ms. Rem has presented at various events including the California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO) annual conference and local workshops, and Lozano Smith's Facilities and Business workshops and webinars. She is particularly experienced in presenting topics related to purchasing, public bidding, and construction issues.

Education

Ms. Rem received her Juris Doctor degree from University of California, Hastings College of the Law. As a student, she worked as a Senior Articles Editor for the Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal. She also authored an article entitled Idea Protection in California: Are Writers Too Readily Compensated for Their Ideas? 28 HASTINGS COMM. & ENT. L.J. 333 (2006).

She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan, where she was a member of the Delta Epsilon Iota National Honor Society, and participated in a Summer Study Abroad Program in Dublin, Ireland.

Professional Affiliations

Ms. Rem is admitted to the Central District of California.

Surplus School District Property and the Budget Crisis: New and Proposed Legal Requirements and Opportunities

By: Harold FreimanKelly Rem-

State Allocation Board Adopts Developer Fee Increases For 2020

By: Harold FreimanKelly RemPeter Sumulong-

New Law Will Significantly Impact Local Agencies’ Disposition Of Property; Impact On School Districts Is Limited

By: Kelly RemBradley Sena-

Significant New Developer Fee Cases

By: Harold FreimanDevon LincolnKelly RemBenjamin Brown-

Lay Opinions May Trigger The Need For An Environmental Impact Report

By: Kelly Rem-

Updates to Food Service and Nutrition Laws Affecting Students

By: Kelly RemKate Holding-

New Rules for Use of Federal Funds Effective July 1: Are You Ready?

By: Kelly Rem-

Alert: California Public Records Act Requests Regarding Lease-Leaseback Procedures

By: Harold FreimanKelly Rem-

Court Confirms That Calculation of Level 1 Developer Fees for Apartment Buildings Includes Interior Common Areas

By: Kelly Rem-

State Allocation Board Adopts Developer Fee Increases

By: Harold FreimanKelly Rem-

New Laws Update Nutrition Program Purchasing Rules

By: Kelly RemAlyse Pacheco Nichols-

Environmental Review Not Necessarily Required Prior to Approval of a Real Property Purchase Agreement

By: Kelly RemJennifer Bradlee-

Appellate Court Reopens Door for Level 3 Fees

By: Harold FreimanKelly Rem-

New Claims Resolution Process Will Apply to All Public Contracts Effective January 1, 2017

By: Devon LincolnKelly Rem-

Requirement to Offer Surplus Property to Interested Charter Schools Prior to Sale or Lease No Longer in Effect

By: Harold FreimanKelly Rem-

Level 3 Litigation Underway, Prohibiting Collection of Level 3 Fees

By: Harold FreimanMegan MacyDaniel MarucciaKelly Rem-

State Allocation Board Authorizes Collection of “Level 3” Developer Fees for the First Time in California History

By: Harold FreimanMegan MacyDaniel MarucciaKelly Rem-

State Allocation Board Adopts Increase to Level One Developer Fees That Can Be Imposed by School Districts

By: Harold FreimanKelly Rem-

Local Agency Ordered to Refund More Than Ten Million Dollars for Failure to Comply with Developer Fee Accounting Requirements

By: Harold FreimanKelly Rem-

Court Overturns School Closure Decision Based on Insufficient Evidence to Support a CEQA Categorical Exemption

By: Harold FreimanKelly Rem-