Essential Hour: Conflicts of Interest 101

This event occurred on November 4, 2022. See below for instructions on how to purchase a recording of the event.

Presented by Cal Cities’ City Attorneys Department, the Attorney Development and Succession Committee and the FPPC Committee 

California’s public ethics laws often impact local agencies in diverse or unique ways. In this webinar for new public agency lawyers, gain a broad overview of the conflicts of interest laws that local agency counsels routinely navigate. With practice tips to demystify the Political Reform Act, Government Code Section 1090, the Common Law Conflicts Doctrine, incompatible offices and activities, mass mailing restrictions, and more, this Essential Hour program should not be missed. The webinar is based on A Guide for Local Agency Counsel: Providing Conflicts of Interest Advice, created by the FPPC Committee of Cal Cities’ City Attorneys Department. 

The League of California Cities is a State Bar of California minimum continuing legal education (MCLE) approved provider. Cal Cities certified that this webinar meets the standards for participatory MCLE credit for registered attendees in the amount of one hour. Participatory MCLE credit is only available to those who are registered to participate in the “live” webinar. Cal Cities is unable to provide credit to those who choose to view the webinar recording.  


  • Rebecca Moon, Senior Assistant City Attorney, Winters, Sunnyvale
  • Morgan Foley, City Attorney, El Cajon, McDougal Love Boehmer Foley Lyon & Mitchell
  • Markie Kersten, Assistant City Attorney, San Luis Obispo
  • Gregory Murphy, City Attorney, Buellton, Lawndale and Temple City, Burke, Williams & Sorensen
  • Teresa L. Stricker, City Attorney, San Pablo

In memory of Simon Silva, Deputy City Attorney, Chula Vista, for his invaluable contribution to the FPPC  Committee and this presentation.

If you wish to view the recorded event, please contact Megan Dunn. Cal Cities members will be charged $25 to view the recording. Non-member cities and all others will be charged $150.

For questions, please contact Megan Dunn