California Lawyers Association

Environmental Law Section

Updates and events from the Environmental Law Section

The Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite® is nationally recognized as the largest and most prestigious gathering in California of leaders in environmental, land use and natural resources law. Read more
It is so exciting that we will be back at the Tenaya, in person, for our annual ELS Yosemite conference, for the first time since 2019. Read more
In October 2022, ELS is thrilled to welcome section members, panelists and guests back to Yosemite for our iconic Annual Conference. The August Book Club will explore Yosemite National Park’s long and painful history, which cannot be separated from its scenic beauty. Read more
This is the 2022 Environmental Law Section Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship Application Form. Read more
The Environmental Law Section is a great source of community and collaboration for environmental lawyers in California. This year, I am particularly excited to focus on outreach to reach as many people as possible who practice or are interested (even if they don’t know it yet) in practicing environmental law. Read more
This is the Environmental Law Section Mentorship Program application. Read more
Of the more than 9,000 known PFAS compounds, 600 are currently used in countless products for their stain and water repellant properties, including firefighting foam, cookware, cosmetics, carpet treatments, clothes, and even dental floss. Scientists call PFASs “forever chemicals” because their chemistry keeps them from breaking down under typical environmental conditions. Read more
We invite our Environmental Law Section (ELS) members to stay connected and inspired through our new bi-monthly discussion series. Read more
On May 12, 2022, the Environmental Law Section of the California Lawyers Association will present its fourth Energy Law Conference. Held in Downtown Los Angeles at the main auditorium of the California Attorney General’s Office, this will be the Environmental Law Section’s first in-person event in more than two years! Read more

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