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How to Sufficiently Argue Your Land Use Appeal: Division III Clarifies Scope of “Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies” Requirement
Posted on Friday, December 07, 2018 by Armand Resto-Spotts
The most important and often the most litigated issue under LUPA involves standing. With respect to standing, LUPA requires that the appellant satisfy four criteria.
SCOTUS: ESA Critical Habitat Designations Must Be “Habitat”; Remands on Whether Unoccupied and Unsuitable Area Can Be Designated as Critical Habitat for Dusky Gopher Frog
Posted on Friday, November 30, 2018 by Armand Resto-Spotts
By Armand Resto-Spotts, AttorneyIn a long-running, potentially monumental case regarding the scope of the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”), agency discretion and authority, and property r...
Women And Leadership 2: A Successful Jordan Ramis Event!
Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2018
We at Jordan Ramis are delighted to be able to facilitate such a rich and valuable conversation, one that we know will continue long beyond the event itself.
Ninth Circuit Concludes Ordinances Prohibiting Camping in Public Places Without Any Alternative for Shelter Unconstitutional
Posted on Friday, November 09, 2018 by Armand Resto-Spotts
Earlier this fall, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard Martin v. City of Boise, a challenge from homeless individuals in Boise, Idaho against the City’s ordinance that made it a misdemea...
The DJC's 2018 Women of Vision: Women Making Strides in the Built Industry
Posted on Monday, November 05, 2018 by Amy A. Robinson
Amy Robinson shares her perspective on the DJC's 2018 Women of Vision Awards night.
WA Supreme Court Confirms Application Fees are Subject to LUPA and 21-day Appeal Period
Posted on Friday, November 02, 2018 by Armand Resto-Spotts
Earlier this month, the Washington Supreme Court affirmed that application fees, required as part of any standard land use or building permit application, are subject to the Land Use Petition Act&r...
No Construction Experience Required: A Team Builder Day with Habitat for Humanity
Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2018
Jordan Ramis staff, friends, and colleagues rebuild a house with Habitat for Humanity.