Joaquin Vazquez

Mr. Vazquez is a Partner with Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill. His practice focuses on municipal law with an emphasis on open meeting laws, election laws and land use. Mr. Vazquez has advised cities and other local government agencies on the Brown Act, the Public Records Act, government ethics, open meetings laws, and planning regulations, including those concerning wireless facilities and cannabis businesses. He has also drafted numerous ordinances, resolutions and agreements as Assistant City Attorney for the cities of El Monte, Cudahy and San Fernando. Mr. Vazquez has civil litigation experience with private corporate clients and criminal litigation experience in the prosecution of misdemeanor criminal violations in Los Angeles Superior Court.
  • 2016 Municipal Law Handbook, Reviewer
  • 2015 Municipal Law Handbook, Reviewer
  • “What You Should Know About Hiring CalPERS Retirees” – Western Cities Magazine, August 2012
  • “Joint Laws Transforming California” – California Litigation, Litigation Section for California Bar – Volume 30, No. 1, 2017
  • University of Southern California, J.D. 2005
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. History 2001
  • State Bar of California (2012)
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California (2013)

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