Providing legal counsel to public and non-profit agencies


De Lay & Laredo provides legal counsel to public and non-profit agencies. De Lay & Laredo lawyers are experts in representing all types of public agencies in California since 1987. The firm currently serves a variety of agencies as City Attorney, Counsel, General Counsel and Special Counsel. Our representation of public agencies has included airports, cities, colleges, community services districts, counties, joint powers authorities, park districts, school districts, and water districts. De Lay & Laredo also represents non-profit agencies and select private businesses and individuals in the Central Coast and throughout California.

De Lay & Laredo has a depth of practice and experience. Some principal areas in which our public lawyers practice include:

  • Brown Act, Conflicts of Interest and Ethics and Public Records Act
  • Water Rights and Water Law
  • CEQA
  • E-Documents and Public Records
  • Contracts
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Trust Administration
  • Litigation
  • Writs and Appeals
  • Assessments, Taxes and Proposition 218 Compliance
  • Election and Political Law
  • Litigation
  • Writs and Appeals
  • Housing Labor & Employment
  • Land Use
  • Negotiations
  • Planning, Zoning and Subdivision Map Act
  • Public Finance
  • Transportation
  • Utilities and Franchising

Through its work with non-profit agencies, De Lay & Laredo has developed an expertise in the area of adoptions and foster care law.

The attorneys at De Lay & Laredo strive to provide efficient, cost-effective legal services, while establishing personal relationships and remaining accessible to each of our clients throughout their representation. We set the highest standards of professionalism and consider ourselves a small firm with big firm experience.