Public Meetings in a Pandemic

May 7, 2020

As part of the American Planning Association’s 2020 virtual conference – NPC20 @Home, Jennifer Bragar presented on California, Oregon, and Washington’s responses to the pandemic…

Meeting in the Middle

March 19, 2019

Jennifer Bragar was recently published in the January 2019 edition of the American Planning Association magazine. You can find a PDF copy of the article…

Tomasi Salyer Martin Sponsors Housing Land Advocates Conference

January 24, 2018

Tomasi Salyer Martin (TSM) is pleased to sponsor the 2018 Housing Land Advocates Conference, “Strategies for Housing Planning, Policy and Finance: City, Region, State” on…

Recent Developments in Comprehensive Planning Law

January 12, 2018

Jennifer Bragar an Ed Sullivan co-authored the annual comprehensive plan update for the American Bar Association’s State and Local Government Law Section. The most recent…

Lawyer Monthly – United States’ Land Use Lawyer of the Year

December 22, 2017

Lawyer’s Monthly, a monthly legal publication with content that is entirely defined by the significant legal news from around the world, has named Jennifer M….

Super Lawyers 2017

August 4, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Valerie Athena Tomasi, was nominated by her peers to the Oregon Super Lawyers list in 2017 for Banking Law,…

Tillamook County’s 2017 Housing Plan

April 21, 2017

In March 2017, Tillamook County issued its new housing needs analysis, “Creating a Healthy Housing Market for Tillamook County.” The County recognized the necessity to take a…

Analysis of Zoning Barriers that Limit the Construction of Manufactured Housing

April 7, 2017

In the Portland metropolitan region, we often think of affordable housing in urban terms – increased density, homelessness, and accessory dwelling units, but considering the…

Oregon’s Land Use and Conservation Development Commission Issues Final Enforcement Order Against the City of Corvallis

March 24, 2017

The tension around whether clear and objective standards must apply to a proposed residential development gripped the City of Corvallis and one developer in a…

Big Win for the Confederated Tribes: Oil Trains in Oregon Face New Hurdle

March 11, 2017

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, and Bands of the Yakima Nation (collectively the “Treaty Tribes”) have been opposed to…