It's Not Just Compensation: What Every Real Estate Professional Should Know About Eminent Domain Litigation

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 97 minutes
Recorded Date: May 16, 2018
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  • Overview of the Eminent Domain Process
  • Pre-Litigation Matters
  • Commencing Eminent Domain Litigation
  • Initial Litigation Events
  • Compensation Claims
  • Evaluating Claims
  • Determining Fair/Maximum Compensation
Runtime: 1 hour and 37 minutes
Recorded: May 16, 2018


Please join the Land Use, Planning and Environmental Law Subsection of LACBA’s Real Property Section for this lively and informative presentation on what you need to know about eminent domain if you are working in the real estate space. Our presenters will include Glenn L. Block and Gregory M. Bergman.

This program was recorded on May 16th, 2018.

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Los Angeles County Bar Association


Gregory M. Bergman

Bergman Dacey Goldsmith, PLC

Gregory M. Bergman’s extensive eminent domain experience includes handling direct and inverse condemnation for numerous public entity clients throughout northern and southern California. Mr. Bergman has 40 years of experience in litigation, including jury and bench trials, as well as successful appellate work. As outside counsel for Los Angeles County’s largest transportation agency as it moves forward with its multi-billion dollar transportation infrastructure improvement plan for the County of Los Angeles, Mr. Bergman regularly advises and represents the agency on eminent domain matters. Greg is a frequent speaker on eminent domain matters to client, trade, and professional associations in California.

Glenn L. Block

California Eminent Domain Law Group

Glenn Block has concentrated his law practice solely in eminent domain for over twenty years. A successful trial lawyer, he represents both business and property owners in direct and inverse condemnation actions. He also represents public agencies in acquiring property for public use.

Repeatedly recognized by Southern California Super Lawyers? and awarded Martindale-Hubbell's Client Distinction Award, Glenn has successfully represented many property and business owners throughout California to recover maximum compensation.

Glenn has served as Chair of the Land Use, Planning and Environmental Law Subsection of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA). He also speaks on a variety of eminent domain related topics for various professional organizations.

After obtaining a degree in accounting from San Francisco State University and his law degree from Brooklyn Law School, Mr. Block began his practice with Goldstein, Goldstein & Rikon, the foremost eminent domain boutique firm in New York City, where he represented business and property owners throughout the metropolitan area. Thereafter, and prior to joining California Eminent Domain Law Group, Glenn was an eminent domain partner at Sullivan, Workman & Dee in Los Angeles.

Glenn is licensed to practice law in California and New York and is a member of various bar and professional associations.

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