Overview of California Utility Law

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Course Description

This program was recorded on May 20, 2021

This course will provide an overview of the regulation of public utilities in California: it will address the development of utility law and how public utilities are defined (what they are). Specifically, it will delve into the regulatory framework of electrical generation and distribution, how the major public utilities are regulated, how they request rate increases, and an overview of the CPUC quasi-judicial/legislative procedure.

Speaker Bio
1 General Credit
Course Agenda

Robert Bryson
Robert is proficient in a broad range of areas including business litigation, administrative litigation, utility/energy law, municipal issues, employment claims, public access/disclosure laws, open meetings, regulatory law, civil rights, and matters affecting the public interest. Robert has represented clients before state, federal, administrative, and tax court, and in arbitration/mediation. Robert also represents his clients before government bodies, including during open and closed city council and committee meetings. Robert has also assisted clients in managing their public relations, including providing media and social media campaigns, and outreach to the media.

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Course Agenda

1) Overview of California utility law

2) Overview of California agencies that regulate electrical generation and distribution

3) How Rates are set

4) How to investigate potential utility matters

5) CPUC administrative procedure and litigating matters before the CPUC

6) Judicial review of CPUC decisions

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