Michael J. Gelardi - News, Presentations and Publications

 Michael J. Gelardi

Practice Emphasis
Land Use
Water Rights
Environmental Law

Licensed to practice in Oregon and Washington
541-431-1438 direct | 541-344-2025 fax

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January 2018: Michael Gelardi to speak at Business of Wine Seminar

January 2018: Quoted in “Dispute Erupts Over Replacing Farmland Dwellings;” Capital Press

August 2017: Michael Gelardi to speak at Wetlands Law Seminar

July 2017: Three Hershner Hunter lawyers named “Oregon Rising Stars” by Thomson Reuters

July 2017: Michael Gelardi to speak at Oregon Land Use Law Conference

December 2016: Hershner Hunter, LLP Welcomes Michael Gelardi; Capital Press

December 2016: Michael Gelardi Joins Law Firm Hershner Hunter, LLP; Wine Business Monthly

October 2016: Quoted in “Oregon Wine Grape Growers Learn to Roll with Cannabis;” Wines & Vines

June 2016: Quoted in “Treat Marijuana Industry Like Washington Wines;” Seattlepi.com

June 2016: Quoted in “Marijuana Growers, Processors Face Numerous and Complex Rules;” Eugene Register Guard

May 2016: Quoted in “Keep It Clean;” Vineyard & Winery Management

Selected Presentations

December 2017: “Land Use and the New Generation of Agriculture;” Oregon Land Use Conference

October 2017:  “Understanding Federal and Oregon Wetland Laws;” CLE program, Portland, Oregon

May 2017: “Agritourism in Oregon;” Oregon State Bar Agricultural Law Section Annual CLE

March 2017: “Cannabis and the Environment: Impacts and Opportunities;” King County Bar Association 2017 Cannabis Law Update

November 2016: “Impact of Cannabis Legalization on Water Resources;” Oregon Water Law Conference

June 2016: Panelist, “The Legal Practice of Marijuana;” Marijuana Policy in Washington State: Moving Forward, University of Washington School of Law

November 2015: “Oregon Vineyard and Winery Water Use;” Oregon Water Law Conference,

November 2014: “Federal, State and Local Authority Over Energy Facility Siting;” Oregon Water Law Conference

May 2014: “Vineyard and Winery Development: Legal Structures and Issues;” Appraisal Institute Seminar

August 2013 and December 2010: “Oregon Surface Water Rights;” CLE program, Portland, Oregon

November 2012 and 2011: “Water Rights 101;” Oregon Water Law Conference

March 2011: “What Can You Do on Your Land in Oregon Wine Country?” Rogue Valley Winegrowers Association

Selected Publications

July 2017: New Oregon Legislation Protects Agricultural Construction In Wetlands

January 2016 (Updated December 2016): Oregon Cannabis Land Use Update

September 2015 (Updated December 2016): Hope for Hemp: Overcoming Regulatory Obstacles to Revive an American Industry

July 2015 (Updated December 2016): Plain Jane: Cannabis Officially Joins Oregon’s Agricultural Community

2013: Contributed to “Environmental Law;” Oregon State Bar Legal Publications

October 2012: “Winery Opponents, Not LUBA, Muddle Land-use Law;” The Daily Journal of Commerce

2011: Contributed to “Wine in America: Law and Policy” Treatise

2007: “Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing: Enforcing Land Use Restrictions on Land and Water Conservation Fund Parks;” 82 Washington Law Review 737