Bill Buholzer, a partner at Young Anderson Barristers and Solicitors, will act as Quickscribe's Local Government law expert. Bill is a respected authority on land use and planning law, and is the author of British Columbia Planning Law and Practice as well as the Planning and Zoning title in Halsbury's Laws of Canada. Bill is also the author of Local Government in British Columbia, published by the BC Continuing Legal Education Society, and is frequently invited to speak at CLE courses on local government law. He is a past chair of the Municipal Law Section of the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, and is on the executive of the CBA's National Municipal Law Section. Bill teaches planning law at UBC's School of Community and Regional Planning, and regularly instructs courses in Simon Fraser University's City Program. In 2010 Bill was elected to the College of Fellows of the Canadian Institute of Planners, and in 2011 he was awarded the Local Government Management Association's Distinguished Partnership Award for his ongoing contribution to the work of LGMA's Approving Officers Committee.
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