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NEVADA CITY, Calif. May 30, 2019 – Noon time legal seminar held at the Nevada County Superior Court, Law Library, 201 Church Street, on June 18, 2019 from 12:00-1:00 pm. Laws Protecting Livestock: Free Range and Fencing Laws and Preventing Harassment by Dogs

Historically, the common law required property owners to fence in their livestock, but California was a pioneer in the free range movement, adopting laws that required property owners to fence out livestock owned by others. Learn how California fencing and free range laws strive to achieve a balance between the often conflicting property rights of livestock owners, pet owners and the public. This seminar will also explain how the California laws regulate vicious and dangerous dogs that present a risk to others.

Presented by Fran Cole, Attorney

Open to attorneys and the general public. Attorneys will receive one hour of MCLE credit. To enroll, please call 530-265-7161 or email Law.Library@nccourt.net. Arrive by 11:45 a.m. to complete registration. $30 Attorneys (MCLE); $15 Public

About Fran Cole

Fran Cole, a partner in Diamond, Baker, Mitchell, LLP, is a business transactions attorney, with over thirty years of experience negotiating, preparing and managing contracts and financing structures for individuals, corporations, joint ventures, partnerships and other types of organizations. She has practiced business law in-house and in law firms. Fran advises clients in corporate governance, capital and business formation, leases, mergers and business acquisitions, business litigation, due diligence, commercial transactions, securities law compliance, investment management and other areas of regulatory law.

Fran also serves our community by advising a number of local nonprofits as their legal counsel and serving on several boards of directors. She is a ranch woman and animal lover and was the second dog walker volunteer at the Sammie’s Friends Nevada County Animal Shelter. She rides and shows Tennessee Walking Horses with her daughters and fights against abuse of that breed by unscrupulous trainers. Fran is also an accomplished accordion player.