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John C. Beiers

John C. Beiers
400 County Center, 6th Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063-1662
Phone: 650-363-4775
Fax: 650-363-4034 jbeiers@smcgov.org

City: Redwood City

State Bar of California Admission Date: Dec. 13, 1989

Other Jurisdictions Admission Dates: District of Columbia, 1990

Education:

  • Vermont Law School, Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.) in Environmental Law, 1989
  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D. degree, 1986 – 1989
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A. degree, Political science; B.A. degree, Environmental Science

Employment (Current and Past):

  • Office of the County Counsel, San Mateo County; 1995 – present
  • County Counsel, March 2011 – present
  • Chief Deputy County Counsel, July 2006 – March 2011
  • Deputy County Counsel, July 1995 to July 2006
  • Lane Powell Spears Lubersky, Senior Law Associate, 1994 – 1995
  • Carr, Goodson & Lee, Law Associate, 1990 – 1994
  • Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Inc., Law Fellow, 1989 – 1990
  • Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund, Inc., Law Clerk, Summer 1988
  • Office of the County Counsel, Santa Cruz County, Law Clerk, 1988

State Bar Activities: Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation, member, 2014 – present

Professional Memberships:

  • President, Bay Area County Counsels’ Association
  • San Mateo Credit Union, Board member
  • City of San Carlos, Former Economic Development Commissioner

Publications:

  • Comment, “The International Applicability of Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act,” Volume 29 Santa Clara Law Review, 171 (1989.)
  • “Indoor Air Quality in the Office Environment: An Expanding Area of Toxic Tort Litigation,” Volume 9, Nos. 5,6, Toxics Law Reporter, (Parts I and II, July 6, 13, 1994), Co-author C. Hanrahan