Dean E. Dennis, (P.C.)

Dean E. Dennis, (P.C.): Attorney with Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Guest Lecturer, Real Estate Finance, USC Law School. Member, Planning Committee, USC Law Symposium on Real Estate Law and Business, 2008. Member, Condemnation and Land Valuation Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association. Commissioner, Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation (JNE), State Bar of California, 1997-2000. Member: Committee of Bar Examiners 2002-2006, Chair (2005-2006); Judicial Council Court Facilities Transitional Task Force 2004-2007. Attorney Civility Task Force, State Bar of California, 2006-2007.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Appeals
  • Land Use Law
  • Zoning Law
  • Eminent Domain Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
213-620-0460  Phone
213-624-4840  Fax
University Attended:
Princeton University, A.B., 1980
Law School Attended:
University of Southern California, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
1983, California
Special Agencies:
Planning and Zoning Commissions, Coastal Commission.
Reported Cases:
Southern California Rapid Transit Dist. v. Bolen (1992) 1 Cal. 4th 654; Manhattan Beach v. Superior Court (Farquhar) (1996) 13 Cal. 4th 232; City of Vista v. W. O. Fielder, et al. (1996) 13 Cal. 4th 612; City of Malibu v. California Coastal Comn. (2005) 128 Cal.App.4th 897; Alameda Belt Line v. City of Alameda (2003) 113 CAl.App.4th 15; CUNA Mutual Life Ins. Co. v. Los Angeles County MTA (2003) 108 Cal. App. 4th 382; Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Hawthorne v. Force Electronics (1997) 55 Cal. App. 4th 622; Los Angeles Unified School District v. Trump Wilshire Associates (1996) 42 Cal. App. 4th 1682; Kalmanovitz v. Bitting (1996) 43 Cal. App. 4th 311; Friends of La Vina v. County of Los Angeles (1991) 232 Cal. App. 3d. 1446; Thomas v. County of Los Angeles (1991) 232 Cal. App. 3d 1446; Smith v. County of Los Angeles (1989) 211 Cal. App. 3d 188; Surfside Colony Ltd. v. Cal. Coastal Comm. (1991) 226 Cal. App. 3d 1260.

Peer Reviews

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