Michael F. Rodriquez has been a municipal lawyer since 1988, and City Attorney and redevelopment agency counsel for the City of Gonzales and the City of Soledad for almost 20 years. He has also served as counsel for the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee and as district counsel for the Moss Landing Harbor District. He has twice served as interim City Attorney for the City of Salinas.
Mike’s general municipal practice includes specialization in the areas of labor and employment law and land use. He has successfully represented several California cities in disciplinary appeals at the administrative level and in court actions. Mike is also a frequent presenter on Brown Act and ethics issues.
He previously served on the Legal Advocacy Committee for the League of California Cities (LOCC) and on the editorial board for the LOCC’s California Municipal Law Handbook. Mike has taught legal writing at U.C. Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law.
Mike graduated from Boalt Hall in 1986.