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June 12, 2014 MCLE Luncheon: San Diego Water Authority, by Daniel S. Hentschke


Mr. Hentschke has served as general counsel for the San Diego County Water Authority since February 1998. Prior to joining the Water Authority, Mr. Hentschke was a partner with Brown, Diven & Hentschke, LLP, a law firm focusing on representation of public agencies and public finance. During that time, Mr. Hentschke served as the city attorney for the cities of Oceanside (1991-1998), San Marcos (1987-1993) and Solana Beach (1986-1998). He also acted as special counsel for numerous cities and special districts. Mr. Hentschke served as assistant city attorney for Carlsbad (1979-1986) and as a deputy city attorney for San Diego (1977-1979). Mr. Hentschke was the president of the City Attorney’s Department of the League of California Cities (1995-1996). He has served as a member of the Legal Affairs Committee of the Association of California Water Agencies from 1998 to present and currently serves as its chair. Mr. Hentschke is the author or a co-author of numerous papers, pamphlets and other publications, as well as frequent speaker regarding a wide array of water, municipal, and public finance topics. He is a co-author of the Proposition 218 and Proposition 26 implementation guides published by the League of California Cities and Association of California Water Agencies.