William Dahlstrom to Serve on Planning Committee for 28th Annual UT School of Law Land Use Conference; Leonard Dougal to Present on “Practical Water Law Considerations”

March 8, 2024 | Speaking Engagements

Jackson Walker partner William “Bill” Dahlstrom served on the planning committee for The University of Texas School of Law’s 28th Annual Land Use Conference. The conference will provide in-depth coverage of crucial issues, strategies, challenges, tools, and opportunities relevant to municipalities, counties, and developers, focusing on practical solutions to real-world problems.

Additionally, Jackson Walker partner Leonard H. Dougal will be a presenter on Friday, April 5. His presentation, titled “Practical Water Law Considerations: Amenity Lakes, SWCD Reservoirs and Stormwater Detention Ponds,” will offer valuable insights into addressing water law considerations for new subdivisions in rural areas. Topics covered include converting pre-existing rural stock ponds into amenity lakes, managing old soil and water conservation district easements and dam structures, and fulfilling statutory obligations to prevent downstream flooding.

The conference is scheduled to take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin on April 4-5, 2024, with Jackson Walker proudly serving as a sponsor.

Meet Bill

William “Bill” Dahlstrom focuses his practice on all areas of land use and incorporates a planning problem-solving process for land use and land development issues. Bill has spoken at numerous seminars on land use law, including programs at the University of Texas School of Law Land Use Law Conference, the State Bar of Texas Advance Real Estate Law Course, the PESI Land Use Law Seminar, the CLE Eminent Domain Conference, TXAPA Conferences, and The Institute for Local Government Studies Short Course.

Meet Leonard

Leonard H. Dougal represents clients in complex permitting and water supply matters, including high-tech companies, semiconductor manufacturers, data center owners, power generation companies, real estate developers, and special utility districts. Leonard is frequently sought after to speak at Bar and Continuing Legal Education seminars. He is the author of two chapters in the treatise on Texas water law, The Essentials of Texas Water Resources. He is board certified in Administrative Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.