Kronick welcomes Associate Chelsea Alix Tibbs, a previous law clerk with the firm, to its team of distinguished lawyers. She was admitted to the California State Bar in June 2016 following their passage of the February 2016 Bar Exam. Ms. Tibbs is a 2008 graduate of the University of California, San Diego and a 2015 graduate of the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.
Kronick Shareholder Jonathan P. Hobbs will be leaving the firm to become the City Attorney for Elk Grove effective July 1, 2016. The City Council approved the employment agreement during their May 11 meeting. Mr. Hobbs has served as Elk Grove’s contract Attorney since August of 2011. He had also served as the City’s Interim Attorney in 2007, in addition to his roles as attorney for the City’s Planning Commission and the City’s various special projects over the years. The transition to in-house counsel is a natural progression for the City and Mr. Hobbs.
Kronick is pleased to announce that Shareholder Jon Goetz has moved to Claremont in Los Angeles County where he will continue practicing in the areas of land use, real estate, economic development, affordable housing and municipal law. Jon will staff the Kronick office, working closely with Ron Vera, Henry Barbosa and Robert Johnston, all of whom are Of Counsel to Kronick.
Kronick shareholders Constantine Baranoff and Jon Goetz have been appointed to the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Technical Committee for the California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED). The TIF Technical Committee will educate CALED members and the public on Tax Increment Financing, including Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts and Community Revitalization and Investment Authorities which have been authorized by recent state legislation.
Kronick is pleased to announce that Carl Randall C. Nash, first-year associate, has joined the firm. He will be working in the firm’s Sacramento office and is a member of the Health Care and Business Services groups. He received his J.D. from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law in 2015 and his B.A.