Veronica Nebb has been with the law firm of Walter & Pistole since 1995 and has been representing public agency clients for over 17 years. She is the Senior Assistant City Attorney for the Cities of Novato and Martinez.
Veronica also represents special districts and other public agencies as General Counsel. She specializes in, among other things, land use and environmental law, nuisance abatement, Brown Act, conflict of interest, election law, drafting legislation, impact fees, public works and contracts.
Veronica has conducted workshops for city council members, commissioners and staff on such subjects as zoning and planning law, the Brown Act, conflict of interest and sexual harassment.
She received her J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law and her undergraduate degrees from Dominican University.
Veronica has undertaken numerous community activities for various non-profit groups, including:
Board Member of the Santa Rosa Figure Skating Club for over ten years
Former President and current Treasurer of the Central California Interclub Association, a Bay Area based association of nonprofits
Numerous roles for the United States Figure Skating Association, including as a competition accountant and as a member of the Ethics, Grievance and Finance Committees
Former Board Member of a small water company in northern California where she served as the Secretary of the Board for over ten years
Pacific Coast representative to the Nominating Committee, which is charged with the nomination of officers to serve the national organization
Veronica also volunteers her time and legal services to a number of non-profits throughout California.
West Bay Builders v. City of Martinez
Mitchell v. City of Cotati
County of Sonoma v. Civil Service Commission of the County of Sonoma
Donnellen v. City of Novato
152 Valparaiso Associates v. City of Cotati
Note, United States v. Simpson: Due Process and Informants - Strange Bedfellows, 18 Golden Gate L.Rev. 81 (1988)
"Public Officials Ethics / AB 1234 Training," 2009, 2011, 2013
"Brown Act and Public Records Act," City of Novato, 2010
"What You Need to Know About the Brown Act, Public Records and Conflict of Interest," Lorman Legal Seminars 2006
JD, Golden Gate University School of Law, 1988
BA, Dominican College, 1982
State Bar of California
United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit