Providing exceptional legal services to local governments, non-profits, businesses, and individuals since 1978
Mr. McMurchie is the principal in the McMurchie Law Firm which specializes in providing legal advice and consultation to special districts, joint powers authorities and other public agencies in California.
Mr. McMurchie has represented many types of special district public agencies since 1978 including water districts, sanitation districts, fire protection districts, community services districts, recreation and park districts, cemetery districts, mosquito abatement districts, harbor and port districts, and joint powers authorities.
Mr. McMurchie has provided training and seminars regarding recent legal developments and strategies to California Special Districts Association, Fire Districts Association of California, California Association of Public Cemeteries and other local government associations.
Mr. McMurchie has also served as general counsel for the California Special Districts Association since 1985, which is a non-profit corporation consisting of over 1,000 member special districts of various types located throughout the state which provides legislative advocacy services, financial services and education programs to member districts. Mr. McMurchie’s practice emphasizes employment, business contracting and financing issues encountered by special districts and other local agencies.
Additionally, Mr. McMurchie has provided estate planning, wills and trusts and probate administration since 1978. He also specializes in the formation, administration and operational problems of non-profit corporations.
Mr. McMurchie is a member in good standing of the California State Bar and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California.
Vicki E. Hartigan
Ms. Hartigan has represented and provided legal advice to public entities for eighteen years in California and Nevada. Ms. Hartigan specializes in public agency law including employment issues, drafting and review of policy manuals, contracts, construction litigation, and open meeting laws.
Ms. Hartigan is a member in good standing of the California State Bar. She is admitted to practice in the Eastern District of California and the Supreme Court of the United States.