Marsha A Burch:


Practice Areas: 

Natural resource and environmental law, including water rights, water quality, land use and general plan consistency, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), municipal law, administrative law, Endangered Species Act compliance, and all phases of litigation in federal and state courts. Ms. Burch also provides election law services and general and special counsel to agencies relating to administrative and municipal law issues


Publications and Memberships:

Water Acquisition Handbook: A Guide to Acquiring Water for the Environment in California, The Trust for Public Land (2003), by Donald B. Mooney and Marsha A. Burch

Water Rights: Supply Issues for Local Agency Formation Commissions, 2005 CALAFCo Annual Conference, Monterey, California, by Marsha A. Burch

Editorial Board, Western Water Law and Policy Reporter, 1999-2002

Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Member, Environmental Law Section, California State Bar  


Reported Cases:

  • Gray v. County of Madera (2008)167 Cal.App.4th 1099
  • San Joaquin Raptor Rescue Center v. County of Merced (2007) 149 Cal.App.4th 645
  • Hofman Ranch v. Yuba County Local Agency Formation Commission (2009) 172 Cal.App.4th 805
  • Building Industry Ass’n of Central Cal. v. County of Stanislaus (2010) 190 Cal.App.4h 582
  • City of Marina v. Board of Trustees of Cal. State Univ. (2006) 39 Cal.4th 341
  • Cequel III Communications I, LLC v. Local Agency Formation Comm. (2007) 149 Cal.App.4th 310




Marsha A. Burch Law Office

(530) 272-8411 


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