Lounsbery Ferguson Altona & Peak



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For five decades, the attorneys of Lounsbery Ferguson Altona & Peak have represented the interests of public agencies. Firm attorneys are serving or have served as contract City Attorney and special counsel for many different agencies.

Municipal Law

Phone: (760) 743-1201 ext. 109

Email: JSM@LFAP.com

Prior to joining Lounsbery Ferguson Altona & Peak, Ms. Maland served as the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Chula Vista. Ms. Maland has also worked as a Deputy City Attorney for the cities of Chula Vista, Rancho Mirage, and Cathedral City. Before entering the public sector, Ms. Maland was in private practice handling complex civil litigation matters involving various land use, construction, environmental, and contractual issues.

Ms. Maland’s current practice focuses on representing public sector clients. She has advised public entities on various matters including the Brown Act, conflicts of interest, elections, land use, environmental issues, real estate transactions, public contracting, and municipal finance. Ms. Maland served as counsel for the Chula Vista Districting and Redistricting Commissions, as well as the Charter Review Commission and Mobile Home Rent Review Commission.

Ms. Maland received an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of California at San Diego and a Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law.

Ms. Maland is a member of the California State Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. She is also a member of the City Attorneys Association of San Diego, previously serving as Secretary, and the Lawyers Club of San Diego.  In addition, Ms. Maland is a Board member for Teen Volunteers in Action and teaches civics through Junior Achievement of San Diego County.

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