legal strategies for smart growth and sustainability

Deborah Curran & Company — PROFILE

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Deborah Curran has a decade of experience working in the areas of smart growth land development and urban sustainability. She provides legal advice to local governments and community organizations interested in implementing smart growth. She offers a broad spectrum of legal and planning expertise.

Deborah teaches Municipal Law at the University of Victoria in the Faculty of Law and has supervised students at the Masters and undergraduate levels at the University of British Columbia (Department of Community and Regional Planning) and Royal Roads University (Environmental Science).

Deborah is a co-founder of Smart Growth BC and served as the president of the board for five years. Deborah has served on a number of ad hoc committees advising on projects, including for the Greater Vancouver Regional District, Evergreen Canada, and the Victoria Foundation. She is a past member of the City of Victoria Advisory Planning Commission.

Deborah received a B.A. (Hons.) from Trent University, an LL.B. from the University of Victoria, and an LL.M. from the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley.

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