Alexander Bowie is the Managing Partner of the Firm. Mr. Bowie received his Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Colorado and was admitted to practice in Colorado and subsequently in California. He entered the private practice of law representing public agencies after serving for several years as an Assistant County Counsel for the County of Orange. Mr. Bowie has received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Bowie has been an instructor in continuing education programs of the University of California at Riverside as well as the University of California at Los Angeles in public law matters. He has been a guest speaker at programs of the American Bar Association, the State Bar Association, and the Land Use Forum of the University of Southern California. Mr. Bowie has served on various legislative committees of organizations such as the State Bar Association, the Association of California Water Agencies.
Mr. Bowie actively participates in the activities of the Coalition for Adequate School Housing (“CASH”) and served as State co-chair of its Legal Advisory Committee from its inception through 2011. He also served several terms as a member of the CASH Legislative Advisory Committee. Mr. Bowie is a member of the California Council of School Attorneys, and has testified before various legislative committees on innovative means of financing public facilities. Mr. Bowie served as a member of the Land Acquisition Advisory Committee appointed by former Senator Leroy Greene, which was formed to address the problem of the increased cost of land acquired for public purposes, as well as related issues pertaining to planning, reserving and fairly valuing land for public facilities. He has been a lecturer for programs pertaining to public financing of public infrastructure at seminars conducted by the University of California as well as the Building Industry Association of California, the Urban Water Institute, of which he was a Founding Member. Mr. Bowie is a Founding Member and was the first President of the California Association of Bond Lawyers.