Stafford’s Paul Kent authored the recently published an essay titled, “On the Waterfront: New Shoreland Zoning Laws.” This essay appears as the cover story in January’s issue of Wisconsin Lawyer, the State Bar of Wisconsin’s official magazine. In this piece, Paul discusses recent legislative developments that have changed some of the rules with shoreland zoning and structures.

Paul Kent's practice focuses on environmental regulatory matters with a particular emphasis on water issues. He represents municipalities on wastewater, stormwater, water supply, mining, energy and other environmental issues. He also represents individuals and businesses on land use and development matters including developments in and around shorelands, wetlands, and navigable waters. He has served on over a dozen DNR advisory committees on water policy issues and has been involved in developing environmental legislation. He has argued appeals before the Wisconsin and United States Supreme Courts.

Paul is admitted to practice in Wisconsin. Paul was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 in the fields of Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, Native American Law, and Water Law.

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