Raymond A. Biering
Raymond A. Biering is of counsel to Robins Borghei LLP and is a partner with Adamski Moroski Madden Cumberland & Green LLP. He currently serves as general counsel to the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District, the San Luis Obispo County Local Agency Formation Commission, the San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority, the San Luis Obispo County Pension Trust and the Santa Maria Public Airport District.
From 1988 to 2006, Ray was a Senior Deputy County Counsel for the County of San Luis Obispo. During his eighteen-year tenure with the County Counsel’s office, he represented various public entities, including the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors, the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission, the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District, the San Luis Obispo County Local Agency Formation Commission, the San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority, the San Luis Obispo County Council of Governments, the San Luis Obispo County Regional Transportation Authority, and the San Luis Obispo County Airport Land Use Commission. Notably, Ray also served as legal counsel to the Mission County Formation Review Commission in 2004 – 2005, a commission appointed by the California Governor to study the proposed split of Santa Barbara County.
Prior to his service with the San Luis Obispo County Counsel, Ray was a partner with the law firm of Biering & Biering in Morro Bay, California, and was formerly a Staff Investigator and Attorney for the California Coastal Commission, South Coast Regional Commission.
During his career, Ray has handled numerous complex trial and appellate cases in various fields, including land use/environmental law, solid and hazardous waste law, public contract law, election law, real estate law, administrative law, and construction law. He has also published a number of legal articles and professional papers, and has been a lecturer at numerous professional conferences.
- Ray is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and Loyola University, School of Law, Los Angeles.
- He has practiced law in the public and private sectors in San Luis Obispo County since 1980 and was the President of the San Luis Obispo County Bar Association in 1997.
- Ray is admitted to practice law in all Superior Courts in California and the United States District Court, Ninth Circuit, Central Division. He is also admitted before the United States Supreme Court.