Paula is a natural resources specialist, biologist and an environmental lawyer. Her 20 years of experience apply broadly to natural resources planning, environmental impact documentation, permitting and biological resource assessment. Her specialty is the biological aspect of regulatory compliance, which she applies to NEPA and CEQA documentation, endangered species consultations, habitat conservation plans, mitigation and monitoring plans, and resolving issues between clients and agencies. She has focused on preparing and managing ISs, EIRs, and HCPs, as well as coastal development permitting and compliance and drafting and implementing regulations. She has also contributed extensively to natural environmental studies for Caltrans, preparation and review of NEPA documents, and consultation under section 106 of the Natural Historic Preservation Act.