Metropolitan News-Enterprise


Wednesday, August 21, 2002


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Attorney Deborah Dentler to Serve on MWD Board


From Staff and Wire Service Reports


Attorney Deborah Dentler was appointed yesterday as a member of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

Dentler becomes one of four directors representing the city of Los Angeles on the MWDs 37-member board.

She replaces George Wein, who had served on the board since October 1993.

An attorney for 22 years, Dentler has a private law practice in Glendale, specializing in the preparation of criminal and civil writs and appeals and advising nonprofit organizations.

She is a also a partner in Dentler Wells Associates, a Los Angeles-based firm that provides consulting, program development and grant writing services for non-profit organizations and government entities.

She previously worked in two poverty law programs in Los Angeles and served as co-counsel with former Los Angeles City Attorney James Hahn in a major case brought against slumlords in the city.

Dentler also serves as a commissioner on the city of Glendales Historic Preservation Commission and as a member of the State Democratic Central Committee.


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