Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
Maximizing the Value from Your Law Firm. We will discuss a few ways school districts can increase the value they receive from their law firms through additional trainings, information distributions and other channels.
Burke, Williams and Sorenson, LLP
Five Reasons Not To Check Your Smartphone During Board Meetings
In addition to appearances, there are potential legal issues raised by administrator and board member use of mobile devices during board meetings. We will discuss how the Brown Act and California Public Records Act are potentially implicated by the use of technological devices, both during and away from board meetings.
Dannis Woliver Kelley
Best Practices for Superintendent-Board Members During Negotiations
Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost, LLP
Protecting Data Privacy – Are You Prepared? Schools are acquiring and deploying technology in classrooms all across the state, but safeguarding data means assessing policies and practices to ensure compliance with a variety of state and federal laws. The co-chairs of F3’s eMatters practice group will offer guidance and practical tips for navigating state and federal laws on student data privacy.
Effective Use and Evaluation of Your Legal Counsel
The needs and personality of each district are unique and reflect the communities served. This session will focus on how to conduct a review and evaluation of your law firms as well as how to select the one that is right for your district. How do you ensure you’re utilizing their services in the most cost effective, efficient manner for the district while getting the services you need? Veteran education attorney Louis Lozano will provide insight into evaluating, communicating effectively and setting right expectations between the district and its law firm. He will also cover minimum billing standards, model invoices and how to minimize costs.