We have a broad range of experience in representing school districts in matters related to governance.  We also regularly conduct training programs and workshops on governance related topics to boards of education and staff members.


The public and media outlets have taken a renewed interest in obtaining and sharing public records.  We are prepared to assist you in all aspects of the PRA process including, among other things:

Brown Act

California’s open meeting laws require careful analysis regarding when matters must be heard in open or closed sessions.  In addition, those laws impose several procedural requirements related to governing board meetings.  We regularly attend governing board meetings and advise school administration and governing boards concerning, among other things:

Conflicts of Interest

Conflicts of interest can result in significant legal exposure.  We regularly advise clients regarding, among other areas: 

Governance and Procedure

We represent school districts in the broad range of issues boards regularly encounter.  These issues include the following, among many others: