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We understand the need for a multi-faceted partner who can offer extensive training in every area of public agency law. At Lozano Smith, our attorneys present numerous workshops each year as part of our workshop curriculum. Through partnerships with clients and leading associations throughout the state, you’ll find a wide range of professional development opportunities. We invite you to explore our Frequently Requested Workshop Listing, Webinars, Hot-topic workshops, or any of the conference sessions below. For more information on these workshops, or to schedule a training for you, please contact Client Services or your nearest Lozano Smith office.

Principles of School Law

Principles of School Law

Topics:
• Effective use of Legal Counsel
• The Brown Act, Public Records Act and Tort Claims Act
• Conflicts of Interest
• Delegation of Authority in Contracting
• Purchasing and Construction
• M...

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Brown Act and Beyond: Top 10 Ways a School Administrator Can Make the Board of Trustees Effective and Successful

Brown Act and Beyond: Top 10 Ways a School Administrator Can Make the Board of Trustees Effective and Successful

Conducting the District's business in public can be tricky. It requires staff, superintendents and board members to adhere to ever-changing laws, and impacts meetings, communications, timelines and use of technology. This workshop provides administr...

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Brown Act: Principles, Traps and Avoiding Unintentional Violations

Brown Act: Principles, Traps and Avoiding Unintentional Violations

Brown Act violations, most often unintentional, impede the effective governance of fire districts. This workshop will use entertaining hypotheticals to engage participants in a wide-ranging, hands-on overview of the Brown Act to help board members s...

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The Intricacies of Running a Public Meeting: Deep Dive into the Brown Act

The Intricacies of Running a Public Meeting: Deep Dive into the Brown Act

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Pumping the Brakes - Accusation, Recall and Censure of Public Officials

Pumping the Brakes - Accusation, Recall and Censure of Public Officials

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Laws As They Apply to Superintendency

Laws As They Apply to Superintendency

Understanding the role of attorneys* in working with the Superintendent and with the Board.
• Increasing the knowledge of mandatory reports, search and seizure, and sexual harassment; superintendent's contract; some 1st Amendment "Rules of T...

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Laws As They Apply to Superintendency

Laws As They Apply to Superintendency

Understanding the role of attorneys* in working with the Superintendent and with the Board.
• Increasing the knowledge of mandatory reports, search and seizure, and sexual harassment; superintendent's contract; some 1st Amendment "Rules of T...

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Scoring the Deal: A Master Class in the Lease-Leaseback Procurement Process

Scoring the Deal: A Master Class in the Lease-Leaseback Procurement Process

School districts are always seeking new funding sources, and increasingly looking to their facilities and property as such sources. Unfortunately, the complex rules of the Education Code are often overlooked, and frequently difficult to apply to a pa...

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The Sun Never Sets on the Post-Janus World: Navigating the Extensive Impact of the Court’s Decision

The Sun Never Sets on the Post-Janus World: Navigating the Extensive Impact of the Court’s Decision

The Janus decision was momentous. After nearly one year of implementation efforts, districts continue to grapple with legal, political and practical steps to ensure compliance every step of the way. This “lessons learned” workshop walks attendees...

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