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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.

Beyond Theory: Applying Construction 101 and 201 in the Real World

Beyond Theory: Applying Construction 101 and 201 in the Real World

This interactive session will apply theory to reality. A District facilities manager and an attorney will present challenges from the field – such as, how do you respond to complex bid protests? Or, how do you use your contract’s claims provisi...

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Procuring Maintenance Contracts

Procuring Maintenance Contracts

Discussion of the different statutory requirements for maintenance contracts versus other construction contracts, including bid and reporting thresholds. Tips for common purchases for maintenance projects and situations where bid alternatives may be ...

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Spinning Gold from Straw: Making Capital Resources Work for Your District

Spinning Gold from Straw: Making Capital Resources Work for Your District

Closed school, vacant lot, old cell tower? New field, refurbished gym, school theater? This interactive workshop will help you think creatively about how to leverage your district’s facilities and other resources to generate revenue, offset, or sha...

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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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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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