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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.

Regulating Employee Speech: Political Speech, Academic Freedom and Religious Expression

Regulating Employee Speech: Political Speech, Academic Freedom and Religious Expression

Now more than ever, school districts are faced with controversial speech. When can teachers criticize the administration or speak out about Black Lives Matter or A Day Without Immigrants? This workshop will discuss the district’s need to balance a ...

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High Crimes and Misdemeanors

High Crimes and Misdemeanors

Just because someone has been arrested or convicted of a crime does not mean they are precluded from public school employment. In fact, there are laws that prohibit certain offenses from being considered in the hiring process. On the flip side, the...

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Responding to School Violence

Responding to School Violence

This workshop will cover what to do when a student commits, or threatens, an act of violence against students, staff or the campus at large. This workshop will focus on a series of “real-life experience” scenarios related to school violence. By d...

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Building and Maintaining Strong Labor Relations

Building and Maintaining Strong Labor Relations

The relationship between a district and a union is like a marriage, except divorce is not an option. So improving and maintaining that relationship is critical to meeting your objectives. Whether you have a great relationship with your union and wa...

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ICE, Student Rights, and School Safe Havens

ICE, Student Rights, and School Safe Havens

To help you answer the most recent questions from your community, Lozano Smith attorneys will address student rights at school, including the confidentiality of student records and how that interacts with law enforcement. We will also discuss what a ...

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Governing in the Electronic Age

Governing in the Electronic Age

This “Do’s and Don’ts” workshop focuses on pressing legal implications regarding use of E-communication, from the recent California Supreme Court decision in City of San Jose v. Superior Court confirming that District communications on your p...

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Negotiations thru Hard Times

Negotiations thru Hard Times

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Special Ed. - Bullying - Mental Health

Special Ed. - Bullying - Mental Health

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Special Education Legal Consortium

Special Education Legal Consortium

The MELT (Major and Essential Legal Topics)
Legal Update: This crowd-favorite examines the most significant court and administrative decisions of the past year. This year’s expanded MELT will also highlight recently passed a...

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