Focused on Cost-Containment

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.

Click, Copy, Claim: Recent Intellectual Property Challenges against School Districts

Click, Copy, Claim: Recent Intellectual Property Challenges against School Districts

...

Read More
Religious Neutrality in an Era of Political Extremes

Religious Neutrality in an Era of Political Extremes

There are an estimated 4,200 different religions in the world, but school districts are supposed to be neutral with respect to religion. Combine that with the polarization stemming from the current political climate – the result? School districts a...

Read More
Schools and the Courts: Critical Legal Issues Facing Districts in 2020

Schools and the Courts: Critical Legal Issues Facing Districts in 2020

What are the most important legal issues impacting schools in California next year? What legal decisions do board members need to understand? Presenters will focus on critical legal issues impacting school districts and COEs in 2020, including import...

Read More
Preparing for Successful Negotiations

Preparing for Successful Negotiations

A concise overview of Labor Negotiations in the California Public School Setting will be presented by some of California's most distinguished legal practitioners. The panel will discuss the information needed to prepare for negotiations, the consider...

Read More
Electronic Correspondence and the Public Records Act

Electronic Correspondence and the Public Records Act

Texting, tweeting and transparency! This workshop focuses on pressing legal implications regarding use of e communication, the ins and outs of case law addressing when personal communications can become public records and policies around board member...

Read More
Intolerance, Politics and Religion on Campus: Creating an Inclusive Environment Before Controversy Hits

Intolerance, Politics and Religion on Campus: Creating an Inclusive Environment Before Controversy Hits

Hate speech. Religious expression. Protests. They all have one thing in common: the need to balance legal and community pressures, while ensuring student and staff safety and protecting the rights of all groups. Schools are on the cutting edge of thi...

Read More
Brown Act Dos and Don'ts – Understanding the Basic Concepts of Transparency, Community Involvement, Government Accountability and More

Brown Act Dos and Don'ts – Understanding the Basic Concepts of Transparency, Community Involvement, Government Accountability and More

Get a concise overview of California's open meeting law requirements and answers to difficult questions in a roundtable discussion format with top legal practitioners. Serial meetings, closed sessions, public testimony, agenda setting, social media a...

Read More
Brown Act Workshop: School Boards and Open Meetings Laws

Brown Act Workshop: School Boards and Open Meetings Laws

...

Read More
Bond Season 2020 is Coming!  What’s Your 20?

Bond Season 2020 is Coming! What’s Your 20?

Overview
The world of school bonds and related public finance issues can be confusing and complex. It can also be intimidating to administrators. You are expected, more than ever, to serve as comprehensive experts in ...

Read More Register