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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.

Guide to Public Bidding and Contracts (Part II)

Guide to Public Bidding and Contracts (Part II)

Purchasing and contract requirements are always changing. This workshop will provide an overview of all things purchasing, including bid and contract requirements needed for the purchasing of goods and materials and for public work projects. We’ll ...

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Religious Speech in Public Schools

Religious Speech in Public Schools

Get a refresher and update on issues involving religious expression in the nation’s public schools, including whether religious speech by students or employees can be unlawful “hate” speech or otherwise limited as discriminatory or impacting th...

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Contracts and the Brown Act: A Deeper Dive Into Requirements, Risks and Liability

Contracts and the Brown Act: A Deeper Dive Into Requirements, Risks and Liability

This advanced workshop breaks down the Brown Act requirements to both preliminary approval and final contract award for purchasing, consultant services and construction contracts. We will discuss the process and effect of board approval of contracts,...

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In Uncharted Territory: Navigating the Newest Legal Issues Impacting Charter Schools and District Authorizers

In Uncharted Territory: Navigating the Newest Legal Issues Impacting Charter Schools and District Authorizers

As charters schools have grabbed headlines, school districts have waited for legal decisions that provide more clarity on their roles as district authorizers. In addition, there is never a dull moment in California politics, and the variables that sh...

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The Day After Tomorrow: Post-Bond Issuance Compliance Requirements

The Day After Tomorrow: Post-Bond Issuance Compliance Requirements

After the cash hits your account following a bond sale, you may be so excited to deliver long-awaited projects that you miss the folks that helped you get the money – those who disappeared after your bond counsel announced, “The financing is CLO...

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	No Smoke and Mirrors: Ethics and AB 1234

No Smoke and Mirrors: Ethics and AB 1234

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	Protecting Your Own: Implementing the Latest Employment Legal Updates

Protecting Your Own: Implementing the Latest Employment Legal Updates

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What Board Members Need to Know about Running Effective Public Meetings< br /> A Deeper Dive into the Brown Act

What Board Members Need to Know about Running Effective Public Meetings< br /> A Deeper Dive into the Brown Act

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Basic/Advanced Contracts

Basic/Advanced Contracts

Basic Contracts

Every day, school districts enter into contracts for employment, construction, professional services and a host of other products and services. It is critical that staff involved in the contract process understand what a ...

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