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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.

Special Education Legal Consortium

Special Education Legal Consortium

For the past 20+ years, Lozano Smith's SELC has been designed by you and for you. This year, we are taking it up another level, and we are excited to offer an enhanced program for 2017! Introducing a nationally recognized co-presenter, new and larger...

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The City of San Jose Public Records Act Case

The City of San Jose Public Records Act Case

The Supreme Court’s decision in the City of San Jose case extends beyond public officials’ cell phones and their private email accounts. The case affects how employees are trained and the role of H.R. in responding to Public Records Act requests...

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Druh/Alcohol Use by Employees

Druh/Alcohol Use by Employees

Dealing with employees who have drug or alcohol issues can be challenging especially when those issues spill over into the work place. Especially with the advent of proposition 64 and associated use of marijuana, knowing what action you can or cannot...

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	Technology Legal Issues

Technology Legal Issues

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

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	Sorting It Out: Review of Certificated and Classified Employee Types (Substitute, Short Term, Temporary, Probationary, Permanent)

Sorting It Out: Review of Certificated and Classified Employee Types (Substitute, Short Term, Temporary, Probationary, Permanent)

Just a few years ago certificated and classified employee status issues seemed so simple. There was a time many thought certificated employees with less than a clear credential were all temps and the types of positions included in the classified serv...

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	Pot, Personnel and Pupils: The Impact of Marijuana Legalization on School

Pot, Personnel and Pupils: The Impact of Marijuana Legalization on School

With the passage of Proposition 64, the recreational use of marijuana for adults over the age of 21 is now legal. Even with this change, marijuana is still a regulated drug, and legalization will make it more difficult to control its impact on school...

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Title IX Compliance—It’s Not Going Away

Title IX Compliance—It’s Not Going Away

Community College administrators are no strangers to Title IX complaints against students or employees. The question is, do you feel confident in how your campus addresses and investigates those complaints? Did you know that the Office for Civil Righ...

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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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State and Federal Laws Affecting Special Education

State and Federal Laws Affecting Special Education

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