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What should I do if I learn of a Title IX issue?

Michelle Cannon

The all-important topic of sexual harassment has taken center stage on a national level, and school districts are faced with exceedingly high obligations for addressing claims of sexual misconduct under Title IX. To help school district leaders address Title IX requirements and obligations, Lozano Smith has developed this Title IX compliance video series. Lozano Smith’s attorney, Michelle Cannon, kicks off part one.

Title IX Compliance Video Series

What are the duties of Responsible Employees?

Are schools required to offer support services to the parties involved in a Title IX complaint?

If a criminal investigation is pending, do schools still need to conduct their own investigation?

Get to Know Lozano Smith Attorneys

Lozano Smith has produced short Q&A videos featuring many of our attorneys.
Find out more about the people who make Lozano Smith California's Leading Public Agency Law Firm.
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Public Records Act Trends

Harold Freiman

Harold Freiman, Partner in Lozano Smith’s Walnut Creek office, breaks down the hot topics related to the Public Records Act, and discusses the importance of established policies, very clear practices and working closely with an attorney to make sure protocols are in place when PRA requests come. Specifically, so that errors are not made, thought must be given to how text messages and emails are treated and advanced discussion should take place before your entity is taken on by a lawsuit that often follows PRA requests.

Watch individual sections of the video
Introduction & Requests for Emails
Requests for Personnel Records
Requests Motivated by Profit
Accidental Release of Privileged Materials & Recap (6:31)

Digging Deeper into Recent Affordable Care Act Topics

Niki Nabavi Nouri

If you thought you were finally getting a handle on the Affordable Care Act, the influx of IRS guidance that came at the end of the 2015 calendar year probably reopened some old wounds. As a follow-up to our IRS Notice 2015-87 alert, Attorney Niki Nabavi Nouri offers perspectives and legal considerations as they relate to group health plan market reform and employer shared responsibility requirements.

Title IX and Sports Equity

Michael E. Smith
Attorney Michael Smith discusses Title IX and sports equity in California schools.

Staying Under the Umbrella: Board Members’ Obligations and Immunities

Michelle L. Cannon
An overview and summary of school board members’ obligations and immunities under California Law.

5 Steps Towards a Successful Construction Project

Anne L. Collins
Find out key details for five of the most important phases of any school district construction project. This video covers the following topics: project delivery methods, prequalification, Department of Industrial Relations, documenting your project and preparing for project close-out.