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Arizona

Tucson, AZ: Associate to the Superintendent & General Counsel for Amphitheater Public Schools

Open until filled

Description: The Associate to the Superintendent serves as General Counsel, Designated Public Lobbyist, Ombudsman and Custodian of Records; provides legal counsel and practical guidance to the Governing Board, the Superintendent, school administrators and department staff; and oversees the Human Resources, Benefits, Records Management, and Equal Opportunity departments.

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California

Los Angeles Area (El Segundo), CA: Attorney for ADAMS SILVA & MCNALLY LLP

Deadline: November 1, 2017

Description:

Education Law Associate
Adams Silva & McNally LLP (ASM) is a growing and busy education law firm that seeks a motivated and experienced, education law attorney for its El Segundo office.  ASM exclusively represents California public school districts and prides itself on providing the highest quality legal services.  ASM is seeking an experienced education law attorney with 3-6 years’ experience representing school districts.  This position will handle a variety issues, including labor and employment, student and facilities and business issues.
Qualified candidates should be self-motivated and team oriented.  California Bar admission and experience representing school districts is required.
Litigation experience is desired.  Please submit resume, writing sample, law school transcript, in confidence to:  rsilva@asmesq.com

http://www.asmesq.com/careers.html


Colorado

Denver, CO: Associate Attorney for Semple, Farrington & Everall, P.C.

Deadline: November 30, 2017

Description:

Semple, Farrington & Everall, P.C., a well-established firm in downtown Denver specializing in school law, labor and employment law, and government entity defense, seeks an attorney with 2+ years of meaningful civil litigation experience, excellent writing skills, and a strong academic record. Experience relevant to our firm’s specialty areas (including education/special education) and ability to act as lead counsel strongly preferred.
Applications should consist of a letter of interest, resume, and reference list. Submit applications to Brent Case at bcase@semplelaw.com.

www.semplelaw.com


Massachusetts

Braintree, MA: Attorney for Murphy, Lamere & Murphy, P.C.

Deadline: October 15, 2017

Description:

Active South Shore law practice representing school, municipal and other public entities seeking attorney with 5-7 years litigation and/or administrative practice experience.  Special Education and Disability law experience strongly preferred.  The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of sophisticated litigation experience along with strong academic credentials, excellent research, writing, and communication skills, and the ability to thrive in a growing law practice.  Massachusetts Bar admission required.  Prior law firm experience and/or public sector legal employment is required.

Please forward resume, writing sample, and salary requirements to mmcnulty@mlmlawfirm.com.

http://mlmlawfirm.com/


Barnstable, MA: School Attorney for Barnstable Public Schools

Deadline: November 17, 2017

Description:

BPS is seeking an experienced education law attorney with minimum 5 years’ experience representing school districts. This position will handle a variety issues, including labor and employment, student and facilities and business issues. Special Education and Disability law experience strongly preferred. Massachusetts Bar admission required. Qualified candidates should be self-motivated, team oriented, excellent research, writing, and communication skills.

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Boston, MA : Labor and School Law Attorney for Deutsch Williams Brooks DeRensis & Holland, P.C.

Deadline: October 15, 2017

Description:

Deutsch Williams, a Boston-based management side law firm, is seeking an attorney with experience for its Labor and School Law Departments.

Please send resume and writing sample to Karen Egan, Director of Human Resources, kegan@dwboston.com.

http://www.dwboston.com/


Michigan

Bloomfield Hills, MI: Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Labor Relations for Bloomfield Hills Schools

Deadline: October 30, 2017

Description:
Reports to: Superintendent
Salary Range: $124,000 to $144,000
Position Summary:  The Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Labor Relations plans, coordinates and supervises the operations of the human resources department and labor relations activities for the Bloomfield Hills Schools. This includes staffing, hiring, counseling, disciplining, policy administration and record keeping for all certified and non-certified staff.
Also responsible for: performance reviews, negotiation and implementation of collective bargaining agreements and employee grievances. This position also serves as in-house legal counsel on questions relating to employment and school law.

To apply and for full description please Click Here and search for Job Code 17-AD-06


Minnesota

Minnetonka, MN: Attorney or Law Clerk forBooth Law Group LLC

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Description:
Booth Law Group LLC in Minnetonka, Minnesota has an immediate opening for a full-time law clerk or attorney. Ideal candidates will have at least one to three years of experience or a background in education and an interest in education and employment law. The successful candidate will be detail orientated, able to work independently, highly motivated, and have proficient research and writing skills. Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be dependable and have their own transportation. Candidates must thrive in a fast-paced work environment, have the ability to multitask and set priorities.  This position will offer a challenging opportunity and competitive wages.

For more information please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to efehlandt@boothlawgroup.com or fax to 763-253-4160. No phone calls please.
Vacancy will remain open until filled.


North Carolina

Greenville, NC: School Board Attorney for Pitt County Schools

Deadline: September 30, 2017


Description:
JOB GOAL: To provide in-house legal services for Pitt County Board of Education and Pitt County Schools’ staff
TO APPLY: Please visit our website (https://phlaptweb8.applitrack.com/pitt/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Administration) and complete an application.
A complete electronic file must include:

  1. Administrative Application
  2. Official Transcripts
  3. Resume
  4. Three professional references

In addition, please email a cover letter and resume to gricel@pitt.k12.nc.us.


Ohio

Columbus, Ohio: Associate Attorney for Scott Scriven LLP

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Short Description:Small, AV-rated Columbus, Ohio law firm with a practice in public sector management-side labor and employment law and education law seeks an attorney with three to five years of related experience. Strong academics and written and verbal advocacy skills necessary. Competitive salary and benefits. Submit resume to the attention of Jennifer Tomlin at jennifer@scottscrivenlaw.com.

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Oregon

Staff Attorney for Salem, OR

Deadline:  September 15, 2017

Description: Provides legal advice to member school districts, charter schools, community colleges and Education Service Districts on a range of legal issues under the Property and Casualty Coverage for Education (PACE) preventive legal (“pre-loss”) program. PACE “pre-loss” program includes but is not limited to: labor & employment matters, student records issues, review of contracts, waivers, potential disciplinary and dismissal of employees, student disciplinary procedures and other issues which give rise to potential legal liability for PACE members.

Website: www.osba.org/jobs


Virginia

Alexandria, VA: Senior Attorney for National School Boards Association

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description:The National School Boards Association (NSBA) seeks an experienced attorney to support NSBA Legal Advocacy work and Council of School Attorneys (COSA) programs.  The Senior Attorney will write amicus curiae briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court and lower courts, research and monitor federal legal developments affecting schools, respond to media and member inquiries, staff committees, write and edit publications, supervise legal interns, and more.  

Please see the job listing page for responsibilities and qualifications.

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Fairfax, Virginia: Paralegal for Fairfax County Public Schools

Application Deadline: November 30, 2017

Description: Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the nation’s 10th largest school district, located in suburban area just outside the nation’s capital, is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the Paralegal, for Division Counsel in the Office of Superintendent. This individual provides technical, legal, and operational support to the division counsel and staff; manages litigation hold and discovery response systems and develops additional methods to streamline the discovery process; conducts legal research and prepares case materials and basic legal documents; collects and analyzes facts and data in support of the division counsel; relieves division counsel and assistant division counsel of routine legally-related tasks; and serves as system administrator for case management software systems.

The ideal candidate will need the following qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate's degree or paralegal course of study plus two years of progressively more responsible paralegal, law librarian, legal assistant, legal technology, or similar legal support experience. Must possess strong organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills; some knowledge of or interest in legal issues affecting education; good judgment and initiative; ability to prioritize; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships; and investigative and interviewing skills. Can demonstrate proficiency in business English, grammar, spelling, and punctuation; ability to operate a computer and use appropriate software applications and peripheral office equipment; and knowledge of legal databases and other legal resources, including litigation support software, and case management software. Knowledge of federal and state court rules, the functions of the school division, and its operating procedures preferable but not required.  

Please see the job listing page for responsibilities and qualifications.

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Fairfax, Virginia: Staff Attorney for Fairfax County Public Schools

Application Deadline: November 30, 2017

Description: Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the nation’s 10th largest school district, located in suburban area just outside the nation’s capital, is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as the Staff Attorney in the Office of Superintendent. This individual serves as a junior level attorney for FCPS.

The ideal candidate must hold a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school with membership in, or eligibility for, the Virginia State Bar, plus a minimum of three years of progressive experience, with expertise preferred in one of the following areas: public school legal issues, constitutional law, Virginia Freedom of Information Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, intellectual property, student rights, custody, educational rights, employment, civil rights, real estate, local government, procurement, contract, litigation, or tort law. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to develop effective working relationships with senior FCPS administrators and community and governmental leaders.  

Please see the job listing page for responsibilities and qualifications.

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Washington

Federal Way, WA: Director of Employee Relations for Federal Way Public Schools

Open until filled

Description: The Director of Employee Relations provides a leadership role to the School Support Coordinators in integrating people, processes, and technology in service of the District’s schools and departments.

This position manages a variety of Human Resources functions including labor relations, negotiations, contract management, grievances, employee investigations, employee discipline, contract interpretations, policy development, technical assistance and support for administrative staff, and project assignments consistent with the position’s scope of responsibility.

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