Events

Faculty and Seminar Committee

COSA is grateful to the accomplished attorneys from its ranks, as well as guest speakers who graciously give their time to plan and present our outstanding program. 

COSA 2019 School Law Seminar
FACULTY AND HOSTS

Joy Baskin, Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX

Hope Blackburn, Scarinci Hollenbeck, Lyndhurst, NJ

John Borkowski, Husch Blackwell, Chicago, IL

Séamus Boyce, Church Church Hittle & Antrim, Noblesville, IN

Kenyatta Braggs, Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, P.C., Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

John DiPaolo, Cozen O’Connor, Philadelphia, PA

Erin Gilsbach, Steckel & Stopp, Slatington, PA

Michael Hawes, Director of Student Privacy Policy, U.S. Department of Education

Phil Hartley, Harben, Hartley and Hawkins LLP, Gainesville, GA

Margaret-Ann Howie, Baltimore County Public Schools, Towson, MD

Nancy Hungerford, Hungerford Law, Oregon City, OR

Mike Julka, Boardman & Clark, Madison, WI

Nancy Krent, past COSA Chair and current adjunct professor, Loyola Law School, Chicago Kent College of Law

Tom Myers, Brackett & Ellis, Fort Worth, TX

Sarah Orman, Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX

Francisco Negrón, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, NSBA

Haley Percell, Oregon School Boards Association, Salem, OR

Aleks Rushing, Husch Blackwell, St. Louis, MO

Karla Schultz, Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, P.C., Austin, TX

Lynn Rossi Scott, Brackett & Ellis, Fort Worth, TX

Susan Plimpton Segal, Gust Rosenfeld P.L.C., Phoenix, AZ

Lenore Silverman, Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost, Oakland, CA

Jeff Stratman, Alhambra Elementary School District, Phoenix, AZ;

Jim Thomeczek, Thomeczek & Brink, LLC, St. Louis, MO

Jim Walsh, Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, Austin, TX

Perry Zirkel, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

COSA School Law Seminar
Planning Committee

Phil Hartley, Chair, Harben, Hartley & Hawkins, LLP, Gainesville, GA

Joy Baskin, Texas Association of School Boards, Austin, TX

Steve Bounds, Maryland Association of Boards of Education, Annapolis, MD

Jim Keith, Adams & Reese Law Firm, Jackson, MS

Stuart Knade, Pennsylvania School Boards Association, Mechanicsburg, PA

Lisa Freiley,  Willamette ESD, Salem, OR

Diane Marshall-Freeman, Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost, LLP, Sacramento, CA

Jennifer Smith, Franczek Radelet P.C., Chicago, IL

Pilar Sokol, New York State School Boards Association, Latham, NY

Erin Gilsbach, Steckel & Stoop, Slatington, PA

Jim Thomeczek, Thomeczek and Brink, Saint Louis, MO

Jim Walsh, Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, Austin, TX

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