COSA Announcements

2018 COSA Award Nominations Now Open!

Nomination Form Click here

Nominations may be submitted for the COSA Award for Distinguished Service and the Award for Lifetime  Achievement.  Submit your nominations on or before  Wednesday, October 4, 2017 for awards to be presented in April 2018 at the School Law Seminar in San Antonio,  Texas.

View the FACT SHEET for specific guidelines for making nominations.

Questions regarding nominations: Sonja Trainor, Program  Director, Council of School Attorneys (COSA) 

COSA Welcomes 38th Affiliated State Council of School Attorneys
Indiana becomes COSA’s 38th affiliated state Council of School Attorneys.
Thanks go to Andrew Manna, COSA Board Member and Seamus Boyce, Past COSA Board Member, Church, Church, Hittle & Antrim; and Lisa Tanselle, General Counsel, and Julie Slavens, Staff Attorney, Indiana School Boards Association, who were instrumental in facilitating the affiliation of the Indiana state council of school attorneys.

Thank You COSA Members!

Thanks to COSA board member Jim Walsh of Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, Austin, TX for his article, “Seeking Counsel: Conflicting Duties,” which appeared in the August issue of NSBA’s American School Board Journal.  And thanks to COSA board member Marc Terry of Mirick O’Connell, Worcester, Massachusetts for his article, “Bargaining for Innovation” which will be published in the upcoming October issue of the American School Board Journal.

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