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Working with Your School District’s Attorney

Get an overview of the relationship between school officials and a district's attorney, including in-house counsel.

Myriad state and federal laws and regulations govern virtually every detail of school operations, and these laws are constantly changing. To stay informed and in compliance, the average public school district often requires the assistance of legal counsel. This article addresses how to work with a school district attorney, including finding legal information and advice, hiring a school attorney, considering in-house counsel, and communicating with your attorney.