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General Counsel

  The General Counsel serves as the in-house legal staff for the Board of Education, Superintendent, administrators, and staff. As such, the General Counsel is responsible for providing, in an efficient and timely manner, high quality legal advice and representation on litigation. The General Counsel office advises District administration and staff in regards to state and federal statutes, court decisions, contracts, and government regulations and policies. Responsibility for supervising and directing outside legal counsel also lies with the General Counsel as well as coordination and response to requests submitted under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA.)