2021 Attorneys ONLY Workshop
Start Date 08/31/2021 09:30 AM
End Date 08/31/2021 03:00 PM
Address Professional Learning Center. 2007 Riverside Drive. Macon, GA 31204

The Georgia School Boards Association's Georgia Council of School board Attorneys (GCSBA) has designed a comprehensive one-day workshop addressing contemporary issues faced by and limited to attorneys who have been designated as general counsel by the local school boards. This popular workshop provides school board attorneys a unique opportunity to dialogue with colleagues representing school systems across the state. CLE Credits are not offered for this workshop.  The registration fee is $275



Bibb County Professional Learning Center

2007 Riverside Drive

Macon, GA  31204




                                                Topics for Discussion                                             Presenter


9:30 – 9:45 a.m.                Welcome and Introductions                                          


9:45 – 10:45 am.               2020 and 2021 Sessions of General Assembly   Phillip L. Hartley

                                         And Recent Federal and State Decisions            Harben, Hartley & Hawkins, LLP


10:45 – 11:00 a.m.            Break


11:00 – 11:30 a.m.            Legal Issues Left Over from COVID and the     Leonard O. Fletcher, Jr.

                                          Pandemic                                                            Fletcher, Harley, & Fletcher, LLP


11:30 am. – 12:00 p.m.     Court Orders in Domestic Cases: How Should   Andrew J. Lavoie

                                          The School Respond to Parents                          Edenfield, Cox, Bruce


12:00 – 12:45 p.m.            Lunch (Get your box and return to seat)


12:45 – 1:15 p.m.              Redistricting: The Rules and the Pitfalls           Lester B. Johnson, III

                                                                                    Law Offices of Lester B. Johnson, III, LLC      


1:15 – 1:45 p.m.                Avoiding National Politics in the Classroom     Nathan Lee                                                                                                                              and the Board Room                                          Glover & Davis, P.A


1:45 – 3:15 p.m.                Roundtable Suggestions:

                                          The Juul MultiDistrict Litigation

USDOE/OCR Initiatives: CRDC, Title VI and Discipline, System-wide Reviews, Restraint/Seclusion, Website Accessibility, Title IX

                                          Civility By, To and Among Board Members       

                                          School Prayer and Practical Advice for our Clients     

                                          Intergovernmental Disagreements: Can’t We Just Get Along


3:15 p.m.                           Adjourn