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We understand the need for a multi-faceted partner who can offer extensive training in every area of public agency law. At Lozano Smith, our attorneys present numerous workshops each year as part of our workshop curriculum. Through partnerships with clients and leading associations throughout the state, you’ll find a wide range of professional development opportunities. We invite you to explore our Frequently Requested Workshop Listing, Webinars, Hot-topic workshops, or any of the conference sessions below. For more information on these workshops, or to schedule a training for you, please contact Client Services or your nearest Lozano Smith office.

Principles of School Law

Principles of School Law

Topics:
• Effective use of Legal Counsel
• The Brown Act, Public Records Act and Tort Claims Act
• Conflicts of Interest
• Delegation of Authority in Contracting
• Purchasing and Constructio...

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Multi-Phased Construction Projects

Multi-Phased Construction Projects

Whether its budget, capacity or scheduling, projects often must be divided into multiple phases. This workshop will discuss options for procuring contractor(s) to perform the work. Presenters will also highlight potential alternative delivery methods...

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Contracting with Confidence - Breaking Down Alternative Bidding and CUPCCAA

Contracting with Confidence - Breaking Down Alternative Bidding and CUPCCAA

This workshop will provide an overview of contract procurement laws, the California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act, and exceptions to competitive bidding. School districts utilize a wide-range of procurement methods for goods and ser...

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Fast Times: The Speed of Delivery in Collaborative Design Build, Lease-Leaseback and Public Private Partnerships

Fast Times: The Speed of Delivery in Collaborative Design Build, Lease-Leaseback and Public Private Partnerships

Project delivery speed is always at a premium for school districts, and yet is one of the most difficult features to achieve. One little considered advantage of alternative delivery methods like design-build, lease-leaseback, and public private partn...

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Laws As They Apply to Superintendency

Laws As They Apply to Superintendency

Understanding the role of attorneys* in working with the Superintendent and with the Board.
• Increasing the knowledge of mandatory reports, search and seizure, and sexual harassment; superintendent's contract; some 1st Amendment "Rules o...

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Laws As They Apply to Superintendency

Laws As They Apply to Superintendency

Understanding the role of attorneys* in working with the Superintendent and with the Board.
• Increasing the knowledge of mandatory reports, search and seizure, and sexual harassment; superintendent's contract; some 1st Amendment "Rules o...

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