Welcome to the Office of the General Counsel

  • Mission Statement
     
    The Office of the General Counsel represents the Washoe County School District in all legal matters and seeks to advance the District's mission, "Every Child, By Name And Face, To Graduation" through skilled advice, vigorous advocacy, comprehensive counsel, and effective training on complex legal issues.
     
    Major Functions
     
    The Office of the General Counsel represents and counsels its clients on a variety of practice areas:
     
    • Civil Rights Compliance
    • Labor and Employment Issues
    • Administrative Investigations
    • Constitutional Issues
    • School Board Operations
    • Open Meeting Law Compliance
    • Nevada Public Records Act
    • Nevada Ethics in Government Act
    • Superintendent Legal and Fiduciary Duties
    • Student Rights Issues
    • Student Records Compliance
    • Student Privacy Laws
    • Student Health Services
    • Educational Operations Issues
    • Special Education
    • Academics
    • Athletics and Student Activities
    • 21st Century Learning
    • Litigation Management and Tort Claims
    • Facilities Management and Capital Projects
    • Contracting and Procurement
    • District and School Operations
    • Policy and Procedure Development and Compliance
    • Legislative Analysis
    • Risk Management (Risk and Loss Prevention)
    • District Safety and Security

Contacts

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    Advanced Certified Paralegal
     
    Office - (775) 348-0300
    Fax - (775) 333-6010
    Legal@washoeschools.net

     

     
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Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility

  • The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities.  For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.

    For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.