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Business Directory

This directory contains contact information for CSBA's Business Affiliates who provide services and products to school districts and county offices of education. Select a category below to see a listing of affiliates that provide the service or product you're interested in, or simply scroll through the page to see all affiliates.

Legal Services

Adams Silva & McNally LLP

We are a California education law firm which provides the most experienced and responsive legal representation to school districts across California. ASM serves as general counsel and in this capacity, handles a variety of matters from Labor & Employment, Student and Special Education to Governance and Litigation. ASM seeks to establish lasting partnerships with a solution focused approach for our school district clients.

Contact : Ric Silva

website Web Site email Email website (760) 266-4249

Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo

We are a leader in Education Law, representing eight of the ten largest California school districts. AALRR is a full-service law firm, with more than 170 attorneys in nine offices statewide, and is regularly recognized as one of the most diverse firms in California.

Contact : James Baca

website Web Site email Email website (562) 653-3200

Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP

We have been an integral part of the California legal landscape for over 80 years. Two of the firm's founding partners, Louis H. Burke and Thomas P. White, went on to serve as California Supreme Court Justices. Today, with nearly 100 attorneys and eight offices throughout California, we are fully prepared to meet your school district's legal needs. Our clients value not only our expertise and efficiency, but also our integrity, responsiveness and commitment to their public mission. In representing public entities and school districts throughout the State, our only focus is to serve our clients so that they may receive the very best possible results and maximize their valuable resources. Visit us online at

Contact : Adreena Thomas

website Web Site email Email website (213) 236-0600

Dannis Woliver Kelley

We are a full service education law firm focused entirely on serving the legal representation needs of California public school districts, county offices of education, community colleges and other educational organizations. Established in 1976, DWK was one of the first California law firms to devote its practice to governing boards, public schools and education. With seven offices throughout California, DWK provides preventive, practical and cost effective legal counsel on key issues surrounding your core mission--the education of students.

Contact : Nancy Kumamoto

website Web Site email Email website (415) 543-4111

Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost, LLP

We provide comprehensive legal services across all areas of practice to more than 400 of California's education institutions from six locations statewide. As many F3 attorneys and senior staff began their careers in public education, they continue their passion for and commitment to public education through their Celebrate Success Awards Series, which honors student and district excellence with academic and artistic awards.

Contact : Kelli Moors

website Web Site email Email website (760) 304-6003

Jones Hall

We are a boutique public finance law firm which has specialized exclusively in the area of tax-exempt bonds and related financing instruments since its founding in 1978. The firm's Bond Counsel and Disclosure Counsel experts strive to provide the highest quality legal services in the most effective and efficient manner possible. Our expertise in particular with respect to school and community college district financing covers election proceedings for general obligation bonds and parcel taxes, the issuance of general obligation bonds, bond anticipation notes, lease revenue bonds, certificates of participation, tax and revenue anticipation notes, refunding obligations and other lawful financing structures.

Contact : Courtney Jones

website Web Site email Email website (415) 391-5780

Kasdan LippSmith Weber Turner LLP

Construction Defect Legal Services

Contact : Ritchie Lipson

website Web Site email Email website (866) 578-3328 x. 317

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore

We provide general counsel, labor, litigation advice, management training and assistance to school districts in matters pertaining to education law and employment relations, including business, construction, and facilities issues, both transactional and litigation. We have first-hand experience and in-depth understanding of the special demands of labor relations and employment law as they apply to school districts. For more information, visit

Contact : Jennifer Franka

website Web Site email Email website (310) 981-2000

Lozano Smith, LLP

We are proud to partner with California’s school districts as a leader in education law. We are constantly finding ways to integrate passion and innovation into our legal counsel in an effort to support you and your district. It started nearly 30 years ago when our founding partners chose to focus on relationships and accessibility. Today our clients have the benefits of a large firm with 9 offices throughout California, but with the comfortable relationships of a small firm. Every day we see school district leaders experiencing new and unforeseen issues, which is why you deserve a law firm that covers every area of education law. We are unique in that we essentially operate as would in-house counsel, and our team of more than 90 Lozano Smith attorneys is available at the moment you need us and fully-informed about your needs.

Contact : Andy Garcia

website Web Site email Email website (800) 445-9430

Orbach Huff Suarez & Henderson, LLP

We are a leader in the field of public agency representation throughout the state, serviced by offices in Los Angeles, Oakland and San Diego. Our public agency representation focuses on matters of construction, labor, environmental, education and charter school law.

Contact : Phil Henderson

website Web Site email Email website (510) 999-7908

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

We have a commitment to public finance stretching back for more than a century. For most of the past two decades, we have ranked number one in the country as bond counsel and as underwriter’s counsel, averaging a combined market share of over 12 percent of all municipal debt obligations issued each year. Our reputation for safety and reliability has enabled us to innovate a number of public finance techniques that have been widely adopted throughout the municipal marketplace.

Contact : Donald Field

website Web Site email Email website (213) 612-2287

Stradling, Yocca, Carlson, & Rauth

We are a public finance law firm serving as bond counsel and disclosure counsel throughout California.

Contact : Kerrigan Bennett

website Web Site email Email website (415) 283-2250

Total School Solutions

Total School Solutions is a full-service firm serving the interests of school districts and the students. We offer comprehensive services in the areas of education, budget and finance, facilities and planning, human resources, leadership and governance, operations, technology, professional development and legal compliance training. We help design solutions to enhance school districts’ performance, productivity, and viability.

Contact : Susan Lendway

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