About Us

School and College Legal Services of California is a duly established joint powers authority that was formed to provide legal and labor relations services for community colleges, school districts, and county offices of education at a reasonable cost. Operationally, we combine the best features of private law firms and governmental law offices.

The services provided include personnel matters, facilities issues of all kinds, student rights and discipline, contracting and purchasing, Brown Act, administrative hearings, collective bargaining and PERB matters, grievance arbitration, litigation, and real property matters.

We are strongly committed to the practice of preventive law through in-service training and timely newsletters, Legal Advisories and checklists. Recent in-service training programs have covered sexual harassment, employee evaluations, employee discipline, student rights and student discipline.


As you may recall, School and College Legal Services (SCLS) sent an email to our clients on May 19, 2014, requesting that you complete an on-line survey by June 19, 2014, regarding the services provided by SCLS. We collected survey responses from approximately forty-six respondents. The results of the survey demonstrated overall significant satisfaction with the services provided by SCLS. Please see attached a two-page summary of the survey results.