Collins Saint to Speak at NCBA Education Law Section Program


Brooks Pierce attorney Collins Saint will speak at the North Carolina Bar Association’s Education Law Section Continuing Legal Education program, “The ‘New’ Normal and the ‘Next’ Normal: Education Law in the Wake of the Pandemic,” on May 5. Attendees will explore the practice of education law, examine how it has evolved throughout the course of COVID-19 and consider what may change after the end of the pandemic.

Saint’s presentation, “Serving the Whole Child in the Midst of a Pandemic: The Role of Student Services and Other Educators,” will provide insight into how COVID-19 has impacted student service providers and students. The presentation will include a discussion of legal issues associated with telehealth and access during periods of distance learning, changes to legislation that impact student mental health services, and other issues as they relate to student stressors.

Saint advises and litigates on behalf of public and private educational institutions and school boards on an array of education law issues, including special education and disability issues, civil rights laws, and tort claims. He also represents businesses in a variety of industries to resolve disputes, litigating in state and federal court when necessary. He has a particular focus on diversity and civil rights issues, including issues related to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and religion. He holds a master’s degree in school counseling and uses their experience to counsel educational institutions on state and federal regulatory compliance and civil rights issues.

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