Elizabeth Troutman Presents at North Carolina Association of Independent Schools Conference
Brooks Pierce attorney Elizabeth Troutman presented with the Head of the New Garden Friends School Kim Freedman at the North Carolina Association of Independent Schools (NCAIS) Heads of Schools, Trustees, and CFOs annual conference on Jan. 14.
The presentation, titled “It’s Not Just About Lawsuits: Why You Need a Lawyer Who Understands Schools,” addressed common questions about the need for lawyers in the education setting and some of the legal pitfalls that can occur due to lack of legal counsel. The two presenters discussed how to foster a positive and productive working relationship between an attorney and school client.
Troutman advises public school boards of education, private educational institutions and colleges and universities on a wide range of education issues and advocates for educational institutions in administrative proceedings, state and federal courts and before local, state and federal regulatory agencies.