The Office of Legal Counsel provides cost-effective, high-quality, creative, and proactive legal problem solving. The office supports the Board of School Commissioners, the CEO, and other district employees to navigate legal requirements, evaluate and manage legal risk, align and conserve resources, promote collaborative dispute resolution and reduce avoidable litigation, if possible, and engage in strategic decision-making to promote equity and academic excellence for all students. It also supports the community by encouraging participation in the Board’s minority and women business enterprise program and supports employees and students with respect to equal opportunity. Its work contributes to efficient management of administrative functions and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and Board policy.
200 E. North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21202
Fax: 410-396-2955 or 410-659-7199