Tueth Keeney attorneys are often asked to speak regarding a variety of legal issues facing school administrators because of their breadth of knowledge and experience with public school districts. The Missouri School Board Association recently hosted their 2009 MSBA Annual Conference. Each October the MSBA conducts a 3-day conference that is the largest gathering of public school policymakers in Missouri.
Celynda Brasher, firm shareholder, conducted a session on October 23, 2009 as part of the MSBA Annual Conference. Celynda’s presentation titled, “Mediation, Arbitration, and Fact-Finding: How Should School Districts Resolve Disagreements with Unions?” discussed the pros and cons of seeking assistance outside the district to settle disputes with employees or to reach an agreement on a collectively bargained contract.
Celynda L. Brasher is a founding Shareholder of Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt P.C. She practices in the areas of education, litigation and labor and employment law. Celynda represents numerous school districts throughout Missouri. She regularly advises boards of education and administrators on matters involving employee hiring, evaluation, remediation, and termination; student rights and discipline; special education; Section 504; school finance; civil rights; employment and business contracts; the Open Meetings Act; church/state issues; and other constitutional matters. Celynda also represents public, private, and non-profit employers in discrimination defense, collective bargaining, union organization, unemployment compensation, wage/hour compliance and terminations, as well as a variety of other employment law areas. Celynda has extensive litigation experience in federal and state courts and before federal and state administrative agencies.
The law firm of Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C. has one of the largest and most successful education law groups in the country. The Firm regularly serves the legal counsel needs of approximately 150 school districts throughout Missouri. The Firm also has one of the largest school law practices in Central and Southern Illinois.