Firm Shareholder Celynda Brasher Presents at the 2018 MSBA Leadership Summit

May 17, 2018

Attorneys from Tueth Keeney are often in demand for their expertise in school law and employment matters. On Saturday, June 2nd, Firm Shareholder Celynda Brasher will speak at the 2018 MSBA Leadership Summit being held at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach. Celynda’s presentation, entitled “Negotiating Administrator Contracts” will identify the components of a quality administrator employment contract.

The Missouri School Boards”™ Association (“MSBA”) represents the leadership teams of school districts who are charged with shaping the educational programs of the public school students of Missouri. School board members provide policy and political leadership at the local, state, and national levels. MSBA’s mission is: Advancing Excellence in Public Education Through School Board Leadership. For more information on MSBA, please visit their website

Celynda L. Brasher is a founding shareholder of the firm. 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; school finance; civil rights; contracts; the Missouri Open Meetings Act; church/state issues; and an assortment of 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. Celynda is a frequent speaker and author on school law and private employment topics. She is a co-author of the Missouri Bar School Law CLE Deskbook, and has written a number of articles for legal, educational, and school nursing publications. Celynda is a former tenured teacher and a registered nurse. Celynda has a B.A. in History from Drury University. She also has a B.S. from Saint Louis University School of Nursing. Celynda earned her J.D., cum laude, Order of the Woolsack, from Saint Louis University School of Law. Celynda was also Managing Editor of the St. Louis University Law Journal.

 Missouri Education  – The law firm of Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C. (the “Firm”), 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.