Coronavirus Pandemic Planning in Missouri – Holding Legally Compliant Board Meetings

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Coronavirus Pandemic Planning: Holding Legally Compliant Board Meetings During this Time of Uncertainty

Below, we are listing answers or guidance we are providing in response to questions we have received relating to holding board meetings during this time of uncertainty. As time progresses, we will continue to provide updates or amended guidance, where necessary.

Can we hold a meeting without having anyone physically attend the meeting? Yes. However, the manner in

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Eight Tueth Keeney Attorneys are Included in 2019 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers List

Super Lawyers 2019 badgeWe are proud to announce that eight Tueth Keeney attorneys have been included in the 2019 Missouri & Kansas  Super Lawyers ® list.   Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.    Michelle Basi, Celynda Brasher, Amy Clendennen, Margaret Hesse, and Kate Nash are all recognized in Schools & Education,

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Tueth Keeney Attorneys Selected for Inclusion to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers List

Super Lawyers 2018 badgeWe are proud to announce that seven Tueth Keeney attorneys have been selected for inclusion to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas  Super Lawyers ® list.   We are also pleased to announce that Adam Henningsen is a new addition to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars Super Lawyers list.   Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the

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Firm Shareholder Celynda Brasher Presents at the 2018 MSBA Leadership Summit

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

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Seven Tueth Keeney Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

Tueth Keeney is pleased to announce that seven of its attorneys have been selected to the 2017 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list.   Ian P. Cooper has been selected in the primary practice area of Employment Litigation: Defense.   Michelle H. Basi, Celynda L. Brasher, Margaret A. Hesse and Katherine L. Nash have been selected in Schools and Education.   Melanie Gurley Keeney, and Mollie Hennessee are listed in the primary practice

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Tueth Keeney Attorneys Author School Law 2016 Cumulative Supplement

The following Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt attorneys were authors of the School Law 2016 Cumulative Supplement published by The Missouri Bar: Melanie Gurley Keeney, Michelle Hammond Basi, Lisa Berns, Celynda Brasher, Margaret Hesse, Shane Jones, Kameron Murphy and Katherine Nash. Melanie Gurley Keeney, a founding Shareholder of Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt, P.C. , practices in the areas of Employment, Immigration, and Education law. Melanie represents institutions of higher education, corporations and individuals in immigration law matters,

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Celynda Brasher Presents at MASA/MOASPA

Celynda L. Brasher gave a presentation entitled “The Top Ten Things Effective Administrators Do” at the MASA/MOASPA Spring Conference on March 31, 2016.   She also attended the MASA Awards Dinner on March 30, 2016.   Tueth Keeney is pleased to serve as a sponsor for the Dinner at each Spring Conference. 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

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Celynda Brasher to Provide a Breakout Session for Central Office Administrators Conference

Celynda Brasher will be providing a break-out session, entitled, “We”™ve Been Hacked!,” at the Central Office Administrators conference, sponsored by the Missouri Association of School Administrators, on November 2, 2015.   Participants will receive information about legal and practical responses to hacking, and tips for preventing technological invasions in the first place.   The exact time and location will be decided and publicized by MASA and on our website. Celynda L. Brasher is a founding shareholder of

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Celynda Brasher to Give Break Out Session at MOASBO Fall Workshop

Celynda Brasher will be giving a breakout session at the Missouri School Boards Association Board Secretaries Workshop on October 1, 2015.   The session is entitled Preventing Fraud in the Central Office, and will address legal and practical issues in fraud prevention ““ including discussions regarding best practices and lessons learned.   More information will be available from MSBA and on this website. Celynda L. Brasher is a founding shareholder of the firm. She practices in the

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Margaret Hesse and Celynda Brasher to present at Mo. Assoc of School Personnel

Margaret Hesse and Celynda Brasher will be giving presentations to the Missouri Association of School Personnel Administrators at the Annual Fall Conference on September 2, 2015.  Celynda will address diversity, hotline reports, and teacher work hours, and Margaret will discuss recent developments regarding the Affordable Care Act.  Additional information will be available through MOASPA and on this website. Margaret A. Hesse primarily practices in the areas of education law, employment law, and litigation. She has represented school

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