Making schools a place where everyone can succeed.

Upcoming Events


ACSA – 2016 Leadership Summit

Date: Nov. 10, 2016
Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
The Sapphire Room
Session Title: Addressing and Avoiding Microaggressions, with Dr. Nancy Dome from Epoch Education
Time: 8:00am – 9:30am


ACSA – Every Child Counts…Making School the Happiest Place for Students Symposium

Date:  February 1, 2017
Location: Anaheim Marriott Hotel.
700 Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 9280
Orange County Salon 2
Session Title: Creating Safe Schools: Where Bullying and Title IX Meet
Time: 2:45 PM – 4:15 PM


ACSA – Every Child Counts…Making School the Happiest Place for Students Symposium

Date:  February 2, 2017
Location: Anaheim Marriott Hotel.
700 Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 9280
Orange county Salon 2
Session Title: Creating Safe Schools: Transgender Students, Privacy and Facilities
Time: 10:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Legal Services


DDL offers an array of legal services to support school districts in the area of Student Issues.
Some of the areas in which DDL provides legal representation and support include:


  • Advising school districts on issues related to student discipline
  • Special education discipline
  • County appeals of disciplinary decisions
  • Pupil records
  • Public records requests
  • SARB/SART
  • Section 504
  • Legal representation at disciplinary administrative hearings of school sites, Administrative Panels, and/or Governing Boards
  • Responding to subpoenas
  • Medication monitoring
  • Inter/intra district transfers
  • Homelessness/foster youth issues
  • Revisions to Board Policies and Administrative Regulations and many others.