Friday, February 4, 2011
This can't be good
Approval of Legal Representation
Quick Summary / Abstract
Presented by: Mr. Thomas E. Bowen, Chair
Mr. Thomas E. Bowen, Chair, 404.392.1621
It is requested that the Board of Education approve the law firm of _________ to represent former Board Members Cassandra M. Anderson-Littlejohn, Lynn Cherry Grant, Frances Edwards, Chip Franzoini, Bebe Joyner, Zepora Roberts and current Board Member Sarah Copelin-Wood. _________ will be the lead attorney, and the hourly rate will be ____ for partners and ___ for associates, plus expenses.
Motion by: _________________
Seconded by: _________________
(Certainly this has to do with the recent AJC report stating that 17 people could be added to the Heery-Mitchell lawsuit.)
Ruling could cost DeKalb schools millions more in legal fees
Will we ever get around to spending money in the classroom? I can't believe that when I suggest buying Kindles or iPads for every student, I get more or less laughed at as if I were suggesting a financial impossibility. However, money for lawyers just has no limit.