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The Law of Competition in Arizona's Schools" - A presentation by Tom Pickrell, general counsel, Mesa Public Schools; Dr. Chuck Essigs, director of governmental relations, Arizona Association of School Business Officials; and Tracey Benson, director of communications, Arizona School Boards Association (Sept. 2012).
"A Summary of Arizona's Education Laws Designed to Promote School Choice" - Prepared by Tom Pickrell, general counsel, Mesa Public Schools View / download the summary
TOM PICKRELL serves as ...
TOM PICKRELL serves as general counsel of Mesa Public Schools and has practiced public school law
for 22 years.
volunteered with the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education's
"We the People" program for many years, and established a pro bono legal guardian clinic for Mesa parents of special needs students.
was honored as one of Arizona's "Top 50 Pro Bono Lawyers" in 2009 and has served on the Arizona Juvenile Justice Commission
Previously, Tom served as legal counsel for the Arizona School Boards Association.
For more than 20 years, he has helped organize and presented at the ASBA Annual School Law and the Arizona School Administrators Principal and the Law Conferences, the State's preeminent law conferences for school boards and administrators.
As an adjunct professor, Tom has taught school law at the ASU College of Education and written widely about current school law issues.
Tom's efforts to improve public schools are evident in many of the State's education statutes.
This year he
authored legislation that significantly reforms the State's teacher evaluation and dismissal laws.
Tom studied at the U of A and the University of Leeds, England, and received his J.D. from Duke University.
Tom Pickrell, Mesa ...
Tom Pickrell, Mesa Public Schools' general counsel, recently received the State Bar of Arizona's Public Lawyer Career Achievement Award, which "recognizes attorneys who have had distinguished careers, have made many significant contributions to public service and are recognized as models of dedication and commitment to the profession," the district said in a release.
Pickrell, who has practiced public-school law for 22 years, volunteered in the We the People program sponsored by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education.
He also established a pro bono legal-guardian clinic for Mesa parents of special-needs students.
Tom Pickrell, General ...
Tom Pickrell, General Counsel of Mesa Public Schools, will receive the 2013 Public Lawyer Career Achievement Award at this year's State Bar of Arizona Convention.