Welcome to the official website of the Los Angeles Unified School District, Office of the General Counsel. The Los Angeles Unified School District Office (OGC) aims to be nothing less than the best public law firm in Los Angeles County. OGC is an ethical and successful legal department with high professional standards and integrity that provides world-class legal services to teachers, supervisors and administrators who support the more than 600,000 students in the district we educate. While we use our skills to advise and advise schools and administrative offices, we recognize that our ultimate clients are district students and their families, and we work to support the district`s vision that L.A. Unified will be a progressive global leader in education, providing a dynamic and inspiring learning experience where all students are ready to succeed. Please note that the OUSD legal department is no longer located in Suite 300. We therefore accept the submission of the following documents by e-mail to email@example.com: Our mission is to use our specialized experience, knowledge and skills to support and advance LAUSD. We provide effective and proactive legal advice and quality representation while creating an ethical environment to support a quality learning environment for all students. Upon receipt, we will confirm the delivery by e-mail to the sender. The presentation of these documents is deemed complete within the meaning of all legal deadlines at the time of the acknowledgment of receipt. If you have any questions or need assistance, please call 510-879-8535. Please note that our office does not provide legal services to citizens, students or families.
On August 9 and 15, 2019, the U.S. District Court approved the agreement between the Los Angeles Unified School District and the plaintiffs to enter into and terminate the amended consent decree effective December 31, 2019, as well as a decision on the claims of a parent-intervenor group regarding the MCD. On October 29, 2019, LA Unified filed a class action lawsuit against JUUL, the nation`s largest vapor manufacturer, as the vaping epidemic is affecting student learning and our district. The Legal Services team of the Los Angeles Unified School District General Counsel, Compliance and Performance Monitoring (CPM) has released the “Report on Improving Student Achievement and Securing Rights,” which focuses on equal opportunity, accessibility to programs, and the provision of free and appropriate public education. To be the preeminent law firm motivated by innovation, trust and integrity to support effective teaching and learning for all LAUSD students.