FOREWORD from Roberta Fesler


Welcome to the official web site of the Los Angeles Unified

School District, Office of General Counsel. The Office of the

General Counsel (OGC) of  the Los Angeles Unified School

District  seeks to  be  nothing less  than  the best public  law

office  in  Los Angeles  County. The OGC is an ethical, high  performance  legal department with  high  professional standards and integrity that provides first  class  legal   service  to  the teachers,  supervisors  and

administrators who support the Districtís 700,000 plus students we educate.  While we use our skills to advise and counsel schools in administrative offices, we recognize that our ultimate clients are the students of the District and their families, and work to support the Districtís vision that all our students will graduate, college prepared and career ready.


The OGC is committed to the following:

Making the educational needs of LAUSD students a core aspect of what we do;


Creating a work environment that values each member's diversity and which encourages information sharing and innovation, input and participation; and

Ensuring that every employee's contribution to the department and to LAUSD is valued regardless to their position, assignment or role.


Our core values are summed up in the following statements:



To be the pre-eminent legal department driven by innovation and integrity to support high quality instruction for LAUSD students and public education.



Our mission is to use our specialized knowledge and skills to support the collective efforts of our District. We provide effective and responsive advice while creating an ethical environment and empowering the equitable treatment of all students. We value our people and are committed to fostering individual growth and professional excellence.


Roberta Fesler: General Counsel







Office of the General Counsel
Los Angeles Unified School District
333 S. Beaudry Avenue, 24th Floor
Los Angeles, California  90017
Main Office: 213-241-6601
Fax :             213-241-8444






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