I have represented various county boards of education in employee grievance matters, and have provided preventative advice concerning the hiring, discipline and discharge of employees.
I acted as counsel for the Defendant boards of education in the following West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals decisions:
Taylor-Hurley v. Board of Education of the County of Mingo, 551 S.E.2d 702 (W.Va. 2001). Case involving seniority of central office employees with multi-classifications.
Hall v. Board of Education of the County of Mingo, 541 S.E.2d 624 (W.Va. 2000). Case involving seniority of service personnel with administrative errors in employment record.
Conner v. Board of Education of the County of Barbour, 489 S.E.2d 787 (W.Va. 1997). Case involving the discharge of a bus driver for jeopardizing safety of students.