Member Support

Legal Support


Professional Advice

All AWSP member types are eligible for free professional advice from AWSP executive staff on employment-related issues. Our seasoned staff can help you navigate a thorny issue or offer a helpful second opinion. Our services are always confidential and respectful of all parties involved.

Examples of Services:

  • Analysis of written/verbal communications and facts
  • Thought partnership on situations between you and staff, supervisor, community, etc.
  • Mediation
  • Review of improvement plans
  • Help securing experienced school legal counsel

Full Legal Services

Assistance in obtaining legal counsel for employment-related matters is available only to AWSP Active members. Situations that existed prior to the effective date of membership are not eligible. Your AWSP Active membership includes a membership with NAESP or NASSP.

Benefits include:

  • Up to $10,000 for employment-related legal fees based on continuous years of Active membership with AWSP.
  • Up to $14,000 that can be used for reimbursement of legal expenses for employment-related criminal cases in which the AWSP Active member is exonerated.
  • A $2 million liability policy that can be activated in the case of an employment-related civil suit.

Get Started

Call the AWSP office at 800.562.6100 to arrange for an initial consultation. A senior AWSP staff member will respond promptly and confidentially. 

Remember, it’s never too early to contact us. Early counsel can not only save time and money; it might also save your career.

Additional Legal Resources

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For More Information 

Kim Marquette | Operations Director | 800.562.6100

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