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Exclusive Benefits for COSA Members

By joining COSA, school board lawyers have access to a multitude of exclusive services, publications, and discounts. Benefits range from newsletters that keep you up-to-date with current events, discounts on professional development programs, and a network of experienced attorneys you can rely on for ideas. COSA membership directly connects you to an online community, where you can reference or actively take part in conversations on the discussion board, as well as search for insights via a vast library of school law resources.

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COSA Membership Includes

Legal Clips
Stay in the know by reading NSBA’s school law blog and weekly newsletter containing a variety of articles on the latest school law happenings and trends.

COSA Online Community
Join the exclusive community on COSA’s online discussion forum where members exchange advice, strategies, thoughts, and documents. All discussions and written resources are searchable.

School Law Seminar Materials
Download materials on hot school law topics submitted by presenters at COSA’s School Law Seminars via COSA’s members-only library available on the community page.

School Law Seminars – Virtual and In-Person
Attend premier events and hear experts speak on hot topics and mainstays of school law. CLE is available in most states. Eleven-plus hours of school law CLE are offered to COSA members at a significant discount. Join your colleagues for one-of-a-kind networking and professional development events. The fall event occurs online – no travel necessary! The spring event occurs in-person, in conjunction with the NSBA annual conference.

Live and Recorded Webinars
Receive special pricing on COSA webinars that feature topics of critical interest to public school districts and their legal counsel. 


What School Lawyers Say About COSA

“COSA gives me access to up-to-date school law resources and a nationwide network of thought leaders where I can brainstorm ideas, learn best practices, and fellowship with other education lawyers.” – Santana T. Flanigan, General Counsel, Rockdale County Public Schools

“COSA has helped me a lot both personally and professionally because I meet so many great attorneys where in other forums, I may feel like I’m one of a very few, one of a very small group. COSA has really brought together that sense of community and also the idea that there are other people that I can reach out to and rely on to help me through some of the questions that I have.”  – Erin Gilsbach, Attorney, Steckel and Stopp