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Dana L. Scott

Associate

916-245-8677 phone

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PRACTICE AREAS

Ms. Scott is an associate attorney in the Northern California office. She provides legal counsel and support to school districts and county boards of education in a number of areas including facilities construction, district governance, and district organization.

Legal Experience

Prior to joining the Parker & Covert team Ms. Scott worked in local and state government offices where she became familiar with various governance issues, procedures and processes. She also worked on matters related to state programs for schools and charter school issues. In addition, Ms. Scott served on the education policy committee throughout her three years of law school, helping to implement curriculum changes, overseeing administrative processes, and assisting in the review and renewal of the law school's accreditation. Ms. Scott also participated in the Prison Law Clinic where she assisted clients with legal processes, questions, and hearings. As a research assistant to Professor Aaron Tang, Ms. Scott assisted in data collection and legal analysis for issues related to state funding to public schools and the Supreme Court's review of cases affecting children.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Schwartz-Levi Inn of Court, 2019

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • State Bar of California

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor, UC Davis School of Law, 2019
  • Recipient, Public Interest Law Certificate
  • Recipient, Sacramento County Bar Association Access to Justice Scholarship
  • Board Member, King Hall Legal Foundation
  • Student Representative, King Hall Education Policy Committee
  • Member, Prison Law Clinic
  • Teaching Assistance, Legal Research and Writing
  • Research Assistant, Aaron Tang Projects
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of California Davis, 2016
    • Graduated with Honors
    • Recipient, Department Citation
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of California Davis, 2016
    • Graduated with Honors
  • Minor, French, University of California Davis, 2016
    • Education Abroad, University of New Haven, Paris France
  • Dana is a proud alumnus of San Jose Unified School District for grades K-8.

Full Service. Statewide.

Parker and Covert LLP, through its Northern and Southern California offices, provides comprehensive legal representation to school districts, community colleges, and other educational clients in communities throughout the state of California.

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