Pape elected president of Alabama Council of School Board Attorneys

Lanier Ford attorney Chris Pape has been elected president of the Alabama Council of School Board Attorneys (ACSBA) for 2021-2022. Mr. Pape is a native of Huntsville and advises numerous school boards about employment law, constitutional issues, school desegregation, and general policy issues related to management of schools as required by state and federal law. has recognized Mr. Pape as a Rising Star in the area of education and public school law. He graduated from Auburn University in 2008 and received his law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2011.

The ACSBA is an affiliate of the Alabama Association of School Boards (AASB). Members meet annually to discuss current education and legal issues and to share their knowledge of laws, court rulings, and national developments that affect local school boards. A member of ACSBA is also automatically a member of the National Council of School Board Attorneys, an affiliate of the National School Boards Association.

Representing all of the state’s local public school boards, AASB seeks to develop excellent school board leaders through quality training, advocacy, and services.

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Published August 30, 2021
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