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JIM WALSH
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Phone: (512) 454-6864 | 
Fax: (512) 467-9318 | 
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"We help the people who help the kids in our public schools. We feel good about that."
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EDUCATION
  • University of Texas School of Law  (1975)
  • University of Texas, Bachelor of Arts (1972)
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Licensed in State of Texas

MEMBERSHIP
  • National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys
  • Texas Council of School Attorneys
  • State Bar of Texas
PUBLICATIONS

Co-author of The Educator's Guide to Texas School Law

Author of The Common Sense Guide to Special Education Law

For many years he authored the “Law Dawg” column in the Texas School Administrators' Legal Digest

Author of Walsh Gallegos newsletter on special education, This Just In...

Former editor in chief and still a regular columnist for Texas School Business magazine

Author of Walsh Gallegos daily blog on school law issues at www.edlawdawg.com.

Jim Walsh, along with partners Joe Hairston and Tom Doyal, founded the firm now known as Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle P.C., in 1983. From the beginning, the focus of the firm was supporting public schools. 

 

Jim began his career in Texas school law by serving as the attorney for the Region XIII Legal Service Program, beginning in 1979. He currently serves on the Advisory Board for LRP Publications and the Board of Directors for the national Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 

 

Jim has taught school law at both the graduate and undergraduate level at Texas State, Baylor and St. Edward’s universities. A highly sought-after speaker in Texas and throughout the nation, he has conducted inservice training sessions at hundreds of Texas school districts and at every Education Service Center in the state. 

For further information about the law firm: contact Diana Stangl at 512-454-6864 at the firm's principal office in Austin, Texas