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Clark Hill Attorney Kurt M. Graham to Present at the 61st Annual Southwestern Michigan School Business Officials Conference

March 10, 2015

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Clark Hill Attorney Kurt M. Graham will present during the 61st Annual Southwestern Michigan School Business Officials (SWMSBO) Conference on Thursday, March 12, 2015 in Kalamazoo, MI. Graham will present two sessions, “Navigating Michigan’s New Freedom of Information Act” and “Personnel File Pointers.” “Navigation Michigan’s New Freedom of Information Act” will provide discussion on recent amendments to the Michigan FOIA and what school districts should be doing now in order to comply with and budget for changes that take effect July 1, 2015. “Personnel File Pointers” will address legal issues associated with maintaining personnel files including what to include or not include, employee and third party access, and retention of personnel records. For registration and more information, please visit  

The SWMSBO is a regional group of the Michigan School Business Officials comprised of school business officials and related school staff.  The SWMSBO serves the multifaceted interests of education and strives to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and opportunities for its members to expand their professional horizons and knowledge of school business topics.

Graham is a Senior Attorney in Clark Hill’s Education & Municipal and Labor & Employment Practice Groups. He advises school districts and employers in avoiding liability under various state and federal employment laws. He has significant experience representing school districts and private sector employers in labor relations matters such as the administration of collective bargaining agreements, grievance arbitrations, investigations, employee discipline, and responding to unfair labor practice charges.

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