Sept. 15, 2011
-- WASHINGTON, PA (September 2011) –Barbara A. Graham, a partner with Washington, Pa. law firm Peacock Keller, is slated to instruct new school teachers in school law matters for Intermediate Unit 1 – a public educational service agency. An experienced school district solicitor, Graham will teach a multi-session course focusing on legal issues impacting Pennsylvania teachers, as well as the legal environment within which public school teachers operate.
“The legal parameters within which public school teachers must work have become increasingly complex,” stated Graham. “I am looking forward to helping new teachers begin their careers armed with the information they need regarding Pennsylvania school law.”
Graham, who has been an attorney with Peacock Keller since 1985, focuses her practice on school law, employment law and business law. As a school solicitor, Graham counsels and represents public school districts in all educational matters, including student discipline, labor and employment, special education and insurance defense claims. She is a past president of the Pennsylvania School Solicitors Association and a frequent lecturer for the Pennsylvania School Boards Association as well as local government officials, school boards and public school teachers.
A 1983 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Graham is a member of the American, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County and Washington County bar associations. She resides in McMurray, Pa., with her husband and children.
About Peacock Keller –Peacock Keller, located in Washington County, is among the largest longest established full-service law firms in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The firm provides corporate and individual clients with experienced and knowledgeable legal services at affordable rates, helping to solve legal problems while avoiding future legal issues. Peacock Keller attorneys provide mediation services and sound legal counsel in the areas of business, corporate and nonprofit law; civil, insurance and medical malpractice litigation; coal, oil, gas, shale gas, mineral and energy law; construction law; elder law; employment law; estate administration and planning; guardianship;
hospital law; personal injury; real estate law; school law and workers' compensation law. To learn about the firm, visit www.peacockkeller.com.
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