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D. Glenn Brock

Partner

Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363
glenn.brock@nelsonmullins.com

Glenn Brock is a leader of the firm’s school and college law team. Mr. Brock’s practice for the past 25 years has focused exclusively on the representation of school districts. Mr. Brock and the team serve as outside general counsel to superintendents, school boards, and administrators. With counseling experience in a wide variety of issues...

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Glenn Brock is a leader of the firm’s school and college law team. Mr. Brock’s practice for the past 25 years has focused exclusively on the representation of school districts. Mr. Brock and the team serve as outside general counsel to superintendents, school boards, and administrators. With counseling experience in a wide variety of issues facing school districts, Mr. Brock and the team provide timely advice and guidance.

facing school districts, Mr. Brock and the team provide timely advice and guidance.

Glenn Brock is a leader of the firm’s school and college law team. Mr. Brock’s practice for the past 25 years has focused exclusively on the representation of school districts. Mr. Brock and the team serve as outside general counsel to superintendents, school boards, and administrators. With counseling experience in a wide variety of issues... facing school districts, Mr. Brock and the team provide timely advice and guidance.

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Experience

  • Assisted a large urban school district in regaining accreditation
  • Represented a large urban school board before the State Board of Education on the issue of their possible removal from office
  • Assisted a Metro Atlanta school district in preparing a petition to become the first large district to attain charter district status
  • Helped draft various education-related legislation on behalf of school districts, including the law requiring fingerprinting of school employees and the Constitutional amendment authorizing K-12 school districts to seek voter approval for a special local option sales tax
  • Served as counsel to state school superintendents, school board chairs, and the State Department of Education
  • Appointed as special Assistant Attorney General to assist with state education department matters
  • Managed one of the largest education practice in the state of Georgia serving large school districts in the state
  • Led school boards through superintendent searches and successfully oversaw the process for the current superintendents in five of the ten largest systems in Georgia
  • Handled teacher performance-based discipline hearings on behalf of Georgia school districts
  • Experienced in the following areas of student issues: drafting student behavior codes, disciplinary tribunal and appeals, bullying, social media, safety plans, and first amendment issues
  • Served as managing attorney for the prosecution of more than 150 employee discipline matters arising from a publicized cheating scandal

Representative Cases

  • Represented a school board before the State Board of Education on the issue of possible removal from office
  • Served as managing attorney for the prosecution of more than 150 employee discipline matters arising from a publicized cheating scandal

Education

  • Atlanta Law School, JD (1981)
  • University of Georgia, BBA (1972)

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Practice Areas

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  • State Bar of Georgia
  • School and College Law Section of State Bar of Georgia
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Cobb County Bar Association
  • National Council of School Attorneys
  • Georgia Council of School Attorneys
  • Former Trustee, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church
  • Former Board of Trustees, Shorter University
  • Partner in Education, Walton High School
  • Former baseball coach and board member, Eastside Baseball
  • Former Member, Board of Trustees, Shorter College
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