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Adam J. Schira


Mr. Schira provides legal services to school districts, community schools, career-technical schools, and other educational institutions in a wide range of legal areas and matters, including:

  • Federal and state education laws and regulations
  • Labor and employment
  • Staff and student disciplinary matters
  • Policy review
  • Contract negotiations
  • Public records issues
  • Discrimination claims
  • Special education matters

Education & Credentials


Xavier University

B.A., English & Political Science, 2005
  • University Scholar
  • cum laude

University of Pennsylvania

M.S. Ed., Secondary English, 2007

The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law

J.D., 2011
  • Ohio State Law Journal
  • I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society

Bar Admission

  • Ohio


  • Teach for America Alumnus, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Professional Involvement

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio School Boards Association
  • Council of School Attorneys
  • Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools

Community Involvement

  • Supreme Court Law and Leadership Program
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