Christian M. Keiner is the Managing Shareholder of the San Luis Obispo office and has been practicing education law for more than 35 years. He represents school and community college districts in civil litigation, labor personnel, and governance and administrative law matters.
From governing board matters to Brown Act, from Public Records Act to conflicts of interest and constitutional issues, Chris has represented school districts as a general counsel on a wide variety of governance and administrative matters. He has also represented clients in all labor personnel matters, including collective bargaining and interest-based bargaining.
A highly experienced litigator, Chris has represented clients in both private and public sectors in numerous cases at the trial and appellate levels, in both the federal and state courts. His experience also includes civil writs and appeals, personnel and employment litigation, constitutional litigation, and special education litigation.
While in law school, Chris clerked with Justice Edwin Regan in the California Court of Appeals, California Attorney General’s Office-Administrative Law section, and with the California Assembly Majority.