Jason Ballum brings deep talents representing public school boards’ unique legal needs, especially related to special education. Jason understands that in our complicated litigation environment, disputes are common for school boards, as are state and federal regulatory investigations. His goal is to help each client understand their roadblocks and opportunities, while providing steadfast legal support.
Jason’s representation for school boards is expansive. He works with clients on legal issues that range from student discipline, privacy, and records to policy development and constitutional law.
- Represents school boards during state and federal government investigations and enforcement hearings.
- Experienced in litigation and dispute resolution for tax-exempt/nonprofit organizations.
- Advises business and commercial disputes.
- Experienced in tax, private client services, and executive compensation.
Friend of VCASE Award, Virginia Council of Administrators of Special Education, 2014
University of Virginia School of Law 2003
Colgate University 1997
Virginia State Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for Fourth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
Jason presents regularly at state-wide and national conferences on legal issues that impact public school boards.
Virginia Bar Association
Virginia School Boards Association, Counsel of School Attorneys
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Richmond and Tri Cities, Board Member