Sean A. Fields

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Sean A. Fields is the co-chair of CGA Law Firm’s Education Law group. He focuses on representing school districts, students, school employees and municipalities. During his career with the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, he successfully worked with superintendents, school directors, and solicitors on a variety of legal issues including student discipline, special education, extracurricular activities, employment matters, taxation and constitutional rights.

Sean is also an accomplished presenter and author and has served as:

  • Editor, Practical Guide to the Pennsylvania Sunshine Act, 2009
  • Editor, Pennsylvania School Law Handbook, 2006, 2011
  • Faculty presenter, Pennsylvania Bar Institute: The Laws of Governing School Enrollment and Student Discipline, 2009

Sean is a graduate of The Dickinson School of Law of Penn State University and Northern Kentucky University. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at Shippensburg University in the Educational Leadership program and as a member of the Shippensburg University School Study Council. Sean currently writes and edits a monthly newsletter called CGA School Law Snapshot.

Sean A. Fields is the co-chair of CGA Law Firm’s Education Law group. He focuses on representing school districts, students, school employees and municipalities. During his career with the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, he successfully worked with superintendents, school directors, and solicitors on a variety of legal issues including student discipline, special education, extracurricular activities, employment matters, taxation and constitutional rights.

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Education and Honors: 
J.D., The Dickinson School of Law of Penn State University, 1999
B.A., Northern Kentucky University, Magna Cum Laude, 1996
Bar Admissions: 
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
U.S. Middle District Court of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Affiliations: 
National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys
Pennsylvania School Board Solicitors Association
Pennsylvania AOPC Educational Success & Truancy Prevention Workgroup
Joint State Commission Advisory Committee on Truancy and Dropout Prevention

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