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Casner & Edwards Attorney Edward V. Colbert III to Speak at BBA’s 2020 Virtual Higher Education Legal Conference

Casner & Edwards LLP partner Edward V. Colbert III will speak at the Boston Bar Association’s (BBA) 2020 Virtual Higher Education Legal Conference held via Zoom on July 22, 2020. The event will bring together college and university in-house legal departments, administrators, and firm practitioners to discuss the complex legal needs of higher education institutions in a changing world. Panels will feature crisis preparation in higher education institutions, a discussion of the new Title IX regulations and their implications, and perspectives from several of the top New England higher education regulators. Colbert will serve as a panelist for the live plenary Title IX: Compliance and Regulatory Session.

Colbert has extensive experience in civil and criminal litigation, and his practice often involves representing companies and individuals in complex disputes, including contractual, employment, unfair competition, trade secrets, intellectual property, real estate, construction, and professional liability cases. He also represents corporate shareholders, officers, and directors in internal disputes concerning their fiduciary duties, as well as during governmental investigations and enforcement actions. Colbert is highly experienced in Educational Law, having served as a representative of numerous schools, along with their employees, teachers, and students in various school-related legal disputes, and as independent counsel in several investigations into sexual misconduct at private secondary schools. Colbert has been appointed as an external investigator in Title IX investigations and other employment harassment cases at the college level. 

The Boston Bar Association’s mission is to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, facilitate access to justice, foster a diverse and inclusive professional community, and serve the community at large.

About Casner & Edwards, LLP
Casner & Edwards, LLP represents businesses, individuals and institutions across New England and around the world, providing the core legal services they need to succeed. Clients work directly with a team of expert attorneys, and can expect full attention, seasoned advice, top quality work, and good value.

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