2485 Natomas Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95833
Scott Holbrook is a partner in the Sacramento office. Mr. Holbrook provides representation and legal counsel to school districts, county offices of education, and community college districts in labor and personnel matters, including certificated/classified employee discipline and dismissal, responses to EEOC and DFEH complaints, responses to unfair practice charges before the PERB, and collective bargaining. He advises clients in all aspects of charter school law, including petitions and appeals, forming “dependent” charter schools, operating agreements, and Prop 39 facility requirements. In addition, Mr. Holbrook handles matters involving litigation, student discipline and expulsion, the ADA, FERPA, the Brown Act, interscholastic athletics and collegiate sports law, special education, and general school law issues.
Mr. Holbrook also serves as Legal Counsel to the City of Roseville Personnel Board, the City of Davis Personnel Board, and to the Dixon Public Library District. He serves as a Hearing Officer for other public agencies in personnel matters.
Before practicing education law, Mr. Holbrook spent twelve years working as a counselor and teacher in public and private schools. In addition, he served as a high school track and field coach and as a junior league football coach.
Mr. Holbrook received his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University, where he was a recipient of the Prince Jonah Kuhio Scholarship. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of the Pacific-McGeorge School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Holbrook served on the Executive Committee of the International Moot Court Honors Board and as a member of the Phillip C. Jessup Moot Court Team, which received High Honors at a regional competition.
Publications and Speaking Engagements
Mr. Holbrook is a frequent presenter at ACSA regional conferences and a contributor to the firm’s publications.