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Francisco M. Negrón, Jr.
Francisco M. Negrón, Jr. is Associate Executive Director and General Counsel of the National School Boards Association. Negrón provides leadership for NSBA’s nationally recognized legal advocacy program and 3,000-member Council of School Attorneys, as well as oversees the association’s corporate legal work. A product of public schools, Negrón has served as the general counsel for the State Education Office of the District of Columbia, as a school board attorney in Pensacola, Florida, and as staff counsel to the Florida affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers.
He received his Juris Doctorate from the Florida State University College of Law and also holds a bachelor’s degree in international studies from the University of West Florida. He is a member of the Bars of the United States Supreme Court, the District of Columbia, Florida, Virginia, and all federal circuit courts of appeals. He was president and co-founder of the Tallahassee Hispanic Bar Association and served as an officer of the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association.
He has a strong commitment to volunteerism, public service, and community involvement. As a member of the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association and Law Week chair, he organized a televised student town hall meeting, a live prime-time show that aired in April 2002 in Pensacola, Fla. The program, which featured local high school students asking questions of experts about democracy and terrorism in the post 9/11 era, earned Negrón the George Washington Honor Medal from the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. The program is included on the American Bar Association’s Web site as a model for other bar associations. Negrón also organized and led a Candlelight Unity Vigil in Pensacola, Florida to bring the community together to celebrate diversity in the wake of September 11th. He regularly conducts workshops in matters related to school law across the country and has appeared in national media outlets as a national legal advocate for public education.
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