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Wendell Charles Roberts

Adjunct Professor, Education
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    • Awards

      Itzkowitz Family Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Award, 2018

    • Presentations

      Roberts, W. C. (2023, March). Understanding Title VII & Title VI – Staying afloat in choppy waters. Presentation at the Virginia Association of School Personnel Administrators Spring Conference, Virginia Beach, Va.

      Roberts, W. C. (2022, October). Managing matters of local governance: Roles of the respective local players. Presentation at the UVA K-12 Advisory Council Fall Meeting, Charlottesville, Va.

      Roberts, W. C. (2021, April). Legal implications of human resources employee investigations: It’s never easy. Presentation at the Virginia Association of School Personnel Administrators, Spring Virtual Conference.

      Roberts, W. C. (2013, March). Student honor codes: Due process, consistency & accountability. Presentation at the Virginia Military Institute Center for Leadership and Ethics Annual Conference, Lexington, Va.

    • Memberships

      Virginia Council of School Attorneys

      National Council of School Attorneys

      National Council of State Education Attorneys

      Education Law Association

    • Bar Admissions

      Virginia State Bar

    • Professional Experience

      School Board Attorney (2016-Present)

      Chesterfield County Public Schools, Chesterfield, Va.

      Assistant Attorney General (2013-2016)

      Education Section, Office of the Attorney General, Commonwealth of Virginia, Richmond, Va.

      Staff Attorney (2011-2013)

      Virginia School Boards Association, Charlottesville, Va.

      Adjudication Specialist II and Hearing Legal Services Officer II (2008-2011)

      Virginia Department of Health Professionals, Henrico, Va.

      Assistant County Attorney/School Board (2002-2008)

      Henrico County Attorney’s Office, Henrico, Va.

      Assistant County Attorney (1994-2002)

      Chesterfield County Attorney’s Office, Chesterfield, Va.

      Litigation Associate (1992-1994)

      Morrison, Mahoney & Miller, Boston, Mass.

    • Community Service

      • Leadership Metro Richmond Alumni
      • Member, Board of Directors, The 423 Fund