Legal Services Division

FAX 714-434-4945​

RONALD D. WENKART​​
General Counsel, 714-966-4220

CLAIRE Y. MOREY​
Counsel, 714-966-4222 

LYSA M. SALTZMAN
Counsel, 714-966-4354​
 
RUTH D. BREWDA
Counsel, 714-966-4221

CARL J. PIPER
Counsel, 714-966-4214


NORMA GARCIA
Paralegal, 714-966-4351​

Trisha Martinez
Supervising Legal Secretary, 
714-966-4223
 
Joanna Robold
Legal Secretary, 714-966-4219
 
Barbara Finley​​​​
Legal Secretary, 714-966-4371​​

​The Legal Services staff advocates and promotes public education in Orange County by providing a variety of legal services to the OCDE and to school districts, community college districts, regional occupational programs, and special education local plan areas.

The areas of advice, counsel and assistance we provide to these agencies include, but are not limited to, the following: General Public Agency Issues, Labor and Employment, Business Issues: Contracts, Construction, Facilities, Purchasing, Special Education, Student Issues, and Education/Training.