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Capital University News, California State University, Sacramento

January 26, 2005

University selects legal counsel

Edmundo Aguilar has been named University counsel at California State University, Sacramento effective Feb. 1.

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Aguilar, a senior associate with the Sacramento firm Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud and Romo with broad experience in education issues, will serve as the University’s campus attorney. In this capacity, he will report jointly to University President Alexander Gonzalez and the California State University system general counsel. Along with advising on such topics as labor, civil rights, contracts and government regulations, Aguilar will handle personnel and other administrative hearings, and manage litigation.

In addition to his current position representing public school districts in litigation in state court and in administrative tribunals, Aquilar’s experience in education law includes 13 years as deputy general counsel with the California Department of Education. There he represented the department, the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education. He has also worked as staff counsel for the California Department of Health Services and as a legal assistant with the Office of the California Attorney General.

Aguilar holds a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from UC Irvine and a juris doctorate from the UC Berkeley School of Law.

Media assistance is available by contacting the University’s public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.


California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 •
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California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 •