Fred Stormer is the chairman of the Public Education Law Section of the Underwood Law Firm. He serves as general counsel for a number of West Texas independent school districts and also works with community colleges. Mr. Stormer’s duties in this capacity include advising clients on employment law matters, elections, procurement, federal and state civil rights, construction issues and public finance. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Tech and was an adult probation officer in Lubbock for 6 years before returning to Texas Tech for law school. Mr. Stormer is a current member of the executive council for the School Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and is an active member of the Council of School Attorneys and the Texas Association of Community College Attorneys. He is a frequent presenter on general public education law issues at state and regional levels, and is a certified provider of continuing education training for boards and administrators.