Fred Stormer is the chair 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. Fred advises clients on employment law matters, elections, procurement, federal and state civil rights and construction issues. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Tech and was an adult probation officer in Lubbock for six years before returning to Texas Tech for law school. Fred is the immediate past Chair of the Executive Committee 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 TEA certified provider of continuing education training for school boards.