Nan P. Hundere, PLLC

30 years of professional experience ready to serve your organization's needs.

  • Education, Employment, Governmental Law and Conflict Resolution
  • Texas & Washington State
  • 30+ Years
  • 210-269-4504
  • www.nanhundere.com
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Summary

Nan Hundere is an attorney licensed in Texas and Washington state with over 30 years experience practicing law.


Throughout her legal career, Nan has focused on the representation of school districts, their governing boards and employees. Her practice involved a wide array of legal issues, including constitutional questions, governance by public entities, employment law and student rights.


Nan has been a frequent speaker and facilitator in workshops relating to such topics as documenting employee performance, sexual harassment in the schoolhouse, student discipline, the law as it relates to students with special needs and First Amendment rights in public schools.

Experience

  • Texas Association of Public Schools Property and Liability Fund2012 - Present

    San Antonio, Texas

    General Counsel representing the organization, advising the governing board and Executive Director of a risk management pool comprised of Texas school districts and junior colleges.

  • Consultant to Private Law Firms2012 - Present

    San Antonio, Texas

    Consultant with attorneys for strategies for client retention and development.

  • Walsh, Anderson, Brown, Shulze and Aldridge, P.C.1992 - 2007

    San Antonio, Texas

    Attorney and shareholder responsible in 1992 for opening the San Antonio office of an Austin-based law firm (now Walsh, Anderson, Gallegos, Green & Trevino, P.C.) which later established offices in Dallas, McAllen and Houston, Texas and Albuquerque, New Mexico; law practice emphasized representation of approximately 400 of the school districts throughout the states of Texas and New Mexico, as well as other education-related clients.

    Individual responsibilities included overseeing operations in the San Antonio office, advising school boards, administrators and educational organizations concerning a wide array of legal issues under the federal and state constitutions and laws, administrative codes and local policies governing school districts and junior colleges; appearing and advocating on behalf of governmental entities and their employees in federal and state courts, administrative hearings, including special education matters, and local board proceedings; litigator assigned by insurance companies to defend school-related clients in state and federal courts.

    Provided preventive legal services as a presenter in dozens of seminars and workshops each year specifically designed to address a wide range of legal and management issues; presentations for all sizes and types of groups, including governing bodies, administrators, teachers and support staff; guest speaker to post-graduate classes in public education at Trinity University, University of Texas, Texas A&M and St. Mary's University.

  • Foster, Lewis, Langley, Gardner & Banack, Inc.1984 - 1992

    San Antonio, Texas

    Attorney and shareholder of general civil practice law firm; represented school districts as general counsel and in special education proceedings; representation of private entities concerning employment issues, architects in professional malpractice claims and individuals in domestic relations disputes; experience as lead counsel in state and federal trial and appellate courts, and administrative proceedings.

  • Alcor, Inc.2008 - Present

    San Antonio, Texas

    Serve as In-house Counsel, Human Resource Manager and Marketing Director for small aviation-related manufacturing company; review and negotiate contracts; consult with outside counsel on bankruptcies and settlements with vendors and customers, as well as patent law issues.

  • Texas Education Agency Special Education Mediator2010 - 2011

    San Antonio, Texas

    Served as co-mediator for cases assigned by the Texas Education Agency for resolution of disputes between families of students and school districts.

  • Coordinator, Indian Education Program1979 - 1980

    Tuscon, Arizona

    Administrator responsible for supervision of 22 staff members in a federally-funded program in the Tucson Independent School District; program designed to provide tutoring and other support to enhance the educational experience of all eligible Native American students, and involve parents and other members of the Native American community in the educational program.

  • High School Social Studies Teacher1973 - 1977

    Iowa City, Iowa

    Teacher for grades 10-12 at West High School, Iowa City, Iowa; courses include Comparative Eastern and Western Religions, Medieval Civilization, Renaissance and Reformation, History of Modern Europe, Asian Civilizations, Early American History; American Field Studies (AFS) Faculty Advisor; teacher grievance representative.

Education

  • University of Arizona1983

    Tuscon, Arizona

    Juris Doctorate

  • University of Iowa1974

    Iowa City, Iowa

    Master of Arts in Teaching, Minor in Psychology

  • University of Cincinnati1972

    Cincinnati, Ohio

    Bachelor of Arts in History
    Dean's List
    Member of History Honorary Society

About Nan

Attorney: Representing Educational Organizations and Businesses

Nan is a licensed attorney in Texas and Washington State with 30 years experience representing clients in both the public and private sectors. Much of her work has involved advising school district boards of trustees and administrators regarding federal and state laws on employment issues, student discipline and special education programs. Nan has represented her educational clients before administrative judges, state and federal trial and appellate courts. Nan currently serves as general counsel to a risk management pool comprised of public school districts and junior colleges. Nan also has over 10 years experience as in-house counsel to a manufacturer of aviation-related equipment.

Mediator: Working Together Toward Resolution

Mediation provides the participants a safe, judgment-free, confidential atmosphere in which differences can be aired. Through the mediation process, the parties can make decisions that provide lasting solutions to the impasse they face, allowing the parties to move forward in their lives. Nan fully embraces the mediation process and understands the exceptional value mediation can provide parties in conflict. As an experienced mediator in a wide variety of cases, Nan is committed to work diligently with the participants to reach resolutions acceptable to all.

Facilitator and Instructor: Guiding Groups to Guide Themselves

Nan's combined experience as a teacher, presenter and advisor has provided Nan insight and appreciation for the impact of group dynamics on an organization's good health and productivity. Nan employs a variety of techniques to facilitate group interaction and guide the members toward meaningful outcomes. No matter the group's makeup—employees, students, mediators, board members, attorneys, community members---Nan assists groups in developing communication techniques, identifying their goals and the means by which they will reach them.

Contact info

  • Phone: 210.269.4505
  • Fax: 210.308.8536

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