New Jersey Association of School Attorneys Appoints William Donio Vice President and Amy Houck Elco Trustee

Monroe Twp., N.J. June 20, 2014 – Two Cooper Levenson attorneys were named New Jersey Association of School Attorneys officers during the 2014 NJSBA Spring School Law Forum on June 18, 2014. William S. Donio was installed as vice president and Amy L. Houck was installed as a trustee of the organization.
Donio chairs Cooper Levenson’s Education Law practice group and works with other practice groups such as Employment Law, Land Use, Commercial Litigation, and Municipal / Governmental Services. Houck is a partner in the firm’s Education Law Practice Group, serving school boards and school officials on every aspect of Education Law.
Both attorneys are active in the community. Donio has served as a coach for the Hammonton High School Mock Trial Team, assisting with the organization and incorporation of the Hammonton Education Foundation, the Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc., the Galloway Community Charter School Foundation for Education, and assisting with the organization and incorporation of the Red and White Gridiron Foundation for St. Joseph’s High School. He also serves as a Founding and Present Trustee of the Samuel A. Donio Foundation for Education. Donio has volunteered and provided pro bono work for the South Jersey Aids Alliance and at area schools including Hammonton, Egg Harbor Township and volunteer presentations for NJ School Boards Assn., Atlantic County and various education professional associations.
Houck regularly lectures on a variety of school related issues including staff rights and responsibilities, student discipline, harassment, intimidation and bullying, special education matters and board ethics. She is an Adjunct Professor for the Masters of Arts in Educational Leadership Graduate Program at Stockton and a faculty member for the Southern Regional Institute and Educational Technology Training Center. Houck is an Officer for the Atlantic County Advisory Commission on Women, past coordinator for the Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition in Cape May County and previously served as coach for the Hammonton High School Mock Trial Team. She has continued to volunteer and provided pro bono work for area schools, education associations and other non-profit organizations.
Donio and Houck both work in the Atlantic City office. Donio resides in Hammonton, N.J. Houck resides in Mullica Township, N.J.
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