• Legal Services

    IASA is proud to provide legal services to its members for employment-related matters as part of membership dues. There is no hourly billing and members are always welcome to contact IASA's Associate Director/General Counsel, Chad Watkins, to discuss any concerns.


    Chad WatkinsAbout IASA's Associate Director/General Counsel 

    Growing up in Swansea, Illinois with two parents as high school teachers, Chad Watkins developed a passion for public education early on. He earned his B.A. from Northwestern University, M.Ed from George Mason University and J.D. from Washington University. Prior to practicing education law for 4 1/2 years -- where he represented Illinois school districts on student, personnel and board governance matters -- Chad taught special education and coached girls basketball in Washington D.C.  



    Legal Services for Members