Legal Services

Tracey M. Watson, UEA Director of Legal Services & General Counsel, works closely with UniServ Directors throughout the state to ensure educator rights are protected and due process is followed. Each UniServ Director has specialized skills and knowledge to assist members.

All potential legal matters must first go through the UniServ Director before going to the Office of General Counsel. Should you, as a UEA member, feel as though you need a representative to help or guide you with employment related matters, please contact your UniServ Director. Click here to locate your UniServ.

Legal Resources:

Other Resources:

Utah State Board of Education (USOE) Administrative Rules

Board Procedures: Sanctions for Educator Misconduct

Utah Educator Standards

Education Employee Required Reports of Arrests and Required Background Check Policies for Non-licensed Employees


Contact UEA Legal Services:

Tracey M. Watson
Director of Legal Services & General Counsel

Dawn Riganto
Legal Services & General Counsel Associate/Paralegal
801-266-4461, ext. 110