Attorney Services

The High Desert Education Service District currently employs four staff attorneys who provide legal services, consulting and representation to school districts in Central and Eastern Oregon as well as the HDESD offices and board of directors.  The legal team works closely with school boards, superintendents, personnel directors, building administrators and other supervisors to support a wide variety of education related legal issues, including labor and employment issues, student rights and discipline, special education, facilities management, contract review and negotiation, and parental custodial issues.

Legal Services

Contact Information

High Desert Education Service District
2804 SW Sixth Street
Redmond, OR 97756
Phone: 541-693-5600
Fax: 541-693-5601

Greg Colvin

Staff Attorney

Lauren Lester

Staff Attorney

Melinda Thomas

Staff Attorney