Charles W. Cagle
Nashville
(615) 259-1366 VCARD

Education

Tennessee Technological University, B.S ; M.A

Nashville School of Law, J.D

Cagle

Charles W. (Chuck) Cagle is a shareholder and chair of the Education Law and Government Relations Practice Group for the firm's Nashville office. He oversees the firm's representation of over 70 public boards of education, two private schools, two private universities, and a private medical school in a variety of legal matters including employment issues related to both licensed and classified employees, employee and student discipline, employee and student rights, special education and disability accommodation, constitutional rights issues, sexual harassment and bullying issues, civil rights, desegregation, school system consolidation, tort liability, school system business practices, school funding, taxation, ...

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Charles W. (Chuck) Cagle is a shareholder and chair of the Education Law and Government Relations Practice Group for the firm’s Nashville office. He oversees the firm’s representation of over 70 public boards of education, two private schools, two private universities, and a private medical school in a variety of legal matters including employment issues related to both licensed and classified employees, employee and student discipline, employee and student rights, special education and disability accommodation, constitutional rights issues, sexual harassment and bullying issues, civil rights, desegregation, school system consolidation, tort liability, school system business practices, school funding, taxation, and school construction.

Mr. Cagle also is a registered lobbyist with the Tennessee Bureau of Ethics and Campaign Finance. His list of lobbying clients has included school superintendents, school employee professional organizations, school boards, private schools, and private universities. In addition, Mr. Cagle serves as an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University teaching courses in K-12 Education Law and Public Policy and the Law of Higher Education.

AFFILIATIONS

  • Tennessee Council of School Board Attorneys
  • National School Boards Association’s Council of School Attorneys
  • Education Law Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association

PROFESSIONAL HONORS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Fellow, Nashville Bar Association
  • Selected by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell as Elite Lawyer of the South
  • Recipient of the Kip Reel Award – the highest award bestowed for educational leadership by the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America©, Education Law
  • Best Lawyers in Tennessee
  • Historical Committee, Nashville Bar Association
  • Distinguished Adjunt Faculty Award, Vanderbilt University
  • Adjunct Professor, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
  • Government Relations Committee, Nashville Bar Association
  • Federal Practice Committee, Nashville Bar Association
  • Past Chair, Medical-Legal Relations Committee, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Past President, Nashville City Club
  • Recipient, Tennessee Technological University Outstanding Service Award in 2006
  • Recipient, Tennessee Technological University College of Education Distinguished Alumni Award in 2007
  • Board of Directors, Nashville Symphony Orchestra
  • Past President, Board of Directors, Nashville Symphony Orchestra League
  • Board of Directors, League of American Orchestras
  • Past President, Volunteer Council of the League of American Orchestras
  • Secretary, Association of Major Symphony Orchestra Volunteers
  • Board of Directors, Tennessee Business Roundtable
  • Board of Directors, Tennessee SCORE (State Collaborative on Reform of Education)
  • Board member, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Center at Tennessee Technological University
  • Chairman of the External Board of Visitors, Tennessee Tech College of Interdisciplinary Studies and Regional Development
  • Past President, Tennessee Council of School Board Attorneys




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