Rich Kitchens, Attorney at Law           925-338-1858


Attorney at Law

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Educational Consulting

Rich Kitchens
Attorney at Law

4418 Water Oak Ct.
Concord, CA. 94521

(925) 338-1858

The content on this website is intended for educational and informational purposes only. We focus on California law. Nothing on the website shall be construed to create an attorney-client relationship. Readers are responsible for obtaining legal advice from their own legal counsel.

Rich Kitchens has assisted many educators in his decades-long involvement in education and law.  Contact him if you wish to discuss the many aspects of consulting that he can provide.

As a facilitator, he has:

  • led teacher and district labor negotiations at the table
  • trained classified, certificated, confidential, and management personnel in interest-based public school negotiation techniques
  • led contentious school faculty meetings as an independent outside facilitator


As a presenter, he has:

  • led workshops for the American Bar Association's Public Education division, the California Council for the Social Studies, the California League of High Schools, among others
  • educated hundreds of educators on such topics as "What Educators Want (and Need) to Know About the Law," "How to Teach Civics As a Course in Constitutional Law," "Ten Laws Teachers Should Know About," and "The Law of Sexual Harassment in the Public School," among other topics
  • won awards for his teaching and curriculum

As a negotiator, he has:

  • represented both teachers as well as district management at the table as "lead negotiator"
  • worked with school boards as well as teacher union Executive Councils
Rich Kitchens is uniquely situated to assist both administrative and union teams to reach desired agreements.
  • Education Law: Representation and consultation
  • Estate Planning: Wills and Trusts for single individuals and families
  • Public Sector Employment: Training for employees and employers, representation
  • Harassment: Prevention training and legal representation
  • Negotiation: Training, consulting, and legal epresentation
  • Personal Injury: representation

Rich Kitchens    4418 Water Oak Ct.    Concord, CA. 94521    925-338-1858

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