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Roger J. Aronson, MESPA Legal and Legislative Counsel

Legal protection for elementary and middle level principals: MESPA membership ensures the legal coverage principals need.

Legal issues and questions are an everyday occurrence for principals. Elementary and middle level principals need legal advice, support, and protection. Legal assistance is one of the most valued MESPA membership benefits. 

"My job is to keep you healthy. It's different than your job. My job isn't kids, parents, and teachers. My job is to take care of you -- and I am proud to represent the quality and caliber of the work you do." -- Roger Aronson,  MESPA Leadership Conference

Roger J. Aronson, MESPA legal and legislative counsel
, has practiced in the area of school law since 1981. A highly regarded school law expert, he co-chairs the Minnesota State Bar Association School Law Conference, is on the executive committee of BELL (the education lobbyist group), and frequently speaks and lectures on school law topics. In addition to representing MESPA members, Aronson is Special Projects Counsel for the Minnesota State High School League and represents  MASSP (Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals). Aronson is a member of the Minnesota, as well as the National Council on School Attorneys. He is a graduate of St. John's University and the University of Minnesota School of Law.

To contact Roger, if you are a MESPA/NAESP member:


  • MN Judicial Branch, MN District Courts, Self-Help Center:  guide parents in addressing services to work out family issues.

MESPA Legal Issues Seminars
Register today for seminars held at regional locations statewide, presented by Roger Aronson. They promise to be relevant to the principalship, practical,  interactive, -- and fascinating!