Contact Angelique Arnold
Ms. Arnold is an associate with the Erickson Law Firm A.P.C.. Prior to joining the Erickson Law Firm, she was an associate with Zampi, Determan & Erickson LLP.
Ms. Arnold earned her Juris Doctor and a Business Law certificate with honors from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 2012. During law school, Ms. Arnold conducted research for several professors as a Law Library Research Assistant and served as an Associate Index/Survey Editor for the USF Maritime Law Journal. Ms. Arnold also holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with departmental honors from the University of Notre Dame. As an undergraduate, she earned a Public Service minor with a focus on public education funding from the Hesburgh Program in Public Service. Ms. Arnold also worked as a Government Relations Intern with the National Governors Association, Education and Workforce Committee.
Ms. Arnold’s practice involves advising community college, school district, charter school, and district-affiliated research foundation clients on compliance with state and federal laws, including the California Education and Government Codes and Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations, as well as the California Public Records Act, Ralph M. Brown Act, Title IX, the National Labor Relations Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Affordable Care Act, and the Internal Revenue Code. Ms. Arnold advises school and community college districts on various legal issues involving public school and education law, public employment and labor relations law, and discrimination law, including employee discipline, contract employee non-renewals, work hour scheduling, assignment of duties, compliance with applicable wage and hour laws, and decisions to expand or reduce education services. She has advised clients on matters involving board meeting procedures and public notice requirements, public bidding requirements and service contracts, school district formation and reorganization, district boundaries, and charter school oversight. Ms. Arnold has also prepared filings for Unfair Practice Charges before the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) and discrimination complaints filed with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), including arbitrations, administrative hearings, mediations, and settlement conferences.
Ms. Arnold advises community college and school district clients regarding negotiations with CTA, AFT, CSEA, and SAG-AFTRA. She has experience with all aspects of collective bargaining agreement negotiations, including permissive and mandatory subjects of bargaining, proposal and counter proposal development, contract language drafting, grievance procedures, PERB Unfair Practice considerations, impasse mediation and arbitration preparation, and impasse message control. She has provided advice on a variety of complex negotiation matters including flexible and compressed academic calendar scheduling, attendance and apportionment calculations, employee health benefits, retiree benefits, and CalPERS and CalSTRS compensation reporting and compliance.
Ms. Arnold is a member of the California Bar Association, the San Diego County Bar Association, and the Lawyers Club of San Diego.