Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals
Please Note: This event is open to government employees and contractors only. Please use your government email address to register. We will send you course materials in advance.
The Freedom of Information Act for Attorneys and Access Professionals
This two-day program provides multiple lectures and workshops for a comprehensive overview of the FOIA, including:
An overview of the FOIA’s procedural requirements and exemptions,
workshops on individual FOIA Exemptions,
basic principles for processing FOIA requests from start to finish,
the FOIA’s proactive disclosure requirements, and
the interface between the FOIA and the Privacy Act.
This course is intended for:
FOIA professionals with any level of experience seeking a detailed training all major aspects of FOIA administration, and
any other agency professionals who interact with the FOIA as a part of their duties, including paralegals, records managers, and attorneys.