P. Addison Covert

Firm: Parker & Covert LLP
Location: Tustin - CA

  • 17862 East 17th Street Suite 204
    Tustin, CA 92780
  • Tel : 916-245-8677
  • Fax : 714-573-0998

Addison Covert is a partner in the firm’s Northern California office, located in Sacramento. Mr. Covert has more than 30 years’ experience representing public and private sector clients in public finance, business, education, construction law and bonds. His central areas of practice at the firm are general education law, school facilities construction and financing, school bond elections, and tax-exempt financing.

Mr. Covert has earned a reputation for successfully assisting clients in mediation and other resolutions of complex disputes.  A majority of his clients are school districts; however, Mr. Covert also represents community college districts and other public agencies, along with a select number of private sector clients.  He works significantly in the areas of school construction, land acquisition and finance, including programs under state and federal law providing revenue for school projects.  He has provided legal assistance to FCMAT.  He has negotiated a variety of school funding agreements with developers, on behalf of school district clients.

Mr. Covert has assisted in the establishment of numerous Mello-Roos community facilities districts throughout the state, along with school facility improvement districts and other specialized tax generating entities.  He has assisted in the contractor selection and award process for school projects under traditional bidding, design-build procedures and lease leaseback construction procedures.  Mr. Covert also serves as bond counsel and is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers.  In this capacity, he has assisted school districts in numerous school bond elections and school bond issues.  He has also served as bond counsel on various federal construction and finance programs for schools including QZAB, CREB, QSCB, certificates of participation and lease revenue bonds.

He is a frequent presenter at conferences and workshops for the California School Board Association, the Coalition for Adequate School Housing and other organizations.

Parker & Covert LLP

Special education is a significant part of Parker & Covert LLP’s legal services and became one of the cornerstones of our law practice soon after our founding in 1978. Our special education attorneys represent clients at the administrative, trial court, and appellate levels in both federal and state venues throughout Southern California.

We appear in mediation and settlement proceedings and help clients respond to investigations by federal and state regulatory agencies, such as the United States Office for Civil Rights and the California Department of Education. Our special education attorneys have served in and represented clients before numerous federal, state, and local agencies using their experience to help clients analyze and understand the practical impact of laws, rules, and regulations on their agencies and activities.