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Court Rules In Favor Of Beverly Hills Unified School District, Overturns $23M Karen Christiansen Verdict

former BHUSD facilities chief Karen Christiansen

Posted Thursday, May 10, 2018 – 5:35 PM

By Laura Coleman

Beverly Hills Unified School District is finally off the hook in its troubled years-long legal battle against former BHUSD facilities chief Karen Christiansen, who until yesterday morning was owed in excess of $23 million by the school district.

In a 21-page decision, filed yesterday by the Court of Appeal of the State of California Second Appellate District Division Six, the court reversed the trial decision that found the district to be liable for having fired Christiansen after she used her district role to enter into a sole-sourced contract with a company she founded, Strategic Concepts LLC. 

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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