General Counsel's Office

  • Shelley Chatfield, general counsel for Fayette County Public Schools, provides legal support and guidance for any applicable issues in the district. She also works directly with the school district's Police Department, the compliance officers, and the Section 504 coordinator.

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    For employees

    In-house resources are posted under the Staff portal.

  • Contact us

    Shelley Chatfield,
    general counsel

    Elisabeth McIntosh,
    paralegal and assistant
    Phone: (859) 381-4728
    Fax: (859) 381-4149

    Mailing address:
    450 Park Place,
    Lexington KY 40511


  • Open records requests:

    FCPS accepts all open records requests submitted via:

    • Email
    • Fax to (859) 381-4149
    • Mail to FCPS Compliance Officer, 450 Park Place, Lexington KY 40511
    • Hand delivery between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    Please include your name, mailing address, and a description of the records requested, plus your email address and phone number or other preferred means of contact. FCPS will issue a written response within five business days of receipt, excluding weekends and holidays. For nonwritten records such as USB flash drives, discs, etc., a fee equivalent to the actual cost of production shall be charged. For paper copies, the cost is $0.10 per page.