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Student-Related Services

Education

Our education law attorneys recognize not all student-related matters require legal counsel, but in tough situations, we provide the support districts need. We assist districts daily with a myriad of student-related issues, including student discipline, student records, student residency, and custody issues.

Recognition

U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS® 2022 “BEST LAW FIRMS” RANKINGS

  • Metropolitan Tier 1: Education Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 2: Litigation – Labor & Employment

U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS® 2021 “BEST LAW FIRMS” RANKINGS

  • Metropolitan Tier 1: Education Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 2: Litigation – Labor & Employment
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Experience

  • Representing school districts in student discipline proceedings before boards of education, appointed designees, and in appeals to the court
  • Representing school districts in federal court litigation involving alleged violations of constitutional rights and Section 1983 (e.g., bullying, harassment, etc.)
  • Representing school districts in special education discipline situations – including due process hearings involving student discipline issues
  • Counseling school districts regarding residency and custody disputes – including matters before the Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Assisting school districts with responses to requests for voluminous educational records
  • Counseling school districts regarding obligations under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Counseling school districts on student issues related to technology and off-campus conduct
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