Education law can include a wide range of legal issues that affect students, teachers, schools, and educational institutions at all levels.
We can provide legal advice, advocacy, and representation to clients on issues such as:
Title IX is a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs and activities receiving federal funding. They may also represent individuals who have experienced sex discrimination, including sexual harassment or assault, in an educational setting.
Student Rights and Discipline
Attorneys may represent students who have been disciplined, suspended, or expelled from school. They may also advise students on their rights in matters such as school bullying, harassment, and discrimination.
Attorneys may represent parents and students in disputes with schools over the provision of special education services to students with disabilities.
Attorneys may advise and represent students, faculty, and staff at colleges and universities on issues such as admissions, financial aid, academic misconduct, and employment disputes.
Attorneys may advise school boards and administrators on issues related to governance, policy, and compliance with state and federal laws.
Attorneys may advise teachers and other educational professionals on employment-related issues, such as contracts, tenure, and discrimination.