Education and School Law

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Education and School Law

The education system is the foundation of a community. We take pride in assisting those responsible for the education of our children with the broad variety of both general and highly technical issues they confront on a daily basis. By providing prudent and knowledgeable counsel, we assist school board members, superintendents, principals, and other school employees with the day to day decisions to proactively resolve disputes and develop plans for future growth and development.

Areas of Practice:
  • Alabama Students First Act
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Alabama Open Meetings Act
  • Employment Termination
  • Student Discipline
  • Due-Process and Equal Protection Claims
  • Special Education Claims
  • Eminent domain proceedings and other real estate transactions
  • Drug-testing policies
  • EEOC Claims
  • Department of Justice Office of Civil Rights inquiries and investigations