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Education Law Practice Area

Bone McAllester Norton’s Education Law attorneys understand the unique legal issues our public and private schools, colleges, and universities face today. Our attorneys advise educational institutions on legal matters impacting school operations on a day-to-day basis so that our clients can focus their time, attention, and effort on educating students. Through our comprehensive understanding of state and federal law, policies, and regulations, we provide clients with strategic, practical advice that is tailored to the educational setting. We have handled disputes in all federal and state courts and are well-versed in the substantive legal and procedural issues that arise in the context of education litigation, including administrative actions. It is our goal, of course, to keep our clients out of court, and thus we work with them in day-to-day decision-making, whether it involves employee and student training, policy development, discipline or terminations.

Our education law experience includes:

  • School board and university policies and handbooks
  • Employment of licensed and classified employees
  • Executive Compensation (tenured, non-tenured, and government)
  • Employee Contracts
  • Faculty, employee and student discipline
  • Faculty, employee and student rights
  • Title IX compliance and investigations
  • Bullying and Hazing investigations
  • Special Education
  • Disability Accommodation
  • First Amendment issues
  • Harassment & Discrimination
  • Office of Civil Rights Complaints and Investigations
  • Tort liability
  • School Finance and Taxation
  • Construction and Real Estate Holdings
  • Charitable Giving
  • Labor Relations
  • Assistance with Accrediting Agencies and Reviews for Reaffirmation of Accreditation
  • Board Governance
  • Employee Benefits
  • Training
  • Vendor Agreements
  • James A. Crumlin, Jr.

  • Mandy Strickland Floyd

  • Samuel (Sam) L. Jackson

  • Stacey Garrett Koju

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