Education and School Law

Our firm has an extensive and comprehensive practice in the area of education and school law. We have the privilege of representing and counseling Kansas public school districts in a variety of areas including:

  • Employment law

Teacher tenure, Employment contracts, and Due Process law, Evaluations, Americans with Disabilities Act – ADA, Family and Medical Leave Act – FMLA, Civil Rights Laws, Age Discrimination in Employment Act – ADEA, Fair Labor Standards Act – FLSA, Wage and Hour

  • Student suspension and expulsion law

  • Discrimination law

  • Acquisition and sale of real and personal property

  • Negotiation of vendor contracts

  • Kansas Open Meetings Act – KOMA

  • Kansas Open Records Act – KORA

  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act – FERPA

  • Special Education

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act – IDEA, Disabled Students, Section 504

  • The Elementary and Secondary Education Act

  • Harassment and discrimination investigations

  • Elections

  • Board policy development

  • Equal Access Act

  • Labor and Negotiations – Professional Negotiations Act

  • Religious issues