Education lawyers represent school districts and school boards in disputes with students, teachers, and parents, and they also help parents who have issues with their child’s education. If you believe a school has violated your rights regarding your child's disabilities, or your child has been bullied or unfairly disciplined, then you need an attorney experienced in the legal system's application to schools. Your attorney will understand your school district’s law and evaluate your legal choices and advise you on the best strategy to take.
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Healthcare attorneys can help you get the medical treatment you need. If you need medical care, a health care attorney can discover the services available to you and how you can pay for them, including advice on how Medicaid, Medicare, and private medical insurance plans affect your choices.
Civil rights lawyers can also be referred to as discrimination attorneys and are experts at handling cases involving discrimination based on gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual preference. Civil rights attorneys will protect your constitutional rights as an individual. If you feel your personal freedom has been violated, you should contact a civil rights attorney who can advise you of your rights under federal and state law.
Discrimination is prohibited by federal law. If you have been treated differently or singled out for unfair distinction based on ethnicity, age, religion, weight, or military status, you have faced workplace discrimination and will want to seek the help of a discrimination lawyer. A discrimination attorney can show you a path of recourse and help you understand the legal options available to you.
Government attorneys or regulatory lawyers either work for the government or in the private sector, assisting people with their interactions with the government. The most common issues involving the government are taxes and public education. Under the category of government lawyers also fall public interest attorneys, who focus on areas where large groups of individuals are affected by government regulation, such as anti-discrimination laws.