Did you ever wish you had someone to sit on your side of the table? Not just a... more
Did you ever wish you had someone to sit on your side of the table? Not just a lawyer. Not just someone with first-hand experience teaching kids with disabilities. But also a passionate advocate for your childs needs. Well, youve finally found one me, Allison Hertog. I am one of only a handful of professionals in the country who has both a Masters degree in special education and is a lawyer. ... view profile
I grew up in East Tennessee/Southwest Virginia in a small twin city, Bristol. After... more
I grew up in East Tennessee/Southwest Virginia in a small twin city, Bristol. After graduating from Bristol Tennessee High School in 1981 I attended The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where I graduated, with highest honors, in 1985. My majors were Philosophy and English and my minor was Political Science. I was a member of the Phi Kappa Tau social fraternity and the Phi Beta Kappa honor s... view profile
Education laws relate to how our schools operate. They cover matters like educational standards, school district and school board authority, student attendance, discipline, and dress code requirements. An education lawyer advises school districts and school boards and represents them in disputes with students, teachers, and parents. Education lawyers also represent parents who have issues with their children's education. For example, if you think your child has been improperly suspended from school, an education lawyer will help you determine if challenging the suspension is within your legal rights.