I have been working on behalf of individuals with disabilities and their families for over 30 years. I have direct personal experience with family members with disabilities and have lived through those pressures and triumphs. I believe strongl...
Practice areas & skills: Education, Health Care, Civil Rights
I received my bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware and graduated from University of Illinois College of Law. Before becoming a lawyer I spent seven years as an active duty naval officer, completing tours on a destroyer, a minesweeper...
Practice areas & skills: Education, Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy & Debt, Litigation, Probate
Low-cost legal help for families and advice for non-profits
Practice areas & skills: Education, Divorce & Separation, Estate Planning, Adoption
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.