Areas of Practice

The Firm consults education organizations nationwide and serves as national legal council for many large school networks. The Firm also offers full service bond counsel representation and has a commercial real estate group as well as an extensive portfolio of services.

ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELORS FOR TEXAS NONPROFITS, PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

We represent our clients in both state and federal courts and before state and federal administrative agencies such as the Texas Education Agency, State Board of Education, Texas Attorney General, Texas State Auditor, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Secretary of State, Texas Department of Agriculture, the Texas Workforce Commission, the Texas Commission on Human Rights, the Department of Education/Office of Civil Rights, Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Health & Human Services, Department of Justice and various other federal agencies.

Services

1) Bond Council Services & Public Finance

2) Commercial Litigation & Civil Litigation before all Texas State & Federal Courts

3) Commercial Real Estate – Purchase, Sale, Leasing, Development

4) Construction Law

  • Procurement
  • Contracting
  • Construction and Post Construction
  • Infrastructure Development


5) Contract Law

6) Crisis Communication Services

7) Financial Compliance for Texas Public Schools


8) General Administrative Law

  • Open Records/Public Information
  • Open Meetings
  • Record Retention, FERPA


9) General Government Procedures

10) Nonprofit Corporations

11) Personnel and Employment/Labor Law

  • Staff Training and Development
  • Representation in Contested Matters
  • Employment Litigation


12) Preventive Advice and Counseling & Special Counsel to Boards


13) Public School Law

  • Student Rights and Discipline
  • Student Investigations
  • Free Speech/Religion
  • Nondiscrimination
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Governmental Immunity


14) School Start Up, Growth & Replication

15) Special Education

  • Due Process Hearings and Mediations
  • TEA and OCR Investigations


16) State and Federal Regulations, Guidelines & Administrative Law

Let’s work together!

We are happy to share more about our comprehensive services or send additional materials. Please reach out with questions at info@slh-law.com or 210-538-5385.