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Independent School Districts

Serving Texas public schools, independent school districts, community colleges and education service centers.

The Firm’s attorneys actively represent some of Texas’ finest independent school districts. Our attorneys are often selected as insurance defense counsel by insurance companies and insurance pools. We are members of the Texas Council of School Attorneys and the National Council of School Attorneys. We provide general school law and other school related legal services, litigation and defense work for numerous independent school districts throughout Texas. Our attorneys have a track record of successful litigation for our school district clients in both state and federal courts, before the Texas Commissioner of Education and before state and federal administrative agencies.

We can assist our school district clients in a broad array of legal issues including:

  • Bond Counsel and Public Finance
  • TEA Compliance and Appeals
  • Construction and Real Estate
  • Business Services – Including Procurement, Contract Drafting and Review
  • Student Discipline Issues and Student Rights
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Compliance
  • Special Education and Section 504 Law, Mediations, Due Process Hearings, Federal Court Litigation and Federal Appeals
  • State and Federal Civil Litigation
  • General Liability and Claims for Damages Representation
  • Administrative Grievances and Hearings (Staff, Parents, Student, Public)
  • Policy Development
  • Elections, Voting Rights and Ethics
  • Open-meetings, Open Records, and Freedom of Information Act
  • Civil Rights Litigation and Constitutional Claims