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Legal Representation for Schools

Wolcott Rivers Gates regularly counsels school boards and administrators in connection with legal issues specific to our education system.

Our attorneys handle a variety of education & school law issues including:

  • School board governance

  • School board policy interpretation

  • Investigate complaints of illegal harassment, discrimination and bullying

  • Protect student’s FERPA rights

  • Respond to FOIA requests

  • Address concerns relating to Special Education Law

  • Review student and employee disciplinary actions for compliance with state and federal law

  • Provide guidance to administrators in the areas of FMLA/ADA Compliance.

  • Serve as an advocate for school boards, individual school board members, administrators, and other employees

Legal Issues Relating to School Law