Dedicated and Experienced Buffalo Education Lawyers

Our team of Buffalo education lawyers provides comprehensive legal representation to a broad variety of clients, including assisting those in K-12, college, and other graduate programs all across New York State. With diligence, ingenuity, and experience gained through our years of practice, we regular defend the interests of our clients and help them achieve their educational goals.

Our attorneys have handled numerous matters for school officials, districts, and educators, including:

  • Advising and counseling on disciplinary matters
  • Handling parent issues with teachers/faculty
  • Reviewing and formatting superintendent meeting minutes
  • Drafting and revising employee handbooks
  • Representing academies in employment discrimination cases before federal and state courts, the EEOC, and NYS Human Rights Commission
  • Reviewing contracts and agreements involving academies/institutions
  • Communicating with law enforcement on investigations involving teachers

Additionally, our attorneys are familiar with many other aspects of education law, including areas around ADA/special education accommodations. Our attorneys serve as zealous advocates for children with special needs, assisting parents with:

  • Attending IEP meetings with our parent-clients
  • Obtaining remedial education and educational placement
  • Structuring Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) or plans under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (504 Plans)
  • Securing required and/or appropriate evaluations
  • Obtaining speech, occupational, physical therapy, or other special education services
  • Due process Complaints and Hearings
  • Appeals to State Review Officers

Regardless of your education law issue, our attorney can assist you. To learn more about how we can assist with your matter, call or email us today.

Why You Need an Education Law Attorney?

Students facing educational disputes or who are facing disciplinary action rarely know how school hearings operate, and while similar to how traditional courts handle and offer due process, schools are not legally obligated to abide by standard court norms. What this means is that, along with not always being innocent until proven guilty and being unfamiliar with how review boards operate, schools can dispense judgment quickly, before a student can even understand what is going on. This unfortunately leads to many students and parents being unable to mount a successful argument and may be forced to accept a student’s fate without even being able to make a complaint.

By having an ally in this process who is familiar with the school districts of the area and how they operate, you can ensure that you have someone fighting for your goals through the proper channels who has seen cases like yours before.

Why Choose Tully Rinckey?

At Tully Rinckey, our attorneys have defended the rights of students, parents, educators, and districts all across the State and have a comprehensive knowledge of education law. From Title IX and other disciplinary matters to obtaining ADA and other special education accommodations, our firm has seen it all and knows how best to set yourself up to achieve your educational goals.

Our Knowledgeable Buffalo Education Law Attorneys Are Ready To Assist You Today

Regardless of what educational matter you are facing, your needs will receive our highest care and attention, and we will deliver a solution that meets your needs.

To schedule an initial consultation with a member of our experienced team, contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 8885294543 or You can also book your consultation online via the link below.
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When you choose Tully Rinckey PLLC, you aren’t just assigned an attorney. Your legal matter will be cared for by our entire legal team and support staff. With offices throughout the United States, we make sure you receive legal counsel and representation you can trust.

Ethics and Professional Responsibility

At Tully Rinckey, we work relentlessly to ensure our ethical standards and level of professionalism surpass what is expected of us by our clients and the court. Our high ethical principles call us to treat clients with respect, offer affordability to members of the communities we serve, and provide composed and dignified representation.

Our Experience

Our highly knowledgeable law team comes to the table with attorneys who have 20 to 30 years of experience representing hundreds of clients. With hundreds of years of combined experience in appellate, international and U.S. business and corporate commercial law, litigation, criminal law, immigration, bankruptcy, employment law, estate planning, our team has what it takes to ensure your success.

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Our client-centered process is all about communication. During consultations, we teach clients about legal challenges they face and explain options available from their current position. Our attorneys explain how we resolve legal issues for the best possible outcome. We define what the expectations are, create manageable deadlines, and discover evidence to support claims.

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