At Tully Rinckey, our New York City education law attorneys have experience representing both parents and students as well as educators and districts across the New York metropolitan area, including but not limited to Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Long Island.
Experienced and Knowledgeable Manhattan Education Lawyers
When it comes to assessing the unique challenges that come with addressing what students, parents, educators, and administrators face, the New York City education law attorneys at Tully Rinckey stand out by having a deep and thorough understanding of our state’s ever-increasingly complex education environment.
From elementary schools to universities, both private and public, our attorneys have seen cases like yours and will utilize our vast experience in education law to defend your interests and achieve your goals. We have seen many individuals try to “go it alone” when it comes to addressing issues that they or their students are facing, and unfortunately, due to the differences in how academic proceedings are handled, they often suffer because of it. If you find yourself at odds with a school, you need an experienced ally who will help you keep track of the various deadlines and navigate the complex hearing processes so that you can maintain your educational career.
How We Can Help
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
Our attorneys also have experience with discrimination and misconduct matters. Having assisted clients with public-school superintendent’s hearings and facing college/university disciplinary committees, our attorneys have a clear understanding of how these processes work and the quick timeframes they operate in. We also have experience with Title IX investigations/hearings.
Why You Need A New York City Education Law Attorney
Disciplinary hearings and other school-related conduct matters are frequently handled in a manner comparable to a traditional court hearing or trial, with the key difference being that these hearings are not legally obligated to follow the traditional court rules.
As such, the accused is not always considered innocent until proven guilty, and while schools typically provide some form of due process to the student, in practice it isn’t always so. Due to the pressure schools face to maintain a reputation, along with their familiarity with review board processes, students are often thrust onto the back foot, being dispensed judgment before they can get their bearings.
Even outside of disciplinary matters, students face similar disadvantages when it comes to academic progression disputes or ADA problems. Without the assistance of an experienced education law attorney, these students might either be unable to mount a successful dispute or, worse, be forced to accept the student’s fate without being able to file a disagreement.
Contact Our Experienced Education Lawyers Today
Tully Rinckey’s attorneys are here to assist you, no matter what problem you are facing. Our qualified and experienced attorneys will handle your case with the utmost regard and attention. We defend the rights of students and educators throughout New York State, and we will fight to keep you in school. Allow us to assist you today.
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