Compensatory Education
Disability Discrimination

Advocates For Students
and Families

At the School Law Center, we have successfully represented

students and their parents

in many areas of school and education law. We are experienced and caring attorneys ready to help your child and family solve a variety of legal problems. We work on special education problems, including due process hearings, state complaints, mediation, conciliation conferences, informal and formal negotiations and planning. We attend IEP Team meetings with you and provide legal advice and consultation customized to your needs.  We are experienced in all levels of court appeals in state and federal courts including the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Our lawyers have helped students and families with special education issues, including:

  • Patterns of unfair discipline
  • Academic struggles and failure
  • Transition planning and services for post-high school success
  • Assessment and evaluation needs
  • Early childhood special education
  • Initial evaluation and eligibility questions
  • Section 504 v. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

School and Education Law

Our attorneys

also have significant experience in other areas of school and education law, including:

  • Bullying and harassment, including sexual harassment,       disability harassment and racial harassment
  • Juvenile delinquency defense from school referrals
  • Truancy and attendance problems
  • Discipline problems, including suspensions, expulsions, transfers, seclusion and restraint
  • Discrimination, including Section 504, ADA, Minnesota Human Rights Act, and other civil rights claims for equity in education
  • Sports and activities eligibility and participation, including Title IX, Minnesota State High School League, and securing the  accommodations and modifications for equal participation by all students with disabilities
  • Testing accommodations requests and appeals
  • College and post-secondary accommodations and discipline
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452 Selby Avenue, Second Floor East
St. Paul, Minnesota
Telephone: (651) 222-6288
Fax: (651) 222-7193
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