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School & Education Law

McNeely Stephenson represents school boards and employers across Indiana. Given the fact that schools are held under such close scrutiny, it is imperative that they adhere to state and federal laws. McNeely Stephenson counsels school districts in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.

Along with this scrutiny often comes the need to defend the decisions made by school boards and administrators working in the scope of their employment. That is why it is so important to hire an experienced school law firm who is knowledgeable and capable. At McNeely Stephenson, we are involved in daily school corporation decisions that impact a wide range of legal issues.

Our attorneys act as general litigation counsel for numerous schools districts, representing them in disputes and counseling them about the best course of action for resolving conflicts quickly. Additionally, when a matter turns into litigation, we have experienced trial attorneys ready to assist.

We assist schools with a variety of legal matters, including:

  • Employment & Labor Law;
  • Hiring and firing teachers and administrators;
  • Suspending and expelling pupils;
  • Special needs students;
  • Contractual issues;
  • Policy development;
  • Governance;
  • Constitutional issues; and
  • Civil rights matters.

Contact us to discuss how we can help you.