Thompson & Horton attorneys have decades of experience helping schools navigate the intricacies of special education law, which is highly complex, ever-changing, and often fraught with emotion. Attorneys Thompson & Horton have mastered the nuances of special education law and are especially skilled at translating the law’s detailed requirements into action within the classroom. In addition to being seasoned lawyers, many of us are former educators. We not only “talk the talk” but many have “walked the walk.”
Our attorneys represent school districts in all matters regarding students with disabilities, including:
- Attendance and consultation in preparation for ARD committee and Section 504 meetings
- Representation during mediations, hearings under the IDEA and Section 504, and state and federal court
- Hands-on training in all areas of special education and disability law
- In-service presentations to school employees
- Development of inter-local agreements and procedures to implement the IDEA and Section 504
- Working with clients to impact legislation at the state and federal level
We advise administrators and board members on the status of the law, alternatives available, and associated risks. Our philosophy is to provide school districts with the maximum flexibility in making decisions so they can best fulfill their mission.
Our peers in the education law community regularly recognize our team’s experience in special education law. The National School Boards Association regularly selects our attorneys to train our peers on special education issues through its National Council of School Attorneys conferences. Our attorneys are also regularly selected to speak for LRP Publications special education conferences. For more information about our firm’s services, visit our website at www.thompsonhorton.com.