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Education Law Attorneys New York, Conneticut and New Jersey Education Law Attorneys

Quality education is a key to the future of this country, and many specific education-related issues intersect with employment and labor laws. The firm founder once worked for the General Counsel at the Board of Education in New York City, and our team has significant experience working with educational institutions, professors, teachers and students. We are education law advocacy attorneys.

Student Rights And Advocacy

BLG represents students charged with violation of codes of conduct or dealing with expulsion, securing their degrees or licenses and accommodative needs. We help students in the administrative process when possible, and often with the Office of Civil Right or even in court. Our goal is to make sure they are getting solid and fair value for their educational investment and helping them make the right decisions in order to attain educational goals.

Teachers Rights And Advocacy

BLG represents tenured and non-tenured teachers, professors and other important workers in the educational setting. We can negotiate individual agreements and contracts or assist with collective bargaining for group rights.

We can help with:

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Employment Contracts
  • Dismissal Hearings & Appeals
  • Tenure and Seniority Issues
  • Whistleblower Protection
  • Discrimination Claims
  • Constitutional & Civil Rights Claims - Due Process, First Amendment and Equal Protection

Education Institution Representation

BLG provides legal and advisory services to private and public educational institutions on a variety of constitutional, educational and labor and employment issues. The challenges for such institutions are growing by the day as education evolves. We help with:

  • Professional Development – Anti-discrimination training programs for staff and administrators
  • Free Speech policy guidance
  • Religion in Schools
  • Rights to Privacy
  • Civil Rights
  • Disability Advocacy
  • Student Discipline and rights
  • Policy Development
  • School Board Governance
  • Employee Contracts
  • Tenure hearings and administration
  • Termination
  • Grievances
  • Employment Benefits