Education Law deals with the representation of teachers and administrators through collective bargaining process, hearings and appeals including 3020a hearing; representation of students in discharge and disciplinary proceedings from colleges and universities, representation of children with special needs at IEP meetings, Due Process Hearings and Appeals to Federal Court; representation of student with special needs including seeking test accommodations and challenging revocation of SAT and ACT test scores.
In today’s times there are more zero-tolerance policies in schools and universities and a large number of students who are being identified in need of special education services. Thus issues in education law are becoming more common and complex in public schools and universities. Stew Karlin has earned a NYC reputation for his work in the area of education law, being involved in numerous landmark legal decisions which have helped shape public education in the City of New York. Stew has dealt with special education issues, wrongful firing, misconduct, student discipline, school-related litigation, appellate work and more.
Education law is also called “School Law” by some individuals. Both terms focus on the same branch of law which focuses on laws and regulations that govern all aspects of state and federal education. These refer to both K-12 education as well as colleges and university education laws and regulations.
Experienced New York Education Lawyer
Attorney Stew Karlin has represented numerous education law cases representing clients who had conflicts with schools and universities in the state of New York. Below is a sample of news articles where attorney Stew Karlin represented his NYS clients.