LEGAL SERVICES AND PRACTICE AREAS

Our attorneys provide a wide range of legal services to schools, institutions of higher education, local governments, and private entities.  We are experienced practitioners who have earned statewide reputations for legal excellence and personalized, attentive service.

Legal Services

  • Litigation defense in federal court and Texas state court
  • State and federal appeals
  • Administrative hearings
  • Contract negotiation and preparation
  • Business transactions and real estate transactions
  • Policy and handbook development
  • Employee and board member training
  • Employment investigations

Practice Areas

  • Employment law, including hiring, termination, grievances, discipline, tenure, and academic freedom
  • Discrimination and harassment law, including defense of EEOC charges
  • Fair Labor Standards Act and Family Medical Leave Act
  • Business transactions, including bidding, contracts, and construction
  • Real estate transactions and condemnation
  • Constitutional issues, including free speech, religion in schools, and privacy
  • Civil rights law
  • Public law/local government law, including the Open Meetings Act, Public Information Act, and conflict of interest laws
  • Election law and voting rights
  • Law enforcement and the Fourth Amendment
  • Student rights, including student discipline and special education
  • Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act
  • Board governance