About Andrew Tatgenhorst

Legal Assistant: Kristy Alonzo | 512-615-2350 | kalonzo@thompsonhorton.com

Andrew has spent the entirety of his legal career in school law, serving the needs of school districts in a variety of capacities. His enduring passion for this field stems from his unwavering commitment to those dedicated to the future of Texas public schools and our children.

Andrew focuses his practice on the representation of school districts, and other educational entities, in all aspects of school law with particular emphasis on special education and disability law. He serves as general counsel to numerous school clients, delivering effective counsel on a wide variety of legal issues as the need arises. He also serves as special education counsel, where he regularly attends Admission, Review, and Dismissal meetings and represents schools in special education mediations, due process hearings, agency complaints, and court proceedings.

Prior to representing school districts, Andrew was a legal editor with LRP Publications; the leading national resource for special education conferences, trainings, and publications. In that role he was tasked with monitoring trends in special education law and developing educational content for school administrators and lawyers, including authoring numerous books and articles.

In addition to his work with Texas public schools, Andrew also serves as General Counsel to several stand-alone Library Districts established through the Texas Local Government Code.


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