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Education Law

The attorneys at Roberts & Stevens know the importance of a great education. Therefore, we are dedicated to serving the multifaceted legal needs of both public and private educational institutions. By practicing all aspects of Education Law, we represent many types of educational operations, including public and private colleges, universities, community colleges, and public and private K-12 schools in Western North Carolina. We understand federal and state laws and regulations that govern this wide range of educational institutions.

We advise and assist with policy development, disability law, human relations, student rights and student discipline, residency and admission issues, board of education powers and duties, open meeting laws, public records requests, school budget and finance matters, and teacher nonrenewal and tenure issues. Our education lawyers work with other lawyers within the Firm to provide expertise in specialized legal areas such as tax, employment, intellectual property, and litigation. Together, we devise practical and flexible solutions for the increasingly complex landscape of education law.

Types of clients

  • Community Colleges
  • Private Colleges
  • Private Schools K-12
  • Public Schools K-12
  • Public Universities
  • School Boards, Superintendents and Administrators
  • School Board Foundations