Education Law

Providing Experience & Expertise to Educational Entities

In an increasingly complex world, the advent of technology, funding constraints and societal changes create a plethora of new legal challenges for educators that require solutions developed through expertise, experience and specialization. The mission of the Education Practice Group of Mickes O’Toole, LLC is to assist and counsel schools in meeting those challenges. Mickes O’Toole, LLC provides clients with the depth and experience of one of the largest and most successful school law groups in the United States.

The Education Law Practice Group represents public schools, private schools, higher education and education-related clients in a wide variety of areas. This includes employment, open meetings and records, purchasing and contracting, policy development, student rights, FERPA, employee benefits, including HIPPA, vocational education, school finance, election law, tort claims, insurance law, personnel matters, real estate, including eminent domain and special education.

Leading the Way in
Education Law

Mickes O’Toole, LLC also provides legal services to universities, colleges and community colleges in a host of areas.

One of the keys to avoiding litigation and controlling expenditures for legal services is awareness of the law and the practical pitfalls that can embroil a district in litigation. Mickes O’Toole, LLC supports school districts through training and education. Firm attorneys have provided annual, full-day school law seminars for more than 30 years.

Specified Areas of Service

Public & Private General Education Law

Higher Education Law Practice

Special Education Law Practice

Civil Rights Practice Group

Education Law Attorneys

Geri Lynn Arrindell

Geri Lynn Arrindell

Wendy D. Boggiano

Wendy D. Boggiano

Patrick J. Brazill

Patrick J. Brazill

Gregory D. DeBeer

Gregory D. DeBeer

Joshua E. Douglass

Joshua E. Douglass

Kathryn B. Forster

Kathryn B. Forster

Heather R. Igoe

Heather R. Igoe

Natalie A. Hoernschemeyer

Natalie A. Hoernschemeyer

Rebecca L. James

Rebecca L. James

Anne R. Kerns

Anne R. Kerns

Jasmine Y. McCormick

Jasmine Y. McCormick

Thomas A. Mickes

Thomas A. Mickes

Brittany L. Newell

Brittany L. Newell

Penney R. Rector

Penney R. Rector

Melanie A. Renken

Melanie A. Renken

Jeffrey A. St. Omer

Jeffrey A. St. Omer

Amanda A. Walker

Amanda A. Walker

Grant Wiens

Grant Wiens

Our team of professionals welcomes
the opportunity to serve your needs.

Education Law Group

Recent News & Articles

50th Anniversary of Title IX: Department of Education Released Proposed Changes

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2022 New Superintendent Boot Camp Date Announced

The date for the 2022 New Superintendent Boot Camp have been set. This years Boot Camp will be on September 13, ...

39th Annual School Law Seminars Announced

Mickes O'Toole is excited to announce the 39th Annual School Law Seminars. This year's dates and locations are ...

Three New Attorneys Join the Mickes O’Toole Team

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