» Blog

Accused of Cheating? Top Three Tips from an Education Law Attorney

Plagiarism, academic dishonesty, falsification of work. Whatever your school calls it is not important. You’ve been accused of cheating. This is one of the most serious accusations that can be made against a student. In many cases, a school can ex… Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog, Education Law

Suing a School For Bullying? How To Strengthen Your Case.

Suing a School For Bullying: Using a Gebser Letter to Strengthen Your Case Bullying and harassment is a very serious problem that continues to affect students. Although there have been strives made to end bullying, it still occurs. Here in Florida, w… Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog, Education Law

How to get an Emotional Support Animal in a HOA

Securing an Emotional Support Animal In a “No-Pets” Condominium or Apartment: Five Important Things to Know. Florida is a wonderful place to live. It is the land of sunshine and oranges. It is also the land of condominiums and apartments. Condo a… Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog

A Cost-Effective Option to Suing a School (But Still Getting What You Want!)

I get numerous calls every week from students who, for one reason or another, want to sue their school. The reasons vary. Some have been kicked out of their program. Others have been suspended or put on probation. Others feel that the school fraudule… Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog, Education Law

The Importance of Good Writing in an Education Law Case

The Pen Can Indeed Be Mightier Than the Sword: The Importance of Good Writing in an Education Law Case In 1839, novelist and playwright Edward Bulwer-Lytton first wrote the English words “The pen is mightier than the sword” in his historical play… Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog, Education Law

How do I defend myself in a college disciplinary hearing? Lawyer Advice.

As an education law attorney, I have dealt with disciplinary hearings. What many students may not know is that it is best to get an education lawyer involved at the beginning of the case. I am currently working with a student who hired me after he de… Read More
Read More
Categories: Education Law

Pet Lemon Law

It’s hard to believe, but November is already here. Forget the turkey, attention is now going to be focused on Christmas. Many people at this time of year think about adding a furry friend to their family. Pets, especially cats and dogs, are a very… Read More
Read More
Categories: Blog

Florida For-Profit Colleges - Tips from an Education Lawyer

This week came the sad, but not so shocking news, that Dade Medical College announced last Friday that it was closing its doors, effective at the end of the day. This had led to thousands of students being left with nothing. Unfortunately, this is no… Read More
Read More
Categories: Education Law

Service Animals in Schools - What You Should Know.

As an education law and animal law attorney, I have received several calls about discrimination against service animals. One particular call was from the mother of a high school student. Her son had been diagnosed with a seizure disorder and recently… Read More
Read More
Categories: Education Law

Top Three Legal Actions for a Lawsuit Against a Private School

I am often contacted by people who have been wronged by a private school that they or their children have attended. Many times people tell me that they want to sue because the student’s due process was violated or their rights were somehow discrimi… Read More
Read More
Categories: Education Law

For More Information

Fill out our online form

Twitter Feed

closeClose