Little Rock (501) 374-0200
Education Law

The firm has represented numerous central and south Arkansas school districts in federal and state court litigation involving desegregation, employment law and contracts and in administrative proceedings before the Arkansas Department of Education regarding student residency disputes and Act 60 consolidations. We advise school districts regarding school choice, legal transfers, compliance with desegregation plans, academic distress, fiscal distress, and other federal and state laws applicable to Arkansas school districts. We provide guidance on employee discipline and termination issues in compliance with the Arkansas Teacher Fair Dismissal Act and the Public School Employee Fair Hearing Act. We also assist school districts regarding the development of certified and classified personnel policies and employee and student handbooks.