Our attorneys work alongside private K-12 educational institution clients to provide customized solutions for your legal challenges. With our extensive experience and trusted guidance addressing various challenges within independent school systems, your school will have the support it needs during unprecedented times.
What we offer:
We provide legal support to private independent K-12 schools, pre-schools, and childcare facilities
We will provide you with the assistance you need as your advocate and experienced advisor to help you navigate the legal issues that impact your educational community.
Education law refers to legal assistance and guidance associated with cases concerning education and educational institutions. This area of law deals with a wide range of issues that pertain to students, teachers, schools, colleges, and universities. Education law can come from various support sources, including lawyers, legal organizations, and advocacy groups.
Our lawyers and firm possess extensive and diverse capabilities developed from working with independent schools across Florida. Our Education group unites lawyers from various disciplines from ZKS LAW. Our legal team collaborates effectively to provide optimal and efficient representation for our clients with specialized technical expertise and relevant industry experience to guide your School across all its business needs.
Representation experience by our team of attorneys
Independent schools are businesses with distinct issues. Our team of attorneys understands the issues unique to private education and provides the legal support you need to navigate the school’s business while remaining true to your core values as an institution.
Our experienced team of employment lawyers can advise your HR professional on hiring, background checks/screening, terminations, separation agreements, medical leaves, wage and hour, proper exempt/non-exempt classification of employees, faculty contracts, employee discipline, and compliance with all state and federal employment laws. We represent clients in state and federal court and before federal agencies like EEOC and OSHA.
We assist schools in all employee and student relations aspects, including reviewing and revising employee/student policies/handbooks, drafting and reviewing contracts, advising on benefits and related issues, and defending schools in related litigation and administrative matters. Our knowledge of “best practices” from the industry can help you position your school to prevent the most common types of claims.
We handle high-profile, in-the-media investigations into accusations of current or historical misconduct or allegations of harassment/discrimination. Our attorneys work with your in-house or outside PR professionals to handle community communication, media requests, and to maintain relationships with key stakeholders during times of crisis. Our confidential advice helps schools navigate the most challenging times.
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