K-12 And Higher Education Legal Matters
At Griffin Newell, LLC, we naturally attract clients who value thoughtful attorney-client collaboration as much as we do. This approach is especially valuable in education matters. In our initial conversations with you about educational concerns, we will listen carefully and take the time to discover what you care about most.
Navigating Colorado School Problems And Protecting Student Rights
Our Colorado law firm offers personalized counsel in pursuit of customized solutions in education law matters and related issues. Attorney Kathryn Newell’s professional path has included extensive work helping low-income parents of children with disabilities navigate educational systems. Kathryn Newell has also worked with adult students to resolve problems in a higher education setting. Today, at Griffin Newell, LLC, the patient, attentive approach is a hallmark of the practice, encompassing many education law matters such as:
- Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
- Section 504 Plans
- Disability discrimination
- Racial discrimination
- Gender discrimination and Title IX
- School discipline in K-12
- School bullying, including social media bullying
- Higher education dismissals and other sanctions
- Residency issues in higher education
- Concerns about educational records
The beauty of working with a small, local law firm like ours is the opportunity for truly customized legal counsel. Our clientele – like patients who appreciate seeing doctors who will take time to listen and answer questions – appreciate our tailor-made counsel. Although we are based in Denver, we are able to help families and adult students throughout Colorado.
Special Education K-12
Does your child have a disability and their needs are not being met in school? This can be a very challenging situation. We help parents get appropriate special education services for their child. We also represent parents in dispute resolution procedures with school districts regarding special education matters.
School Discipline K-12
Is your teenager on the verge of being expelled? Are they not receiving the services that they need? We want to help you resolve such problems with as little disruption to your child’s education as possible. In some situations, there may be additional legal protections for students with disabilities who are facing a school discipline matter. We are ready to help you in school discipline matters.
What Our Client Focus Can Mean For You
Griffin Newell, LLC, is here for you. We understand that accessibility can be a problem for many people who need a lawyer’s help. We make every effort to keep the doors open for those who will benefit most from our advice and representation. These efforts include:
- Flexible schedules for consultation
- Reasonable legal fees, with payment plans as necessary and appropriate
- Careful explanations in plain English of laws and processes
When you meet with a lawyer at our firm, we will do our best to listen closely and answer your questions about education law. You can expect to learn about your options, realize you are truly heard, prepare to make informed decisions and in general, get a head start on creative, workable solutions to your school-related challenges. Schedule an initial consultation to discuss your concerns and options. Call 720-727-9363 or email us for a prompt response.