Education Law

The attorneys at DPMC are experienced in all aspects of education law and have provided general and litigation counsel to public and private K-12 schools, specialty educational institutions, and community college districts. DPMC attorneys have advised and litigated in a variety of areas including:

  • Certificated and classified employment issues
  • Discrimination and harassment
  • School financing and bonds
  • Facilities and building
  • Ethics training
  • Dismissals and discipline
  • Office for Civil Rights (OCR) claims/hearings
  • Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) claims/hearings
  • Special education
  • Campus safety
  • Student rights and discipline
  • Title V and Title IX
  • Brown Act
  • California Public Records Act
  • Government claims and liability

In addition, DPMC attorneys are frequent speakers at local and state education conferences and seminars including presenting annually at the Association of Chief Human Resource Officers “ACHRO” for community colleges.