School Law

School Law

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At Lynch Dallas, P.C. we focus on developing strong relationships with administrators and school board members to fully understand their school district’s needs and the changing landscape and expanding opportunities they may be encountering. We have found that over time our team frequently becomes an integral and trusted part of a school district’s leadership and management team.

Our attorneys strive to give advice that is timely, thorough, thoughtful, and considers the specific needs and interests of each school district.  We represent a broad spectrum of school districts, from districts in the Urban Eight to smaller districts across the state of Iowa. We also keep our clients updated on emerging issues through workshops and in-service programs tailored to their specific concerns.

Our School Law practice includes:

  • Administrative Proceedings before the Iowa Department of Education, the Public Employment Relations Board, the Board of Educational Examiners, the ICRC, the EEOC, and other state and federal agencies
  • Building and Construction Matters
  • Competitive Bidding
  • Contract Drafting, Interpretation, and Administration
  • Discrimination, Bullying, and Harassment Claims
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employee Evaluation, Discipline, and Termination
  • Finance Matters including Tax Levies; Continuing Disclosure Filings; Local, State and Federal Funding; and State and Federal Grants and Tax Budgets
  • Grievances and Arbitrations
  • Grievance and Interest Arbitrations
  • Negotiations and Collective bargaining
  • Open Meetings and Open Records
  • Personnel Policies and Job Descriptions
  • Policy Formulation, Revision, and Implementation
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Records and Subpoena Responses
  • School Administrator Contracts
  • Special Education Matters
  • Student Attendance
  • School Election Law
  • Student Conduct and Discipline
  • Title IX Compliance
  • Wrongful Termination Defense
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