Education Law

The law firm of Cannizzo & Chamberlin, PA provides multiple services for educational entities including but not limited to the following practice areas:

  • Consulting, training, compliance, licensure assistance, accreditation assistance and legal services for public and private educational institutions (union and non union) offering Pre-K programs, parochial, elementary, secondary, post secondary and doctoral programs or degrees.

Representation services include but are not limited to the following practice areas:

  • Breach of contract or implied contract claims,
  • Student discipline and grievances ( e.g.. suspension, dismissal, due process issues) including academic and behavioral disciplinary actions;
  • Student policy and procedure development including student catalogs and handbooks; 
  • Faculty and staff relations, contracts, negotiations and collective bargaining;
  • Employee and staff grievances, arbitration, mediation and litigation representation;
  • Corporate governance and compliance;
  • Administrative agency representation before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (e.g. EEOC), Human Rights Boards, licensing boards, Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, Boards of Education and Accreditation Agencies;
  • Litigation defense;
  • Federal and State law compliance and Governmental board and agency oversight of educational institutions;
  • Human resource coordination including policy and procedure development for corporate integration into the educational setting;
  • Consulting, risk assessment and targeted training with access to Cannizzo & Chamberlin Virtual Classroom.
  • Training, consulting and representation services provided have included Academic Freedom, FERPA, HIPAA, Privacy in the new Millennium, Federal and State Contract Compliance, Federal and State law and litigation defense, employment claims litigated in both state and federal court, Student Rights and Responsibilities, Title VII, VI, IX, IV, III, II, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and  licensure and accreditation assistance.

8759 SW 53rd Street, Cooper City, FL 33328
Phone/Fax: (954)680-1699

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