Cantey Hanger has a history of representing School Districts through decades of complex school law issues. Today’s issues call for innovative counsel to deal with urban, suburban and rural schools.

Cantey Hanger attorneys bring decades of experience to assist in counseling their school law clients.  An ounce of prevention in the education industry is often worth more than spending tax dollars on a cure. Our work with school districts involves analysis and negotiation to resolve expensive future disputes. Cantey Hanger attorneys have served as former classroom teachers, outside general counsel and sat on and led governing boards, giving them an understanding of the proper focus for our education clients as they manage risks.

Whether a school district needs to negotiate administrator contracts, review Chapter 21 contract employees, negotiate for land purchases or oil and gas leases, investigate civil rights allegations or counsel on the next bond issuance, Cantey Hanger attorneys are seasoned by years of experience not only in the boardroom, but also in the courtroom to support the needs of our superintendent, administrator and school district clients.

Cantey Hanger attorneys are experienced in a wide array of school law issues, including:

  • Trustee/Superintendent Representation
  • Contract disputes
  • Grievances
  • Contract Terminations
  • Educator Evaluations
  • Educator/Administrator Certification Training
  • School Site Development
  • Employment
  • Bonds
  • Litigation