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Schulman, Lopez, Hoffer & Adelstein, LLP

Schulman, Lopez, Hoffer & Adelstein, LLP

The principal attorneys of Schulman, Lopez, Hoffer & Adelstein, LLP have built their reputations in the school law community on strong and lasting client relationships. The way we implement our representation sets us apart. We work closely with each client providing individualized attention that is responsive to their needs, and we design a relationship from the start that maximizes all of our resources.

The Firm’s charter school practice is diverse and covers these complex legal areas:

  • Charter School Bond Counsel and Public Finance
  • Charter School Employment Law
  • Charter School Governance
  • TEA Compliance and Appeals
  • Non Profit Law
  • Construction and Real Estate
  • Business Services – Including Procurement, Contract Drafting and Review
  • Student Discipline Issues and Student Rights
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Compliance
  • Special Education and Section 504 Law, Mediations, Due Process Hearings, Federal
  • Court Litigation and Federal Appeals
  • State and Federal Civil Litigation
  • General Liability and Claims for Damages Representation
  • Administrative Grievances and Hearings (Staff, Parents, Student, Public)
  • Policy Development
  • Elections, Voting Rights and Ethics
  • Open-meetings, Open Records, and Freedom of Information Act
  • Civil Rights Litigation and Constitutional Claims

We are capable advisors for all aspects of charter school operations from start-up to on-going operations, to appealing Texas Education Agency sanctions, enforcement actions, audits, nonrenewal, revocation and other actions.