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Reminger’s Education Law Liability Practice Group attorneys represent a wide array of educational clients and institutions, including boards of education, faculty, school districts, private schools, career/technical schools, information technology centers, colleges and universities. From compliance to litigation, our strength in this arena is underscored by our sixty-years of experience in all areas of civil litigation. Our goal is to provide high-quality legal services to assist our educational and non-profit clients resolve their legal entanglements.

Experienced in employment law issues, we handle claims in both state and federal courts alleging discrimination including age, race, gender, religion, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Title VII.  We defend educators against civil rights violations claims, search and seizure, excessive force, and 42 U.S. Code, Section 1983 actions – both in their professional and individual capacities. Our attorneys assist in navigating complex disputes arising under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act as well as other Ohio and federal laws. 

We handle all manner of claims from negligence, premises liability and facilities construction to Constitutional claims including due process, search and seizure and First Amendment actions. 

We also offer support in real estate transactions including acquisition, leasing, land use, development laws and financing of property as well as consulting in intellectual property and cyber risk.     

The Education Law Practice Group is focused on the unique set of challenges facing educators. Our depth of resources is underscored by the varied practice areas in which our attorneys frequently practice.

REPRESENTATIVE RESULTS

Successfully defended college against claims that its Board of Trustees mismanaged endowment funds.

Obtained summary judgment in a wrongful discharge and retaliation claim based on age and race brought by a school administrator.

Litigated claims against teacher and school board alleging violations of 42 U.S. Code, Section 1983 in school discipline dispute.

Defended school board against alleged violations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Worked with charter school to develop employee manuals.

Obtained favorable pre-suit resolution of divisive sexual assault claim against school counselor.