Education Law

Led by attorney John Stanek, our firm’s education law department assists and advocates for educational institutions addressing cutting-edge issues concerning the complex and constantly evolving state and federal bodies of education law.  The firm represents school districts in El Paso County and throughout the state.

Orten Cavanagh Holmes & Hunt, LLC is dedicated to providing wise, high-quality legal counsel, preventative practices, and innovative and effective solutions to schools as they navigate and meet the demands of this important work.  School leaders are focused on serving students to learn and thrive. We provide legal support in all matters from mediation to litigation to help them do so. This representation includes the areas of:

  • general school board representation such as open meeting laws, policy development, real estate acquisitions and other related matters
  • counsel for school district leadership and school staff on school finance, employment matters, contracts, constitutional law, election issues, and litigation including state and federal appellate work
  • assisting executive leadership with employee and student challenges
  • advising district leadership and school staff on IDEA special education, Section 504/ADA, Title IX, and Title VII matters
  • guiding and litigating student truancy and student discipline including expulsions

Our attorneys are available for, and frequently provide, in-person and webinar workshops for board members, administrators, and staff.

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