Freund, Freeze & Arnold continues to successfully represent
both public and private sector educational institutions. We understand schools are
in the business of education. Thus, we approach our work in this field with the
goal of helping our clients do just that by effectively and efficiently solving
their legal problems, and minimizing the stress and hassle inherent in legal issues.
Although attorneys are often not consulted until a lawsuit has been filed, education
law provides the unique opportunity for our attorneys to assist education clients
by not only solving their immediate problems, but also by providing proactive problem
The firm's experienced education law practice group attorneys handle a variety
of matters, including:
- Civil tort liability, including premises liability, school bus liability, negligent
supervision, sexual harassment and injuries due to the criminal acts of third parties;
- Constitutional issues, including search and seizure in the schools and evaluating
claimed student rights with respect to the First Amendment's provisions for
freedom of speech, freedom of religion and issues regarding separation of church
- Special education due process hearings before independent hearing officers, as well
as during the appellate process;
- Employee relations, including developing student and employee handbooks, policies
and procedures, contract terminations and non-renewals, collective bargaining agreements,
and defense against employment discrimination, wrongful termination and workers?
- Student attendance issues, student dress codes, and student suspension and expulsion,
including temporary restraining order hearings; and
- Public record and open meeting laws.
Freund, Freeze & Arnold possesses vast resources developed
through decades of litigation experience, and we put these resources to work for
our school law clients in all of these areas and others, including construction
law, transportation law and environmental law. With offices in Dayton, Cincinnati
and Columbus, Ohio, as well as Covington, Kentucky, and attorneys licensed in several
states, we use a team approach to efficiently and effectively represent our clients
on a regional basis.
Our Education Law Practice Group attorneys are also available to
address current legal issues for school administrators and teachers through publications,
presentations and seminars throughout the year. Compliance with statutes protecting
students and employees with disabilities, minimizing tort liability and complying
with Ohio employment laws are just a few of the topics we are pleased to present.
Freund, Freeze & Arnold is particularly suited and poised to
serve as general counsel to your educational institution, or special counsel on
specific projects. Please contact any of our Education Law Practice Group attorneys
and let us tell you more about how we can help you get back to the business of education
For more information about the firm's education law services, contact the practice
group chairperson: Ray C. Freudiger at (937) 222-2424 (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org) at our Dayton