Austin Education Law

Defending Texas students and faculty serving Austin. Contact the firm at (972) 295-9575.

Austin Education Law Attorney

Austin Education Law Attorney

Education law in Texas impacts students, faculty and educational institutions located in Austin. Most people in Austin have minimal or no contact with the disciplinary system of school districts, colleges and universities. However, each year, students and faculty in Austin will be subject to Texas educational disciplinary proceedings. While Administrative Law procedures vary, each school district, college, and university disciplinary hearing in Austin arises from the same basic principles of Texas Administrative Law. The Texas Educational Law disciplinary process in Austin is complex, procedural and time consuming. Individuals and entities in Austin facing a Texas Education Law disciplinary proceeding should seek legal representation from a Texas Education Law Attorney serving Austin. The firm provides representation in the following Texas Education Law matters in Austin:

  • Austin Business School Disciplinary Hearing
  • Austin College & University Student Disciplinary Hearing
  • Austin College & University Faculty Disciplinary Hearing
  • Austin Dental School Disciplinary Hearing
  • Austin Fraternity & Sorority Disciplinary Hearing
  • Austin Law School Disciplinary Hearing
  • Austin Medical School Disciplinary Hearing
  • Austin Pharmacy School Disciplinary Hearing
  • Austin School District Expulsion Hearing
  • Title IX Hearing

Austin Student & Faculty Disciplinary Defense Attorney

For Austin students and faculty, the Texas Education Law disciplinary process is daunting. In most situations, the school district, college or university in Austin will open an inquiry or investigation. Subsequent to the completion of the investigation, the Austin school district, college or university will propose a settlement, or proceed to a formal disciplinary action. Formal disciplinary actions can often result in probation, suspension or expulsion from the educational institution. In most Texas Education Law disciplinary matters, the student or faculty member will have the right to a Hearing before a Hearing Officer or Hearing Panel. In some instances, the student or faculty member can reach a settlement with the Austin education entity prior to the Hearing. If the matter proceeds to Hearing, the student or faculty member can often appeal the decision to a governing body of the Austin educational institution. A student or faculty member may also be able to file an Appeal to District Court. The firm represents students and faculty members in the following causes of Austin student and faculty discipline include:

  • Academic Dishonesty
  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Building Code Violations
  • Cheating
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Cyber Sexual Bullying
  • Date Rape
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Drug Dealing
  • Drug Use
  • Fighting
  • Hazing
  • Hate Crimes
  • Health Code Violations
  • Intimidation
  • Municipal Code Violations
  • Noise Complaints
  • Obscene Behavior
  • Off Campus Misconduct
  • Partying
  • Philanthropy Violations
  • Plagiarism
  • Poor Academic Performance
  • Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of a Knife
  • Prostitution
  • Providing Alcohol to Minors/Underage students
  • Public Intoxication
  • Racial Discrimination
  • Rape
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Risk Management Violations
  • Rush Rule Violations
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Battery
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Threats
  • Trespass
  • Underage Consumption of Alcohol
  • Unregistered Event With Alcohol
  • Vandalism
  • Weapons Possession

Austin students and faculty facing school district, college or university disciplinary action need a Texas Student & Faculty Disciplinary Defense Lawyer serving Austin for representation.

Austin Education Law Risk Management Lawyer

Students, faculty, fraternities, sororities and other organizations are often the subject of disciplinary action by Austin school districts, colleges and universities. School district, college or university disciplinary action in Austin can result in probation, suspension or expulsion from the Austin educational institution. Texas Administrative Law governs Texas Education Law disciplinary proceedings against students, faculty and college organizations in Austin. Most Austin college and university disciplinary proceedings involve an investigation, pre Hearing process and Hearing. One way to reduce the risk of student and faculty disciplinary proceedings at Austin school districts, colleges and universities is through Risk Management. Risk Management is a comprehensive area of Texas Education Law that can help prevent or mitigate disciplinary action against Austin students and faculty. Student and faculty organizations in Austin should seek consultation from a Texas College and University Risk Management Attorney serving Austin. Risk management presentation topics can include:

  • Alcohol
  • Discrimination (Ethnic Discrimination, Racial Discrimination & Religious Discrimination)
  • Drugs & Narcotics
  • Hazing
  • Sex Crimes
  • Social Media
  • Technology
  • Texas Criminal Law
  • Texas Education Law
  • Title IX