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Education & School Law

A full service, civil-practice law firm, Hufford, Horstman, Mongini, Parnell & Tucker, P.C. has developed a statewide reputation in the area of education law. For 40 years, we have represented public school districts, as well as grant, BIA, charter, and private schools. 

 

Advice & Representation

We represent schools before the Department of Justice, Office of Civil Rights, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Office of Navajo Labor Relations, Navajo Nation Labor Commission, U.S. Department of Education, Arizona State Department of Education, Arizona State Board of Education, and other agencies. Hufford, Horstman, Mongini, Parnell & Tucker, P.C. also represents schools and school districts in tribal, state, and federal courts. We offer experience in a variety of matters, including:

  • Employment and personnel issues
  • Student discipline
  • Civil rights issues
  • Special education and other student matters
  • Open meeting law
  • Due process hearings
  • School district audits
  • Purchasing and procurement
  • Alternative project-delivery methods
  • Contracts for architects, contractors, and project managers 
  • Contractor-at-risk contracts

 

Policy & Legislation

We help school governing boards draft, review, and interpret policies.

 

Training

Hufford, Horstman, Mongini, Parnell & Tucker, P.C. trains school boards, administrators, and staff on education law, policy implementation, and other matters.