Private and public educational institutions need help with legal questions and problems just like any business. They may need real estate or construction advice when seeking to open a new campus or renovate a building. They may need employment law counseling when hiring, firing, or promoting teachers and staff. They might have policies that need to be drafted or reviewed. They may face litigation and need a defense attorney who is knowledgeable about the educational system.
JVAM and its attorneys represent a variety of education clients in Colorado, including colleges, public school districts, and independent schools. Because JVAM is a full-service law firm, its lawyers have experience across a variety of disciplines, meaning education clients can come to us with almost any legal issue and get the answers they need. In addition to our transactional experience with real estate, contract, business, and employment law, our attorneys are proven litigators and have resolved disputes in and out of court.
Some of the services JVAM’s attorneys provide for education clients include:
- Review, advise, and counsel schools on their workplace and classroom procedures and policies
- Draft and review governing documents for school boards, as well as employee handbooks
- Defend schools and administrators, teachers, and staff against litigation claims
- Guidance on real estate, land use, and water rights issues