Education Attorney Job Description

'An Education attorney is a lawyer who handles legal matters related to education matters. They interpret and render advice on laws and regulations that pertain to schools, students, parents, teachers, supervisors, school boards and school districts. Education law is interdisciplinary and includes aspects of constitutional law, municipal law and labor and employment law. Examples of education law matters include ensuring school districts comply with laws regarding education plans for disabled students and constitutional mandates against discrimination in education.

Here are a few sample education attorney job descriptions:

Education Attorney

Seeking an Education Associate with 3-4 years of experience and a strong knowledge base in the area of special education law. The candidate must be a member in good standing of the New Jersey Bar. Must have a JD degree from an ABA-approved law school and be an active member in good standing of the Bar.

Seeking Attorney with 3+ years' experience in Education, Public Sector and Labor law.

Seeking an Associate for educational law practice representing school districts. Education law course work and/or experience is preferred.

Education Associate

The candidate must have 5+ years of special education law experience. Some general education law experience preferred. Should also have a J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school and be an active member in good standing of the Bar. 

Associate Attorney - Education Law

The candidate should have 3-5 years experience. Education Law experience is preferred, but strong associates with public sector or employment law experience will be considered.

Senior Attorney

The ideal candidate should have experience with education law or work with non-profits, as well as exposure to private middle schools, high schools and universities.CA Bar membership is a must.

Education Associate

The candidate must have 5+ years of special education law experience with some general education law experience preferred. Should have a J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school and be an active member in good standing of the Bar.'


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