School Law in Vermont

Meub Associates represents public school districts as well as independent schools. We regularly advise and work with our school clients on all types of issues.

Independent & Public School Districts

School law in Vermont touches on aspects from across the legal spectrum.  Whether it is advising independent and public school districts with regards to open meeting and public records laws, representing districts in collective bargaining and labor negotiations, reviewing policies and procedures, or addressing issues and disputes that arise with employees, students, or the public – practicing school law in Vermont requires both a detail oriented approach as well as the flexibility and creativity to adapt and react to the large variety of issues that will come before the school district.

Employee discipline and termination, employee grievances and arbitrations, union issues, workers compensation, Family and Medical Leave Act, disability and discrimination claims, harassment and retaliation; employment policies and handbook/manual. Meub Associates, PLC has also represented school districts before labor arbitrators involving employee discipline and termination.

Discipline, suspension, expulsion, criminal cases, FERPA, harassment, bullying, locker searches, privacy, and security.

Bidding procedures, negotiating and drafting contracts, and insurance issues.

The firm has represented school districts in arbitrations and trials involving employee discipline/termination, construction issues and collection cases. We also work closely with insurance counsel on cases where the insurance policy provides defense.

Open meeting law and school board procedures.

Representation of school districts in labor negotiations with the NEA, AFCSME and other unions.

Application of state and municipal law to schools and school districts.