"Special Education Update" ICEC
Newly proposed House Bill 64 would create the "Privacy in the School Setting Act"...
May 8, 2013: Brooke Whitted was featured last night on a CBS Chicago Channel 2 news story chronicling the accounts of two WCT clients plagued by discrimination and the “mean girl” phenomenon in a Chicago suburban school district. Here's a link to the broadcast, investigated by CBS news reporter Dorothy Tucker, below.
Chicago and Northern Illinois Education Law Attorneys
At Whitted, Cleary + Takiff, LLC, we have decades of experience representing parents, mental health and child welfare providers, educational institutions, school districts, professionals, and professional organizations in all areas of education law.
Our attorneys and advocates are a dedicated group of experienced professionals who work as a team to resolve complex problems and to reduce — not generate — conflict. Our focus is to develop efficient, practical and creative resolutions to any education law challenge you are facing.
Our school law practice is extremely broad, encompassing specific legal representation in areas such as special education law, suspension and expulsion, issues related to bullying, child advocacy, litigation, and a wide variety of other related issues. Please feel free to browse our Successes in these various areas.
In addition, for families who are not yet at the point of litigation with their local school districts, WCT offers Educational Advocacy services, where our team of experienced advocates can assist families in procuring more appropriate special education services and placements, related services and measureable goals for their children.
For institutions, we offer legal services in special education law as well as mental health and confidentiality law, contract issues, dispute resolution involving rates, funding, licensure or collections, and a full range of litigation and liability defense. We also offer in-service training related to mental health and education law.
We also represent educational, mental health, disability, and related professionals in IDFPR licensure disputes, education-related labor disputes, issues of confidentiality, and a wide range of contractual issues and litigation.
Contact us through this Web site or by calling 847-564-8662 to speak with a dedicated education lawyer or advocate at Whitted, Cleary + Takiff.