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Education Paralegal

Education / School Paralegal and Education / School Legal Document Preparation

A Education / School Paralegal assists an attorney to prepare legal cases. Some common duties of Education / School paralegals include preparing legal documents, conducting witness interviews, investigating facts, performing legal research, drafting pleads and legal briefs, and other tasks to assist the attorney in preparing their casework.

Education laws and regulations, sometimes referred to as School Law, are administered on local, federal and international levels. Education law governs students, teachers, administrators, school board members, and school districts. Education law affects schools, colleges, and universities and concerns issues such as discrimination, special education, student athlete eligibility, student safety, tuition disputes, and religion in schools. If your case involves substantial property, high monetary amount, legal rights, or criminal activity, you should consult Education / School attorney to discuss the legal consequences.

In Education / School matters, Paralegals and LDA's, known as Legal Document Assistants, cannot give legal advice, represent a client in court, or select, explain, draft, or recommend the use of any legal document to or for any person other than the attorney who directs and supervises the paralegal.

However, in several States, Legal Document Assistants (LDA) can prepare legal documents for people doing their own legal tasks. Please consult with the local paralegal to learn what Education / School paralegal services they are authorized to provide in your legal jurisdiction.

A Education / School Paralegal working under supervision and direction of an attorney may gather facts, draft legal documents, and compile technical information for the supervising attorney in Education / School issues involving:

Education laws and regulations monitor the duties, rights, and liabilities of parent, students and schools. Legal Document Assistant specializing in Education might be able to provide assistance on Education issues such as:

Private & Public Schools
Special Education
Home Schooling
Education Standards
Instruction Methods
Students' Rights
Special Needs Education
Teacher Employment
Equal Educational Opportunities Act
Title IX of the Federal Education Amendments of 1972
Americans with Disabilities Act
Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (Idea)

Find Education / School Paralegal and Education / School Legal Document Preparation in the Paralegal Directory.