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28 Oct

Adams Stepner attorneys receive favorable school law decision in Campbell Circuit Court

By |October 28th, 2014|News and Updates|

Mary Ann Stewart and Claire Parsons recently were successful in obtaining summary judgment on behalf of the Bellevue Independent Public School District and one of its elementary teachers on a Plaintiff’s claims of negligent supervision.  In Waddell v. Bellevue Independent Public Schools, et. al.  the Plaintiff, a parent of an elementary student, alleged that […]

23 Oct

School Law Update: What is the Big IDEA?

By |October 23rd, 2014|Firm Blog|

Posted by:  Mary Ann Stewart

In education law, IDEA stands for The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.  IDEA is the nation’s federal special education law that ensures public schools serve the educational needs of students with disabilities. The fundamental purpose for IDEA is for School Districts to provide an individualized education for children with educational disabilities in […]

27 Aug

Adams Stepner Attorney Publishes School Law Article in Statewide Legal Magazine

By |August 27th, 2014|News and Updates|

Claire E. Parsons, an Associate in the Government Practice, Civil Litigation, and School Law practice groups, published an article in August in Common Defense, a statewide publication of the Kentucky Defense Council, Inc. entitled Discovering Coverdell: Maximizing Statutory Immunity for School Officials.  The article explained the elements of the Paul C. Coverdell Teacher Liability Protection […]

26 Aug

Adams Stepner partner, Mary Ann Stewart, once again receives national recognition in school law case

By |August 26th, 2014|Local Government Blogs, News and Updates|

Adams Stepner partner, Mary Ann Stewart, receives national recognition for recent favorable decision from Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in special education case. The decision was reported in LRP’s “HotLaw” list. For reprint of article click NW Hotlaw Article.

21 Aug

Adams Stepner attorney, Mary Ann Stewart, receives national recognition in NSBA Legal Clips

By |August 21st, 2014|Local Government Blogs, News and Updates|

Adams, Stepner partner Mary Ann Stewart’s favorable ruling in the Sixth Circuit is receiving national attention in the National School Board Association’s (NSBA) Legal Clips.

Go to the following link to see the online recognition on the NSBA’s website:  Sixth Circuit rules IDEA does not permit reimbursement

 

20 Aug

Adams Stepner attorney, Claire E. Parsons, serving as co-counsel in a school law case, recently received a favorable decision from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in important Special Education case

By |August 20th, 2014|Local Government Blogs, News and Updates|

Adams Stepner attorney, Claire Parsons serving as co-counsel recently received a favorable decision in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of the Boone County School District in N. W by J. W and J. W v. Boone County Bd. of Educ., 114 LRP 36236 (6th Cir. 08/18/14 ).

For the full opinion click on […]

20 Aug

Adams Stepner attorney, Mary Ann Stewart, receives favorable decision from Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Special Education case

By |August 20th, 2014|Local Government Blogs, News and Updates|

Adams, Stepner partner, Mary Ann Stewart, recently received a favorable decision in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of the Boone County School District in N. W by J. W and J. W v. Boone County Bd. of Educ., 114 LRP 36236 (6th Cir. 08/18/14 ).

For the full opinion click on the following link: http://www.ca6.uscourts.gov/opinions.pdf/14a0192p-06.pdf

11 Jun

Adams, Stepner Attorney Publishes Article on How to Tackle Law School Debt

By |June 11th, 2014|News and Updates|

ASWD attorney, Edward Lee Metzger, has published an article in Lex Loci on “managing student debt”. Click here for article.

11 Jun

Adams, Stepner Attorney Recently Profiled in Lex Loci

By |June 11th, 2014|News and Updates|

Edward Lee Metzger recently was profiled in Lex Loci. For a reprint of the profile click here.

7 May

Partner, Dennis Williams, Honored for his Continued Efforts to Better our Economy and Community

By |May 7th, 2014|Community News, News and Updates|

Friends of Covington to honor Dennis Williams on May 22 with the “Covington Award” at the Twin Oaks Plantation Golf Course.

Click on the recent story written by River City News for all event details http://www.rcnky.com/articles/2014/05/06/and-covington-award-goes