Litigation for educational institutions is complex and can quickly create a drain on resources for any school district or educational entity. With the movement towards charter schools and school choice, school districts will likely be facing an increased chance of litigation in the coming years. Mitchell Williams has successfully represented some of largest school districts in all aspects of litigation matters over the past two decades.
Mitchell Williams has worked with multiple Arkansas school districts on voting rights issues including assisting with districting. Our lawyers also have experience representing school districts in hearings and acting as independent hearing officers.
Represented the second largest school district in Arkansas (at the time of litigation) in a multi-year litigation related to funding public education in Arkansas. The successful outcome resulted in the state being required to overhaul the public school funding program with multi-million dollar funding additions that exist to this day.