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Even Educators Need Litigators

For over 50 years, Lashly & Baer, P.C. has served as counsel for local school districts, private education providers and institutions of higher education. We know that educational clients are keenly focused on their mission; that’s why we protect their assets and the bottom line.

We regularly handle the following legal issues for our clients:

  • Advise on governance matters such as the Missouri Open Meetings Act
  • Civil rights claims before the Missouri Commission on Human Rights and the EEOC
  • Civil rights litigation
  • Constitutional matters including claims relating to free speech
  • Search and seizure, and due process
  • Contracts, procurement and insurance
  • Election issues
  • Employment policies
  • Employment-related litigation
  • Gender discrimination
  • General school law issues
  • School finance
  • Injunctions
  • Gender, race and age-based discrimination under Title VII and Title IX of the Civil Rights Act
  • Premises liability
  • Social networking
  • Student conduct and discipline
  • Statutory interpretation and construction
  • Suggest changes to policies and regulations to comply with law changes
  • Teacher agreements
  • Teacher conduct and discipline
  • Teacher strikes
  • Matters related to students with disabilities
  • Voting Rights Act

To contact us with a legal question, call 314-621-2939 or use the contact form.

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Lashly & Baer, P.C.


714 Locust Street

St. Louis, MO 63101

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Call: 314-621-2939

Fax: 314-621-6844


20 East Main Street
Belleville, IL 62220

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Call: 618-233-5587
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