Municipal/School Lawyers in Southeastern, PA
Municipal Law and School Law practice requires mastery of a complex and growing body of statutory and administrative requirements, regulations, procedures, and processes. These areas of practice cover a broad range of issues, and at Kozloff Stoudt, you can find attorneys with all of the expertise you may need in matters of Municipal Law or School Law, including attorneys with experience in representing local governing bodies and boards, and attorneys who regularly represent clients before government boards and commissions. Our attorneys can help you to navigate in thus often complicated and changing area of the law, with its unique procedural requirements, and protect your rights.
Kozloff Stoudt has significant experience representing Pennsylvania political subdivisions, municipal authorities, zoning hearing boards, civil service commissions, and school districts. Our attorneys also represent private individuals and businesses before local agencies, in transactions, and in litigation matters. Our attorneys have significant experience in many areas of Municipal Law and School Law, including the following:
- Municipal Financing – Bond Issues
- Condemnation (Eminent Domain)
- Rights of Way
- Residential and Commercial Real Estate Tax Assessment Appeals
- Land Use – Zoning and Planning
- Municipal Contract Drafting and Negotiations
- Land Acquisition, Subdivision and Land Development
- Budget Approval – Negotiation – Appropriation
- Sunshine Law and Right-to-Know Law
- Zoning and Code Violations and Appeals
- Civil Rights and Discrimination
- Civil Service Hiring – Testing – Procedure
- Municipal and School Policy Formulation and Review
- Insurance Protection (General Liability – Elected Officials – Errors and
- Student Rights and Disciplinary Proceedings
- Public Employee Labor Matters
Although our attorneys in the Municipal and School Law Department at Kozloff Stoudt concentrate primarily on those areas of the law, all of us draw heavily on the knowledge of our entire firm. We recognize the responsibility municipal governments have to their citizens and are committed to ensuring they have the legal advice to effectively represent those interests. Our attorneys have extensive experience as solicitors and special counsel. We have handled issues involving city pensions, legal investigations, real estate, employment matters, and labor negotiations. In addition, we have handled a wide range of municipal litigation matters ranging from use and zoning litigation to municipal tort claims and the defense of police departments and school districts.
Whether we are needed as general counsel on all legal matters or for a specific matter, we are happy to be of service. We are experienced,knowledgeable, and creative municipal and school law attorneys who pride ourselves on providing effective and efficient resolutions to any legal matter. To work with attorneys who have an in-depth knowledge of the applicable law and the realities and complexities of local government and school districts, please contact us by phone or email.
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