Education

Students, Teachers & School Staff Have Rights Under Virginia Education Law

"We Are With You Every Step Of The Way"

If you're facing an investigation, suspension, expulsion, dismissal, arrest, disciplinary hearing, certification matter, license issue, reassignment, transfer, lawsuit, or any other sanction, you need to know your rights. Schools and school districts may not fully inform you of your rights. In some instances, you have a right to an appeal. If your career, education, or reputation is at stake or being threatened, call Joseph H. Beale, Attorney At Law, PLLC for a free consultation regarding your School and Education issues and to learn about your options.

Let Our Attorney Help You Understand Your Rights

Joseph Beale has been practicing law for over 20 years. He is a former Legal Aid attorney and has helped many Virginia families as a Guardian Ad Litem. Virginia is Joseph's home. He has handled administrative, civil and criminal cases throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Joseph handles a variety of issues regarding school and education law for:

  • Full-time teachers
  • Part-time teachers
  • Substitute teachers
  • Non-instructional staff
  • Para-professionals
  • Administrators
  • College professors
  • Security specialists
  • School resource officers
  • Students in primary, secondary and post-secondary educational institutions
  • Graduate students, law students, medical students, and other post graduate programs
  • Parents
  • School vendors
  • And other individuals who are directly or indirectly involved in school systems

If Joseph Beale gets involved in your case early in the process he may be able to reduce any damage and possibly reach a quicker resolution to your matter. This can save you time and money.

Joseph has experience in Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court as well as Circuit Court. Because of his experience in judge and jury trials, Joseph Beale can assist you if your situation involves litigation and or criminal issues.

Joseph can help with: plagiarism and cheating allegations, grade disputes and appeals, bullying and harassment cases, 504s, IEPs, special needs accommodations, improper conduct involving sex, marijuana, drugs, alcohol, fighting, weapons, knife, gun and firearm allegations.