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School Law and Public Finance

Unmatched Services

Dedicated Team Serving Texas School Districts and Educational Institutions

For over three decades, the expert team at O’Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo has been at the forefront of representing school districts and educational institutions throughout Texas. Our attorneys, highly skilled in all facets of school law and related practice areas, work collaboratively to deliver innovative, preventive protection and assertive legal representation.

Comprehensive School Law Services

  • Construction Law and Litigation: We assist with all phases of construction projects and disputes. [Link to Construction Litigation Page]

  • Personnel Administration and Litigation: Expert handling of non-criminal misconduct cases and routine employment law matters to maintain smooth operations within educational environments.

  • Special Counsel to Board of Trustees: Offering specialized advice in contested cases and strategic counsel on governance.

  • Special Education and Section 504: Our profound knowledge in managing sensitive cases involving Special Education and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act ensures balanced and fair resolutions.

Proactive In-Service Training and Compliance

Understanding that prevention is better than cure, our proactive in-service training programs are designed to minimize legal risks by educating staff on compliance with laws and regulations, thus reducing potential legal costs.

School and General Public Finance Expertise

Led by Mr. O’Hanlon’s extensive experience and deep connections with state leaders, our firm excels in navigating the complexities of school finance to maximize state aid and effectively manage local tax collections.

Personnel Administration and Litigation

With over 90 years of combined experience in personnel litigation, our team supports public employers in efficiently resolving personnel issues, emphasizing prevention over litigation.

Special Counsel and Board Policy Guidance

Our firm offers ongoing support and training to school district trustees, ensuring that board policies and procedures meet the latest legal requirements and governance standards.

Commitment to Integrity and Excellence

At O’Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo, we pride ourselves on a legacy of trust and expertise. Recognized as leaders in state and federal law, our firm is a trusted advisor to educational institutions, consistently delivering solutions that protect and enhance their operations.

Let Us Advocate for You

Contact O’Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo today to partner with a team that’s as committed to the education sector as you are to your students’ success. Together, we can navigate legal challenges and advance educational opportunities.

School Law and Public Finance: Practices
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