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Charter School Legal Services

Mincey Fitzpatrick Ross is a minority-owned law firm that focuses its charter school law practice on representing clients who have dedicated themselves to educating children in underserved communities.

We view a free and quality education as the exercise of a fundamental civil right and work zealously to protect that right. Our diversity perspective is a ‘difference maker’ in community engagement and consensus building. Our experiences and unique skillsets as civil rights attorneys and business advisors allow us to objectively, critically, and aggressively identify legal issues and provide solutions.

Our services in the area of education law include:

  • Charter applications
  • Charter law compliance
  • Non-renewal and charter revocation
  • Charter management agreements
  • Student discipline and expulsion
  • Special education issues
  • Board training
  • Ethics Act compliance
  • Sunshine Act compliance
  • Employment discrimination
  • Administrative policy and procedure development

To learn more about our legal services for charter schools and other educational institutions, call us at (215) 550-1999.

Why Choose Mincey Fitzpatrick Ross

Our Philadelphia charter school lawyers are dedicated to furthering the educational opportunities for children, particularly those in underserved communities. Our firm strives to ensure that schools are following the laws that govern their operation and to help them operate effectively.

We are known for our professional commitment as:

  • Aggressive education advocates willing to partner with authorizers to reach school improvement goals, challenge district officials to promote educational objectives, and secure charter school renewals. We have extensive experience in developing and evaluating school performance against legal guidelines.
  • Sound negotiators with business acumen leveraged by industry relationships and strategic partnerships to achieve client goals. Our attorneys hold advanced business and legal degrees — LLMs and MBAs — that broaden our reach and enhance our effectiveness.
  • Dedicated board advisors who empower clients to make well-reasoned and informed decisions, assist in the development of school leadership teams, and provide advice and training. We have broad experience in handling complicated matters such as school reorganizations, budget cuts, leadership turnover, and process improvements.
  • Skilled trial attorneys who provide informed and strategic legal advice on litigation matters inherent to charter school administration, including employment law and education civil rights matters. Our attorneys are resources for boards, school leaders, and administrators who bring practical experience and problem-solving skills.

We encourage you to contact us online to seek high-quality representation in Philadelphia or Erie. You can also reach us by phone at (215) 550-1999.

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    Every decision that we make, is made in the best interest of our clients. We treat our clients with respect and compassion at all times.

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    "I decided to trust them from the day I walked into Mr. Fitzpatrick's office. He was open to fighting the fight for me. There were times we could have given up, but they were always open to moving forward and pursuing the case. They've been fighting with me and for me since day one."

  • Attorney Kevin V. Mincey

    "Our primary focus is getting the best results for our clients. Good people sometimes find themselves in bad ways. They need lawyers who are going to advocate for them and explain their situation. Clients know that when they come here, we are going to fight for justice for them.

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