Kane Education Law represents the little guy in education. Our goal is to even the playing field by providing experienced, passionate, and timely representation for children and adults in public and private school and university settings.

Kane Education Law succeeds by teaming with students, families and professionals to understand the student’s challenges and the available avenues for a solution. We understand and we can help.

Representative Cases:

Below are examples of the types of cases we try:

  • T.L. v. Shakopee Public Schools and Minnesota State High School League, (Civil File No. 13-cv-2739)
    • Eligibility for interscholastic sports, First, Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment
  • J.W., et al. v. Saint Paul Public Schools, et al. (Civil File No. 12-cv-1369)
    • Race discrimination in Saint Paul Public Schools
  • Alvarez, et al. v. Diversified Maintenance Services, Inc. (Civil File No. 11-cv-3106)
    • Class action under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • C.N. v. Willmar Public Schools, 591 F.3d 624 (8th Cir., January 7, 2010)
    • Restraint and seclusion under the 4th Amendment and jurisdiction of administrative hearings (briefed and argued)
  • Special Education District No. 1, Minneapolis v. M.M., et al., (SCOTUS File No. 07 1559) (2008)
    • Burden of proof and jurisdiction of administrative hearings) (briefed)
  • T.J.H., et al v. Minnesota River Valley Special Education Cooperative, 608 F.Supp.2d 1083 (D. Minn 2009)
    • Multi-plaintiffs 4th Amendment, Section 504 and right to be free from daily searches (tried to verdict)
  • M.P., et al. v. Indep. Sch. Dist. No. 721, New Prague, (Civil File No. 01-cv-0771)(D. Minn., September 21, 2009)
    • Peer-on-peer disability harassment claims (tried to verdict)
  • M.P., et al v. Indep. Sch. District. 721, New Prague, 439 F.3d 865 (8th Cir. 2006) (briefed and argued)
  • M.P., et al v. Indep. Sch. District. 721, New Prague, 326 F.3d 975 (8th Cir. 2003) (briefed and argued)
  • Special Education Due Process Hearings – tried or settled hundreds of cases since 1993
    • Representative cases available upon request