Schott, Bublitz & Engel, s.c. is seeking an experienced, motivated attorney to represent and defend students’ rights in a variety of legal matters. The firm represents students from preschool through post-secondary. A substantial portion of our school work pertains to representing students with disabilities and special education needs, as well as students facing expulsion or disciplinary hearings.
The ideal candidate will have experience handling a range of school law matters, including Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings, Section 504 meetings, mediations, due process hearings, state and federal court proceedings, disciplinary proceedings, and expulsion hearings. We do understand however that school law experience is rare. If you have no school law experience we ask you have a demonstrated interest in advocacy on the behalf of people with disabilities. Criminal or juvenile law experience would also be beneficial.
The School Law Attorney will be responsible for:
The attorney stepping into this role will initially share the firm’s school law caseload with one of the firm’s shareholders, an experienced professional with more than 26 years of school law experience. This is a busy practice, with a wide variety of school-related cases provided. Responsibility for the school law cases will ideally transition to this new attorney as this shareholder begins to transition toward a lighter caseload.
Schott, Bublitz & Engel, s.c. is an established, full-service law firm serving southeastern Wisconsin clients’ legal needs. Our current team of eight attorneys provides dedicated, tailored legal representation across a broad array of practice areas including civil litigation, business and corporate law, personal injury, real estate, school law, criminal defense, family law, estate planning, workers' compensation and social security disability. Located near the Waukesha County Courthouse, the firm prides itself on providing a positive, collaborative environment where attorneys and staff members can learn and grow together in their legal careers.
Compensation: Schott, Bublitz & Engel, s.c. offers a competitive compensation package including a 401(k) plan and profit sharing opportunity. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.
Job Type: Full-time
If you are a hard-working attorney who is passionate about helping people with disabilities as well as those who need skilled representation in school law matters, apply today. To be considered, please submit a response to each of the following questions.