As a part of The Firm, Texas Rural Education Association member school districts will receive the following general counsel legal services:
Additional Transaction Services
Powell & Leon, LLP is an Austin-based firm with a statewide practice in all areas of public education law. Established in 1996, our firm’s primary office is located minutes from downtown Austin. The firm’s satellite offices in Houston, Dallas, Tyler and Corpus Christi opened to better serve our clients in northeast and south Texas. We represent school districts, community college districts, and other governmental entities across Texas in the capacity of general and special counsel. Powell & Leon attorneys are both counselors and advocates, dedicated to an uncompromising commitment to excellence and client service. Our approach to the practice of law involves early consultation and intervention, client training, and timely responses to client concerns.
Our law practice concentrates upon the representation of Texas public educational entities. We serve public education clients in all areas of education law, including employment law, student rights and discipline, purchasing and acquisition, contract negotiation, administrative law, disability law, construction contract drafting and disputes, special education, Chapter 313 value limitation agreements, elections and redistricting, civil rights and constitutional law, and litigation. As general and special legal counsel to school districts, regional service centers and community college districts across the state, we regularly litigate on behalf of our clients in contested bench and jury trials, arbitrations and administrative hearings, and have earned a statewide reputation for effective advocacy on behalf of our clients.