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Practical legal solutions in public and private education law.

For more than a century, Husch Blackwell has been committed to the advancement of knowledge. Our Education law team has built a reputation as a leader in representing public and private institutions at all levels of learning, from preschool through graduate and professional education.

We advise clients on civil rights issues, technology, employment, land use transactions, student affairs and myriad other issues. Based on our thorough understanding of each institution’s unique culture and operations, we recommend actions that advance each client’s goals. We also provide outside general counsel to many educational institutions.

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Testimonials John Jasinski, President, Northwest Missouri State University

"Husch Blackwell has transformed Northwest Missouri State University, literally in every phase of the game. When you talk about prevention-based, proactive, solid and practical legal advice, that is Husch Blackwell."

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Testimonials Kim Klockenga

“With Husch Blackwell, both parties are establishing a budget and both parties are working trying to achieve that budget. That’s a really great way to do business.”

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Testimonials Frank D. Upchurch III, Upchurch, Bailey & Upchurch, PA

“As the St. Johns County, Florida, School Board attorney, I have worked closely with John Borkowski for several years on racial discrimination and compliance issues. John is a  lawyer’s lawyer. He is a very knowledgeable and effective advocate. He relates well to his clients and regulatory staff. It’s been a privilege to work with him.”

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Testimonials Bob Swanson

“Husch Blackwell’s Higher Education webinars have been very well presented and the informal feedback afterwards has always been good.”

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Testimonials Dr. Clarence Green, Chief of University Police and Vice President of Culture, Northwest Missouri State University

“Northwest Missouri State University has used the Clery Compliance Toolset for more than two years and it has worked great! It expedites the process and has tons of model policy language built into the system. It also allows you to build your daily crime report. Great Tool.”

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