Brooks Pierce Attorney Serves as Panelist for NCBA Education Section Webinar
Brooks Pierce attorney Sarah Saint will serve as a panelist for the North Carolina Bar Association’s Education Law Section webinar on March 23 at noon.
The panel will feature practicing education law attorneys and will discuss their career paths, current education law topics, what it means to be an education lawyer and how to develop or transition into a legal career representing education institutions.
A former educator, Saint represents school boards, private schools, and public and private colleges and universities in litigation in state and federal courts and administrative agencies, such as the Office of Administrative Hearings and the Office of Civil Rights. She has experience handling a wide range of education law disputes, including those involving compliance with federal statutes and regulations like the IDEA, Title IX, Title VII, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the ADA. She also litigates disputes involving special education and disability issues, employment issues, and constitutional claims, such as violations against the 4th, 5th and 14th Amendments. Saint holds a master’s degree in school counseling and uses her experience to counsel educational institutions on state and federal regulatory compliance and civil rights issues.