Law Office of Gary E. Kerr Ltd
1020 South 7th St
Springfield, IL 62703-2417

Phone: 217-522-2244
Fax: 217-522-2332
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Illinois School Law Attorney

Our goal in representing our school law clients in Illinois has been to achieve the desired resolution to problems in a cost efficient manner. The preservation of resources is a concern for all parties. Our objective is to provide affordable legal advice and help resolve issues without costly litigation when possible. In those instances where administrative hearings or court litigation cannot be avoided, the goal remains the same: the desired resolution while maintaining cost efficiency.

An Experienced School Law Attorney for Illinois

The Law Offices of Gary E. Kerr Ltd. can assist school law clients in the following areas:

  • special education due process hearings
  • labor negotiations
  • mediation
  • labor disputes
  • discrimination complaints
  • policy development
  • human resource issues
  • contract development
  • inservice presentations

Gary E. Kerr is highly qualified in the practice of education law. He has represented all interests in the educational community: school districts, special education cooperatives, private institutions, administrators, teachers, parents and students.

In addition to clients seeking his advice, he is repeatedly sought after as a speaker on school law issues for seminars conducted by the National Business Institute Inc. and the Illinois School Psychologists Association.

Assistance to Local Counsel

Mr. Kerr is available to assist local counsel by:

  • serving as a hearing officer for student and employee hearings
  • preparing policies on various topics including, student discipline, personnel management and school student records

Schedule A Free Initial Consultation Today

Our offices are located across from the Springfield Clinic with on-site parking available. We are housed in a beautifully restored Italianate building, circa 1865, one of the few remaining buildings from the era, in the historic Aristocracy Hill location. It is featured in the IHPA Illinois Historic Structures Survey.

For more information or to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced Illinois school law attorney, please contact us at 217-522-2244. Our office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. We also meet with clients on evenings and Saturdays by appointment.