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As Maryland’s premier school law firm, Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr has unparalleled experience in education law and is uniquely positioned to assist school systems in responding to a wide variety of legal issues impacting school systems, including those traditionally viewed as outside the realm of school law.
Providing legal services to public school systems for more than four decades, CarneyKelehan serves as counsel to superintendents and local boards of education for numerous Maryland school systems including Montgomery, Howard, Anne Arundel, Wicomico, Somerset, Washington, Carroll, Allegany, Queen Anne’s, St. Mary’s and Cecil counties. Additionally, we provide specialized services as needed to several other Maryland school systems.
Our law firm also has a demonstrated record of excellence in special education law. Our lawyers have represented Maryland school systems in special education matters such as tuition reimbursement, extended school year services, disability coding, least restrictive environment and compensatory education services.
The Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE) Legal Services Association selected CarneyKelehan to participate on MABE’s legal panel for member boards of education.
CarneyKelehan’s education law attorneys represent public school systems, private schools and community colleges on the full-range of education-related legal issues including: