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Legislative Update: Texas Schools for Economic Development

August 3, 2020 — Welcome to all who have an interest in the intersection of economic development and Texas public-school...

The Legal Brief: Responding to Employee Requests for Accommodations Due to COVID-19

As many employees begin to return to work, school districts may be receiving requests from employees for accommodations due to concerns...

We Are an Approved CPE Provider

Opportunities for continuing professional education for Texas educators just got better!  We are delighted to report that our application to...

The Legal Brief: What to Do When an Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

What to Do When an Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 As the number of reported positive cases in Texas continues...

The Legal Brief: The U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Firing an Employee for Being Gay or Transgender Violates Title VII

The U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Firing an Employee for Being Gay or Transgender Violates Title VII: Title IX Implications and...

Sara Leon was Recently Featured in Austin Woman Magazine

Austin Women Magazine: The magazine issue features our very own Sara Leon as “Woman to Watch”. Here is a link...

Sara Leon & Associates is Pleased to Welcome Sheryl Moore

Sara Leon & Associates, LLC is pleased to announce that Sheryl Moore has joined the firm as Executive Director for...

Sara Leon & Associates is proud to announce that we are co-bond counsel on a bond issue for the Nixon-Smiley Consolidated Independent School District.

Sara Leon & Associates is proud to announce that we are co-bond counsel on a bond issue for the Nixon-Smiley...

John Janssen’s article, “Protecting Students from Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation:  A Checklist for Compliance with Federal Law,” was published in the March 2020 issue of Inquiry & Analysis

John Janssen’s article, “Protecting Students from Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation:  A Checklist for Compliance with Federal Law,” was published in...

Sara Leon & Associates successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of a school district in a lengthy dispute involving a student’s eligibility for special education

Sara Leon & Associates successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of a school district in a lengthy dispute involving a...

Sara Leon & Associates recently successfully secured dismissal of a disability discrimination claim against a high school teacher

Sara Leon & Associates recently successfully secured dismissal of a disability discrimination claim against a high school teacher. The parent...

Martye Kendrick Represents Developers in Construction of W Hotel in Downtown Houston

Attorney Martye Kendrick represented developer Texas Hospitality Partners to build a new W Hotel at the Partnership Tower, on 701...