A Goal of the Kienan Ellis Education Project (KEEP) is Stopping The School-to-Prison Pipeline, with a service area focusing on Seattle Public Schools.
To Meet That Goal: Attorneys are needed to represent students in school discipline hearings to ensure equitable and appropriate educational outcomes. Attorneys are needed to represent students in school discipline hearings to ensure equitable and appropriate educational outcomes. This is an opportunity to exercise your trial advocacy skills while:
Approaches include, but are not limited to:
This will be both paid and pro bono advocacy (sliding fee scale, donations also accepted).
2-15 hours of work in 90% of cases.
Training and support provided. Hearing memorandums already developed for modification based on the specific facts of your case.
Must be a licensed attorney.
With DLA Piper’s Support, Cedar Law Attorneys will be offering KEEP’s first
in-person training for attorneys new to school discipline matters on January 6th, 2022. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP and to provide the necessary Covid-19 vaccination confirmation (mandatory). First-come, first-served. DLA PIPER 701 5th Ave, Unit 7000, Seattle, WA
Even if you cannot attend the training on January 6th, find out how to help stop discriminatory discipline practices in K-12 Education. Simply send an email expressing your general interest in KEEP to email@example.com so we can put you on the list of advocates willing to help stop the school-to-prison pipeline.