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San Antonio OFFICE
ELVIN HOUSTON
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Phone: (210) 979-6633 | 
Fax: (210) 979-7024 | 
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“School board members serve because they want to do what’s best for their communities. I can help them make balanced decisions with confidence.”
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PRACTICE AREAS
Special Education
EDUCATION
  • University of Houston Law Center (2004)
  • University of Texas at San Antonio (Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science)
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Licensed in State of Texas

MEMBERSHIP
  • National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys
  • Texas Association of School Boards Council of School Attorneys
  • State Bar of Texas, School Law Section
  • San Antonio Bar Association

Elvin W. Houston advises school board members and school personnel in all aspects of federal and state special education and disability law, including student discipline, placement, programing, accommodations, and policies affecting students with disabilities.

 

He represents public school districts in Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) committee meetings, in mediation, and in matters before the Texas Education Agency and the Office of Civil Rights. His practice also extends to representation in special education due process hearings and in federal court.

 

Elvin is a native of the Texas panhandle, where he was born, raised, and educated in public schools. During law school, he interned at the First Court of Appeals. After graduating from the University of Houston Law Center, he joined Walsh Gallegos in 2004.

 

Elvin is a member of the National School Boards Association's Council of School Attorneys, the Texas Association of School Boards' Council of School Attorneys, and the School Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. He is a frequent speaker on legal issues related to public schools, disabilities, and special education.      

For further information about the law firm: contact Diana Stangl at 512-454-6864 at the firm's principal office in Austin, Texas