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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.
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