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Austin OFFICE
KELLY JANES
Associate
Phone: (512) 454-6864 | 
Fax: (512) 467-9318 | 
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“Schools are spaces that must be designed for all learners. I am committed to working with our clients to make that happen.”
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PRACTICE AREAS
Special EducationFacilities & Business
EDUCATION
  • University of Texas School of Law (2008)
  • University of Texas at Austin (Undergraduate degree in Finance, with honors)
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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

Kelly Janes focuses her practice primarily on disability rights and school construction matters.  Within the practice area of disability rights, Kelly advises on Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 issues.

 

Kelly regularly represents school districts in meetings, mediations, and due process hearings for students with disabilities. Additionally, she participates in dispute resolution for Office for Civil Rights and Texas Education Agency complaints, and develops contracts for shared services arrangements.

 

Kelly also serves as a facilities and business attorney with an emphasis on construction matters. In this capacity, Kelly advises on construction procurement, contract negotiation, and other construction-related matters for public entities.

 

While in law school, Kelly interned with the Texas Supreme Court for Justice Nathan Hecht and also served as a law clerk for the Texas Association of School Boards. She has practiced in the area of school law for her entire legal career.

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