Collins & Blaha, P.C. represents clients in all stages of litigation. We have extensive litigation experience in state and federal courts, as well as various administrative agencies, such as: the Michigan Teacher Tenure Commission, the American Arbitration Association, the Michigan Employment Relations Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights. Our expertise in litigation includes all phases of school district operations, including finance, transportation, employee discipline and discharge, student due process, discrimination, employments matters, and governance issues involving the Board of Education, Freedom of Information Act and Open Meetings Act.
From the initial complaint to the final determination, and, if necessary, discipline, we work closely with clients in conducting investigations into alleged employee misconduct. The firm also assists clients in devising policies and procedures to address employment related issues and works closely to review and suggest revision of employee handbooks and District policy.