LaPointe & Butler, P.C. is a four attorney law firm dedicated exclusively to working with Michigan schools on education issues. We assist our clients with the varied and complicated issues that can arise when implementing the Michigan Mandatory Special Education Act, Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Our dedication allows us to form valuable relationships with our clients and offer them personal attention and exceptional expertise in the field of disability law.

Retainer Services

Our firm specializes in representing Michigan local and intermediate school districts in special education, Section 504 and ADA related matters. We offer legal advice on such diverse issues as least restrictive environment, services to medically fragile students, private placement issues, and disciplining students with disabilities. Learn More >

Dispute Avoidance/Resolution

Dispute Avoidance/Resolution

Our primary goal is to assist school districts in preventing potential problems. We pursue problem resolution in both informal and formal settings and have the skills and experience to represent districts in due process hearing procedures and litigation.  Learn More >

Professional Development & TrainingProfessional Development & Training

We strive to develop the maximum potential of district staff to prevent or resolve problems relating to the implementation of state and federal law. Learn More >