Students’ Rights | Education Law
Education Lawyers Protecting Students' Rights

Timoney Knox’s Education Law Group stands up for students’ rights. We represent parents and students in education-related matters, including special education law. We work to secure appropriate educational programs for children with disabilities and help our clients obtain compensatory education, school placements, tuition reimbursement, and other available remedies. We also represent students in matters involving school bullying, discrimination, harassment, hazing, transgender rights, sexual and/or physical abuse, and student discipline.

With more than 25 years of experience in the field of school law and special education, Timoney Knox’s Education Law Group combines a reputation for excellence and depth of knowledge with personalized and zealous representation. Our lawyers are highly skilled negotiators and litigators, having successfully handled hundreds of education-related matters. We are dedicated to providing exemplary legal services and effective and aggressive advocacy for our clients to ensure the protection of the rights of all students in schools.

For questions about our Education Law services or to schedule a free consultation, please call us at 267.464.8020 or fill out the form below.

Free Initial Consultation

Call us with questions about our education law services 215.540.2656, or fill out the form below for a free initial consultation. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

“Thank you for giving us Christine. She was so cognizant about my child’s fear & did a great job of listening and making him feel like he would be ok. You need to encourage more people who think like her. She wasn’t just a lawyer, she was an advocate.”


Core Services

Special Education Rights

We represent parents and students in addressing all aspects of special education in schools, including protecting the rights of special education students and young adults. At Timoney Knox, you’ll find an education lawyer who’ll be with you every step of the way.

Civil Rights & Discrimination

We represent students to protect their civil rights, ensuring schools do not discriminate against children and young adults based on their race, national origin, gender, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or other protected category.

Bullying & Harassment

We take the necessary steps to help end the bullying a student faces in school and, when warranted, to hold  schools responsible for damages.

Physical & Sexual Abuse

We protect a child’s rights and recover compensation for our clients who have been victims of physical or sexual abuse in an educational setting. We provide support to the family throughout the process.

The Team

Scott H. Wolpert Scott H. Wolpert Managing Partner
Wendi Dwyer Wendi Dwyer Client Specialist/Legal Assistant
Linda McCann Linda McCann Legal Assistant

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