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  • Is Political Speech Free Speech in the School Setting?

    With a particularly contentious election season at fever pitch, many school administrators long for an educational atmosphere completely void of potentially controversial speech, but a quick glance at the First Amendment should quash dreams of being able to prohibit all political speech in the school setting.

  • 63 McGlinchey Attorneys recognized in Best Lawyers in America® 2021

    McGlinchey proudly announces that 63 attorneys have been recognized in 42 practice areas across 12 offices in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and the Inaugural Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, including 47 listed by Best Lawyers, 4 designated as “Lawyers of the Year,” and 16 recognized in “Ones to Watch.".

  • McGlinchey Launches Podcast That Brings You “More”

    McGlinchey Stafford is pleased to announce the launch of its podcast, “More With McGlinchey,” available now where you listen to podcasts. “We know our clients look to us to cut through the noise in distilling the issues that matter to them,” said Rudy Aguilar, McGlinchey’s Managing Member. “We’re committed to providing information where our audienceMore

  • COVID-19 and School Safety—Preparing for Widespread Illness in Your School

    Mag Bickford and Kathy Conklin (New Orleans) co-authored an article for Law.com’s The Legal Intelligencer addressing some of the best practices for educators to reduce the spread of COVID-19 as they return to the classroom. “As we look to the upcoming fall semester and prepare for the future of education, what best practices must schoolsMore

  • FAQs from Coronavirus Employment Webinar (Part 2)

    Below are the questions and topics from last week's "Coronavirus: Bring Your Employment Questions, Part 2” webinar, presented in a Q&A format. You should speak with an attorney to clarify these topics, as every situation is unique, but as an initial guideline, we’re happy to present the information below. We hope you find it useful.

  • FAQs from Coronavirus Employment Webinar (Part 1)

    Below is a summary of the questions we received about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act during our Coronavirus: Bring Your Employment Questions Webinar (Part 1) on March 20, 2020. We have arranged these questions with the most essential details first.

  • McGlinchey Stafford Promotes Three New Members in 2019

    McGlinchey Stafford PLLC is pleased to announce the promotion of three attorneys to Membership within the firm, effective January 1, 2019.

  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Holds that Louisiana Charter Schools are Subject to the NLRA

    On September 21, 2018, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a Louisiana charter school is subject to the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) like most other privately controlled employers.

  • Louisiana Supreme Court Issues Landmark School Decision

    The Louisiana Supreme Court issued a landmark decision on March 13, 2018, upholding the constitutionality of the allocation of state and local Minimum Foundation Program (MFP) funding to New Type 2 charter schools pursuant to La. Const. art. VIII, § 13. Iberville Parish Sch. Bd. v. Louisiana State Bd. of Elementary & Secondary Educ., No. 2017-C-0257 slip op. (La. March 13, 2018).