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Vickie L. Coe
Vickie Coe is a Senior Attorney in Clark Hill’s Education Practice Group. Vickie focuses her practice on representing school districts in the area of education law with a focus on special education and school disability law related matters. Vickie counsels and has represented public school districts in state and federal tribunals and courts pertaining to claims arising out of, but not limited to, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Michigan Mandatory Special Education Act, Section 504, The Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act, Title VI, Title IX, the Freedom of Information Act, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
In addition to representing public school district clients in legal proceedings, Vickie works closely with her school district clients to train its staff on how to avoid compliance issues. To that end, Vickie concentrates on providing professional development to clients and their staff. Vickie is a regular presenter at the Winter and Summer Institute Professional Development Conferences hosted by the Michigan Association of Administrators for Special Education, as well as professional development seminars organized by public school districts throughout the state of Michigan.
Vickie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science/Pre-Law from Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee and her Juris Doctorate degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. While in law school, Vickie received multiple awards for her academic achievement. Vickie was also a member of multiple National Mock Trial Teams which won multiple national awards and served as a Managing Associate Editor for the Law Review.
Prior to joining Clark Hill, Vickie worked as an attorney for the Michigan Court of Appeals and LaPointe & Butler, P.C. For the past several years, Vickie has coached several National Mock Trial Teams as an adjunct professor for the Thomas M. Cooley Law School.