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Vickie L. Coe
Vickie Coe represents school districts in the area of education law with a focus on special education and school disability law-related matters. Vickie defends school districts when complaints are filed with the Michigan Department of Education, the United Statements Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, the Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules, and other 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. Recognizing that litigation is rarely a client’s first choice, Vickie works with clients to negotiate resolutions when complaints are filed to negotiate amicable resolutions. When litigation is necessary, Vickie vigorously fights for your rights.
Working closely with school districts to train its staff on proactive ways to avoid compliance issues, Vickie regularly provides professional development to clients and their staff. In addition, Vickie regularly presents at the Winter and Summer Institute Professional Development Conferences hosted by the Michigan Association of Administrators for Special Education, professional development seminars organized by public school districts throughout the state of Michigan, and webinars hosted by Clark Hill.