Our law firm has extensive experience in Massachusetts charter school law and charter school compliance. As a leading Massachusetts charter school attorney, Jocelyn Campbell provides more than just legal advice; she fully embraces each case and is committed to representing the best interest of each client. Jocelyn and the team at Rudolph Friedmann will skillfully assess and resolve the pressing legal issues facing your charter school.

 Our experience includes representing Massachusetts charter schools with the following:

  • Real estate acquisitions, property development, construction, procurement, permitting and financing.
  • Managing procurements, including the preparation of Requests for Proposals and Requests for Qualifications and assistance with the Design Selection Board Process.
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts for charter school vendors and charter school construction projects.
  • Working with charter schools to secure commercial financing, bond financing and handling refinancing transactions.
  • Provide on-call services to the head of school for employment and student-related issues at charter schools in Massachusetts.
  • Reviewing and revising employee and student handbook and handling employment matters and related litigation.
  • Training charter school board members in the areas of governance and public meeting law.

 Highlights of our work include:

  • Representing a Massachusetts charter school with the purchase of more than 200 acres of land from a major university. We managed all aspects of procurement and related contracts for the acquisition, and as borrowers and title counsel including negotiating the purchase and sale agreement, due diligence, title work and reviewing loan documents.
  • Representing a growing charter school in regard to a complicated land purchase including title issues, environmental matters and modular procurement.
  • Land purchases and financing for charter schools including $30 million transactions.
  • Employment matters such as at-will employment, contract employees, difficult employees, disputes, severance agreements, terminations and subcontractors.

Based in Boston, we represent charter schools throughout Massachusetts and provide advice and counsel on financing, construction, procurement and employment matters. Contact Jocelyn Campbell at 617.723.7700 to schedule an initial, free consultation or contact us online.

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