Beyond our labor relation services, Upton & Hatfield provides general advisory services to School Districts and School Boards across New Hampshire. The School Law Group has extensive experience in, and a commitment to, school law and its related areas, working with school boards and school districts regarding numerous issues. This included right-to-know requests, the public contracting and bidding process, and enforcement of District rules and regulations. We likewise regularly assist School Districts and School Boards in navigating the State administrative process. The firm has represented school districts in New Hampshire for more than 40 years and prides itself on its continued successful practice of assisting School Districts and School Board on a variety of issues.
In addition to representing School Boards and School Districts, Upton & Hatfield also represents approximately 30 cities and towns in a similar capacity. There is frequent collaboration between our Municipal and School Law attorneys, which serves as an added benefit to our public clients. The knowledge and experience required for successful representation of both School District and Municipalities frequently overlaps, and the collaborative nature of Upton & Hatfield allows both practice groups to leverage the firm’s experience on behalf of our clients.
Upton & Hatfield maintains offices in three geographic locations—Concord, Portsmouth, and Peterborough. Our footprint across New Hampshire allow for easy access to school districts throughout the state. Members of the School Law Group are actively involved with the New Hampshire School Administrators Association, the New Hampshire School Boards Association, and the Council of School Attorneys.
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A Legacy of Successful Results
Our 100-year legacy is built on achieving successful results for our clients.
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Founded in 1908, we put more than 100 years of practice and experience to work for our clients.