S. B. Hatcher 1887–1968, James Madden Hatcher 1897–1975, Howell Hollis 1919–1991, Albert W. Stubbs 1913–2001, Alan F. Rothschild 1925–2004

Practice Areas | Education Law


For assistance with Administrative, Municipal and Education Law, contact one of our attorneys today.


Gregory S. Ellington

David L. Mize

George W. Mize, Jr.

William C. Pound

Sarah H. Sillitto

Melanie V. Slaton

Chuck T. Staples




Hatcher Stubbs is a full service education law firm. 


We represent public and private schools and school districts, and handle the broad scope of legal issues that are unique to educational entities.  We are the only local law firm with the experience and knowledge required to handle the legal matters that arise in the operation of a school or school district.  


Our education law attorneys handle teacher “tenure” issues; allegations of employment discrimination and EEOC complaints; personnel disputes; student discipline and due process issues, including tribunal hearings, appeals to the local Board and appeals to the State Board of Eduation; civil rights claims from employees and students;  personal injury actions;  other federal and state court litigation; special education; worker’s compensation matters;  contract negotiations and disputes; land aquistions and sales; leases and other business needs; school board policy development and revisions to reflect changes in state and federal law;  the laws applicable to competive bidding for purchases and public work contstruction contracts; Open Records and Open Meetings Act issues; construction disputes; bond and SPLOST issues and other financial matters. 




Our employment attorneys have successfully argued before a variety of administrative agencies,