Legal Services & Solutions for Students and Families

our mission

Closing the Access-to-Justice Gap for Children & Families

Through vigorous representation and community collaboration, ERC closes the access-to-justice gap and decreases the school-to-prison pipeline for Nebraska’s under-resourced PK-12 pubic school children and families.

our programs

Individual Representation

Affording legal services and representation at low-bono rates in limited engagements for low-income public school families involved in special education identification and services, and student discipline procedures


Research & Advocacy

Obtaining data, and educating the general public, the legislature, and other community organizations about the access to justice gap in Nebraska and its impact on Nebraska students

Education for Families

Providing interactive programming with families to teach special education and discipline rights and providing community education to collaborators on how to effectively advocate for children and families in the educational context

Community Collaboration

Working with existing social services to connect families to appropriate supports

Consulting Services

Offering legal services to public and private entities, lawyers, and non-counsel advocates who are representing or working with low-income families involved in special education and student discipline procedures

Contact Us

Education Rights Counsel

(402) 263-6200

Hours

Mon

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tue

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wed

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thu

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Fri

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat

Closed

Sun

Closed