The Quinn Law Firm continues its long-standing tradition of representing the interests and needs of local school districts and municipalities. Well-versed in the unique obligations of public entities, we are committed to providing both timely and practical advice to our school and municipal clients.

Our areas of expertise and experience include:

  • All aspects of the public school code as it impacts public elementary and secondary education in Pennsylvania
  • Strong emphasis on special education law and procedure
  • Post-secondary education issues involving local colleges and universities
  • Education law affecting private elementary and secondary schools
  • Labor and employment law as it relates to public entities
  • All aspects of the Pennsylvania Open Meeting Law, Public Official and Employee Ethics Act, Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act, and their impact on public entities, public officials and public employees
  • Zoning, land development, subdivision and environmental law as it impacts public entities, taxation and tax collection
  • Specialized litigation, including defense of claims of violations of civil rights and constitutional law

Significant Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania School Board Solicitors Association
  • Pennsylvania Township Solicitors' Association
  • Erie County Township Supervisors Association
  • Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association

Representative Clients

  • Conneaut School District
  • Fairview School District
  • Northwest Tri-county Intermediate Unit
  • Northwestern School District
  • Mercyhurst Preparatory School
  • Diocese of Erie
  • Catholic Schools Office
  • Fairview Township
  • Washington Township
  • Summit Township Sewer Authority
  • County of Erie
  • Vernon Township Sanitary Authority
  • McKean Township Zoning Hearing Board
  • Union City Borough Zoning Hearing Board
  • Springfield Township Zoning Hearing Board
  • Lake City Zoning Hearing Board
  • Franklin Township Zoning Hearing Board
  • Erie County Coroner
  • City of Erie
  • Erie Area Council of Governments
  • Erie County Signing Region Trust
  • Flagship Niagara League
  • Lawrence Park Township
  • Erie Catholic School System
  • Shenango Valley Catholic School System
  • Elk County Catholic School System
  • Erie Prep/Villa
  • Waterford Township