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Florida Education Attorney Richard Akin to Discuss Student Discipline at Orlando Teacher’s Conference

The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Attorney Richard Akin will present a discussion on Student Discipline on October 18, 2018, for the Florida Association of Social Studies Supervisors. He will share legal issues concerning the constitutional rights of students in school, privacy, bullying, harassment, as well as disciplining students with disabilities.

Akin represents many Florida school boards (before both administrative and civil courts) in tort and special education matters under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Family Educational Rights Privacy Act, and representation in connection with Constitutional matters under the 1st, 4th, and 14th Amendments. He also represents municipalities, businesses, and insurance companies in civil, employment and tort claims, constitutional claims, as well as in premises and product liability matters. He also represents businesses and individuals in administrative litigation, including licensing and permitting matters.

Akin received his undergraduate and a law degree from Florida State University. He may be reached at 239-344-1182, or via email at

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