Adams Gutierrez and Lattiboudere is a full service law firm that can effectively and efficiently service the needs of our existing school district, public and private sector management clients. The firm’s diverse membership qualifies AG&L as a minority and women owned business. Our clients also benefit from a combined 75 years of experience in education, and labor and employment matters. The firm also features a bilingual staff that will effectively service the needs of both urban and suburban school districts.
Our client philosophy features counseling and training that will assist in developing a preventative approach to legal matters. We make sure that our clients have policies and procedures necessary to address the wide variety of legal issues that arise in the education, public and private employment setting. Our meaningful professional client relationships and round the clock access allows timely intervention and resolution of many legal matters.
If legal actions are filed, our clients will then benefit from the experience our members have in aggressively litigating matters from inception to conclusion in state, federal court as well as national and state agencies. We have won numerous summary judgment motions in areas of discrimination, sexual harassment, disability, whistle-blowing and age discrimination. We also possess significant litigation experience in labor matters including litigating employment and contractual claims in arbitral forums. Our record of success in litigation is impressive and the ethical reputation we have developed over the years with courts and state agencies will serve our clients well in a litigation context.
The last two years have been unprecedented in our lifetime. The impact of the pandemic on all students has been great; none greater than on students with disabilities. In an effort to address the many issues that have arisen, we were bombarded with executive orders that had a significant impact on the delivery of instruction to all school-age children.
Credit: NJSBA’s April 2022 issue of New Jersey Lawyer[...Read More]
Cherie Adams, an attorney with Adams, Gutierrez & Lattiboudere and president, Belmar Board of Education By: Thomas Parmalee Experts in special education discuss the academic and social-emotional needs of students with disabilities When Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Education announced April 1 that nearly $18 million in federal American Rescue Plan recovery funds would be allocated to reimburse local educational agencies for additional special education services, it drew attention to students who have been hit particularly hard by the pandemic. Click here to read the full article[...Read More]
View the video honoring Adams, Gutierrez & Lattiboudere from Paul Sanderson on Vimeo.[...Read More]
One of America’s most cherished rights is “Freedom of Speech” as spelled out in the First Amendment. However, when an individual works for a school district, it is often the local board of education that must contend with the repercussions when staff members express their opinions. Please join NJSBA host Ray Pinney as he discusses the issues surrounding this topic with Cherie Adams, a partner with the law firm Adams, Gutierrez, & Lattiboudere, LLC. Source: School Law Today – The First Amendment Rights of Staff 09/28 by NJSBA | Education Podcasts[...Read More]