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Education Law Center

A Member Organization of the Pro Bono Center
The Education Law Center is a legal advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring all Pennsylvania children have access to a quality public education, including early childhood and early intervention services from birth through age 21. Offers legal support to community organizations seeking state and local policy reform to improve schools and provides technical assistance and support for pro bono attorneys working on matters of public education. Formal legal representation is also provided at no cost to students and families on cases involving public education reform.

Public Contact: 

Education Law Center
702 Law & Finance Building
429 Fourth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-391-4496 (fax)


The Education Law Center can provide legal advice to only a limited number of callers through their Information and Referral service.  However, you may find the help you need by checking their publications, Frequently Asked Questions, and other links on their website:

Practice Areas:

Civil Rights
Disabilities and Health

Type of service:

Provides legal advocacy to families who have public education-related problems.  Services include individual counseling and technical support, legal representation in select individual cases and cases involving key issues affecting large numbers of students, and advocating for administrative and legislative reforms at the local, state, and national levels. 

How to volunteer:

Interested attorneys should contact Nancy Hubley (information listed below.)


Nancy Hubley, Esq., Managing Attorney
702 Law & Finance Building
429 Fourth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219