Gregory Smith represents students and teachers in civil matters and defendants of all kinds in criminal courts.
A substantial portion of his practice consists of claims on behalf of the victims of sexual harassment. Attorney Smith brings these actions against sexual harassment in school in federal courts under Title IX.
“Judge Rules Against New Fairfield Schools in Sexual Harassment Lawsuit.“ — Danbury News-Times
Greg Smith wins compensation for the victims of harassment and bullying. He defends students against unfair discipline. He protects the disabled from discrimination. He advises teachers on their rights in employment.
“Connecticut School Sued Over Coach That Lacked Permit.” — USA Today
Gregory Smith enjoys a statewide reputation for his work as a school lawyer. Fellow attorneys refer their clients’ school matters to him. He has won awards from the Connecticut Bar Association for his pro bono work on behalf of indigent students.
“Extremely knowledgeable and trustworthy, he has helped our family navigate through a difficult case with sensitivity and kindness.”
Greg Smith counsels students, teachers and the disabled on all matters having to do with public and private elementary and secondary schools. On his clients’ behalf he argues cases in administrative hearings and pursues claims in state and federal courts. When his clients face criminal charges he represents them as a criminal defense attorney in the Superior Court.
“I feel more confident now knowing that I can reach out to you.”
One reason clients come to Greg Smith as a school lawyer is his long experience as a teacher. Greg taught public high school for thirty years in Massachusetts and Connecticut. In the eleven years since then he has continued his work for adolescents, this time as a lawyer representing theirs and their families’ legal interests.
“You will be our go-to attorney.”
Mother Settles Lawsuit Against Danbury for Paraprofessional’s Assault on Her Autistic Child.
Bridgeport Settles Civil Rights Case Against Music Teacher for Her Attack on a Student on a 504 Plan.
Cheshire Student Brings Federal Discrimination Claims Against the Principal of His Elementary School.