Gregory Smith represents students, teachers and the disabled. A former teacher himself, he handles all matters having to do with school and education. When necessary he defends clients in criminal court as well.
Greg has successfully taken school districts to federal court on behalf of the victims of sexual harassment.
“My family highly recommends Greg… a very competent professional who took the extra time in providing us timely, efficient and effective service of the highest caliber… very patient and understanding in advising us as we made our decisions and course of action. We are very appreciative.”
The Skills of a Large Firm With the Attention of a Personal Lawyer
Greg treats every case like it’s his first. Clients trust him to return their calls, keep them up to date and give them his honest and most professional opinion.
“Thanks for your outstanding skills, flexibility, and overall service, Greg.”
Do I Need an Attorney?
People come to Greg Smith frustrated and angry. School officials have not listened. Boards of ed have not respected their rights. When people can no longer help themselves, Gregory Smith pursues their interests.
“Attorney Smith was very thorough and professional and helped put a difficult situation into perspective… knowledgable and experienced… I would recommend him without reservation.”
Action and Advice
- Winning compensation for the victims of sexual harassment and bullying
- Defending students against unfair discipline
- Protecting the disabled from discrimination
- Advising teachers on their rights in employment
- Arguing on clients’ behalf in administrative hearings and in civil and criminal court
“I feel more confident now knowing that I can reach out to you.”
Judge Rules Against District for Retaliation by Teachers Against Student with 504 Plan
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.
Making Schools Meet Their Obligations
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.
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.