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Young, Minney, & Corr LLP
California's Most Experienced and Knowledgeable Firm Specializing in Charter School Law


Please visit Young, Minney, & Corr's website here: http://mycharterlaw.com/


Contact Information
James E. Young
Paul C. Minney
Lisa A. Corr
655 University Avenue, Suite 150
Sacramento, CA. 95825
Phone: 916.646.1400
Fax: 916.646.1300
Web: http://mycharterlaw.com/
Information: info@mycharterlaw.com

Services Overview
Young, Minney, & Corr, LLP is a leader in charter school law, with experience representing over 200 charter schools throughout the state.

Our expertise encompasses every facet of California charter school law, from planning to ongoing operation. We offer value by developing customized strategies to address each client's specific situation - now, and into the future.

YM&C emphasizes a preventative approach to the law, helping our clients anticipate legal difficulties, minimize exposure to legal claims and fees, and prevent operational challenges.

The team at Young, Minney, & Corr, LLP has been providing expert, effective and responsive legal advice to California 's charter school community since the inception of the Charter Schools Act. We are the leader in all areas of law that are most significant to the successful operation of a charter school: Labor and employment matters, student discipline, audit issues, constitutional claims, facilities, finance, and nonprofit corporate issues to name a few. We have assisted hundreds of charter schools in the successful development and operation of charter schools throughout the state. Our breadth of experience and knowledge base can help your school to steer clear of legal pot holes and keep legal costs to a minimum.

What makes YM&C unique:

We listen carefully to your situation and goals, and provide an honest assessment.

• We formulate legal strategies that best fit your goals and objectives, and implement them aggressively.

• We use our experience, creativity, technology and expertise to solve your existing dispute, and prevent future challenges.

• We offer all of our services at fair, competitive prices and deliver them with pride.

• We hire only the most qualified and experienced legal professionals.

Our Philosophy

A Commitment to Service:
Young, Minney, & Corr, LLP provides clients with the highest quality legal services, performed by experienced practitioners who consistently deliver winning results.

YM&C takes pride in being the law firm schools retain to solve their most difficult and important challenges. The firm's approach is to provide clients with the full range of available options and strive for goals determined by the clients. Attorneys of the firm continually monitor the latest developments in matters of significance to their clients, providing the highest quality legal representation.

The firm has established standards of practice that all personnel are expected to meet in order to provide consistently superior service. Understanding that prompt response time is vital, the firm standards require that all telephone calls be returned within 24 hours, or sooner if the client requires.

YM&C attorneys are available seven days a week, day or night, to respond to emergency needs, such as injunctive actions against a district, or questions arising prior to Governing Board meetings.

The firm provides clients the legal advice clients need at the time they need it. YM&C exceeds clients' expectations for outstanding work product, even under extremely tight deadlines.

Our Clients

We currently represent more than 200 charter schools and private foundations committed to expanding the charter school movement in California.

Our Services

YM&C's team of experts is well prepared to assist charter schools in every aspect of their creation, expansion, and operation, including the following:

Charter Development and Drafting

Nonprofit incorporation for Charter Schools and Foundations
(including tax exemption work)

Business Service Agreements

Memoranda of Understanding

Legal Opinions

Charter Negotiations

Representation Before Agencies and Courts

Board Governance Assistance

Facilities Development (including Prop. 39 negotiations)

Special Education

Personnel and Labor Relations

Student Issues


School Policy Development

In-service Training and Workshops

For more information please visit our website at http://mycharterlaw.com/.

If you have any questions about how we can meet your unique legal needs please e-mail or call us. A customized legal service proposal that details our services and rates will be sent upon request