David S Hirt

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  • Direct Phone:
  • (216) 503-5082
  • Fax:
  • (216) 446-6032

6480 Rockside Woods Blvd. South, Suite 300 Cleveland, OH 44131
Phone:(216) 503-5055 Fax:(216) 446-6032

David Hirt advises boards and their administrators in all areas of education law, including special education law, student enrollment and tuition issues, student discipline, and labor and employment law. He represents the interests of boards of education at meetings with parents and school personnel, at labor arbitrations, in administrative hearings such as due process hearings and unfair labor practice hearings, and in state and federal courts. David also defends boards of education against complaints filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission, and the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Additionally, David offers in-service training to district personnel in special education law, student discipline, and tuition and enrollment issues. He has served on the Portage County Bar Association’s Certified Grievance Committee, including as its Chairperson, and he is a former member of the City of Kent, Ohio, Board of Zoning Appeals.

  • Bar Admissions and Memberships
  • Admitted to practice law in Ohio, the U.S. District Courts for both the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for 
the Sixth Circuit
  • Member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Portage County Bar Association, and the Ohio School Boards Association’s Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Member and past chairman of the Portage County Bar Association’s certified grievance committee
  • Education
  • Received his undergraduate degree in geological science from 
Kent State University (B.S., 1986)
  • Received a master’s degree in geological science at Indiana University 
at Bloomington (M.S., 1988)
  • Graduated from The Maurer School of Law at Indiana University Bloomington (J.D., 1994) after spending a year as a visiting student at Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio

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