John F. Brower is an attorney
with the Law Office of John F Brower in Brighton, Michigan. Mr.
Brower is also the managing partner of the
Education Law Center, PLLC,
an organization that provides training and consultation services on
school law issues. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the
American Bar Association, the Council of Parents Attorneys, and
Advocates (COPAA) and is admitted to practice before both Michigan and
the federal courts. His practice focuses on representing parents and
students in matters involving education law including student rights;
discipline and special education matters; IDEA due process and school
board hearings; parent-administrator meetings; mediation; and
litigation relating to education law in both state and federal court.
He has been involved in creating school policies and student
discipline as an elected member of the Brighton Area Schools Board of
Education. He received a B.S. degree, magna cum laude, from Eastern
Michigan University and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from The
Thomas Cooley Law School in Lansing, where he is also an adjunct
professor of Education Law instructing future attorneys and
post-graduate level school administrators on education law.