.. Loading ..

OUR PRACTICE

One of the strongest bonds a lawyer can draw on is the very reason for everyone being in court in the first place — to right a wrong.

Employment Law
We represent employees in claims for employment discrimination, retaliation, whistleblowing, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, compensation, and reasonable accommodation issues.

Learn More

Education Law
We have handled every aspect of school law and special education. We exclusively represent either parents or organizations serving children or adults with disabilities and including these areas as well.

Learn More

Civil Rights Law
Our firm is dedicated to opposing all types of discrimination in educational settings and protecting our client’s rights to free speech, liberty, due process, and equal protection of the laws.

Learn More

OUR ATTORNEYS

People have a pretty good sense of whether they have been treated right or wrong. People have a sense in their stomach, they know it and they should call us. They should do something and we will help them.

Thomas E. Kennedy III
Thomas E. Kennedy III
Thomas E. Kennedy III has built a career fighting injustice and advocating for the rights of the marginalized. His commitment to improving systems that serve the poor and disabled is proven by his zealous advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities, foster children, and minorities in the workplace.

Full Bio

Sarah Jane Hunt
Sarah Jane Hunt
Sarah Jane Hunt has experience representing plaintiffs in civil rights, employment and special education disputes. She also has extensive experience representing individuals in collective and class actions relating to unpaid wages and overtime under both the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage and hour laws.

Full Bio

Althea S. Respess
Althea S. Respess
Althea joined the firm in 2009 as the firm’s office administrator. In addition to managing the day to day operations of the firm, Althea assists the attorneys and clients with their litigation support needs. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida in 1993, where she majored in Legal Studies.

Full Bio

0
In 2016, 2,147 discrimination charges were filed with the EEOC in Missouri, and 5,072 were filed with the EEOC in Illinois.
0
Over 600 wage and hour cases settled between 2007 and 2015 amounting to $3.6 billion in settlement payments to employees.
0
13 percent of public-school enrollment, or 6.6 million children, received special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Act during the 2014-2015 school year.
0
There were 28,181 reported housing discrimination in 2016 – 55% involved disability discrimination, 19.6% involved racial discrimination and 8.5% involved discrimination against families with kids

OUR FIRM: STAFF VIDEOS

Watch and listen to Tom Kennedy, Sarah Jane Hunt, and Althea Respess talk about what motivates them in their work and their dedication to our firm.

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

LATEST NEWS & POSTS

Submit Questionnaire

Case Questionnaires

To help us better understand the nature of your complaint, and what you may have already done concerning your complaint, please complete one of the three questionnaires below with as much detail as possible.

Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /home/tkenne5/public_html/wp-content/plugins/wp-accessibility-helper/inc/wah-front-functions.php on line 323