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Mr. Henslee’s career has focused on education law for the past thirty five years . Early in his career he was asked by the State Commissioner of Education to serve as the state education agency’s first director of Hearings and Appeals. After leaving public service at the Agency, Mr. Henslee entered private practice in Austin, Texas. His focus has been on school district and college related employment and personnel, special education, students and school business matters.
Mr. Henslee has focused his practice exclusively on the representation of special education students and their parents, teachers, public school students, school administrators, superintendents, individual board members and college faculty and students.
In the course of his practice Mr. Henslee has tried over 200 lawsuits and administrative hearings and argued education related appeals before state and federal trial courts, state appellate courts, the Supreme Court of Texas, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
He is a widely sought after speaker and lecturer on education law. He has served as a guest lecturer at every major college and university in Texas. Books and other publications written, edited and/or published by him have served as teaching materials at sixteen colleges and universities. He has frequently provided continuing education for attorneys, educators and others interested in continuing legal education.
Mr. Henslee provides mediation and negotiation services, utilizing his postgraduate training at the University of Houston and Harvard Law School. He enjoys helping people resolve their disputes, photography and playing with his twin grandsons, Mason and Braden.
Specialties: Education Law, Special Education, Employment Law
B.S., Political Science, University of Houston, 1969
J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 1972
State Bar of Texas
Washington State Bar Association
United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States
School Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation Sections of the State Bar of Texas and the Washington State Bar Association
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Law Office of Donald G. Henslee
700 Lavaca Street, Ste 1400
Austin, TX 78701
Telephone (512) 320-9177
Fax (512) 320-9178