425 South Perry Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104

Erika Perrone Tatum

SHAREHOLDER

Telephone 334-834-7600
Fax 334-263-5969
Email etatum@hillhillcarter.com

Ms. Tatum represents numerous boards of education throughout the state of Alabama on issues related to students with disabilities regarding all aspects of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.  In addition to handling cases and providing legal opinions, Ms. Tatum also conducts seminars and training, consults with administrators and teachers on a daily basis, attends Section 504 and IEP meetings, and defends investigations conducted by the Office for Civil Rights and Alabama State Department of Education.

Practice Areas

Education

Bar Admissions

GEORGIA

1996

ALABAMA

1999

U.S. CIRCUIT COURTS

Eleventh Circuit

U.S. DISTRICT COURTS

Northern District of Alabama
Middle District of Alabama
Southern District of Alabama

Education

1996

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Birmingham, Alabama, J.D.

1993

Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida, B.A.

Seminar Presentations

Alabama MEGA Conference

Surviving Special Education Due Process Hearings

Alabama MEGA Conference

Special Education Litigation

Alabama Council of School Board Attorneys

Strategies for Successful Special Education Due Process Hearings

Alabama Council of School Board Attorneys

Special Education Update: Top 10 Mistakes Boards Make

Alabama School Board Association

Special Education Due Process Hearings

Elmore County Board of Education

Education Law Update

Montgomery County Board of Education

Section 504 Coordinators Training

Montgomery County Board of Education

Grievance Complaints and Investigations

Autauga County Board of Education

Special Education Issues

Autauga County Board of Education

Section 504 Coordinators Training

Troy City Board of Education

Discipline of Students with Disabilities

Troy City Board of Education

Section 504 Coordinators Training

Dale County Board of Education

Section 504 and Special Education Training

Macon County Board of Education

Health Care Law Issues

Associations

ALABAMA STATE BAR ASSOCCIATION

Member

GEORGIA STATE BAR ASSOCIATION

Member

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

Member

ALABAMA DEFENSE LAWYERS ASSOCIATION

Member

ALABAMA COUNCIL OF SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEYS

Member

NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARD ASSOCIATION COUNCIL OF SCHOOL ATTORNEYS

Member

Published Work

The Impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act on AIDS Discrimination in the Workplace, The American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 19:3 (1996)

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