Education and Government


We represent school corporations and their boards. Beasley & Gilkison has served as legal counsel for area school corporations for over 40 years. Some of the services we provide for these clients are:

  • Advising school administrators regarding parent, teacher, and student issues
  • Preparing or reviewing policies and contracts
  • Appearing before the Indiana State Board of Education, Indiana Education Employment Relations Board, and other administrative agencies
  • Participating in collective bargaining and school funding bond issues
  • Maintaining membership in national and state education law organizations
  • Preparing or reviewing bid specifications, notices, contracts, leases, construction agreements, and other business documents
  • Reviewing employment practices, salary and benefit questions, and other personnel matters
  • Counseling school personnel and participating in student discipline hearings
  • Attending public meetings and executive session of the Board of School Trustees
  • Attending meetings with staff, parents, or students as requested
  • Preparing documents for school real estate transactions
  • Counseling clients regarding tort liability and insurance matters

Mark A. Ervin

Aubrey J. Crist


We have represented several municipalities, as well as other governmental and quasi-governmental entities, providing a wide range of legal services.


Mark A. Ervin

Sara Shade Hamilton

Benjamin J. Freeman

Aubrey J. Crist

Rebecca E. Hollowell



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