PRESENTATION OF QUALIFICATIONS
Attorney Diana S. Gondek has accrued more than thirty years of experience as an attorney in education law in the public sector. She has specialized in the practice of school law since she was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1973. She has demonstrated her litigation, negotiation, and collective bargaining skills. She is an experienced lecturer and presenter, and she is a published author. She possesses effective research, analytical, and problem solving abilities. She has strong interpersonal and communication skills. She is a dedicated, fair minded, and creative professional.
Attorney Gondek has expertise in many specialized areas of education law, including, among others:
*Arbitration and Teacher Tenure
*Civil Rights/Discrimination Law
*Conflict of Interest Law
*Discipline of Students
*Liability for Negligence
*Municipal Finance Law
*Open Meeting Law
*Public Records Law
*Unfair Labor Practices
In her practice, Attorney Gondek represents clients in litigation in the trial courts, in appellate practice, and in quasi-judicial hearings before state agencies and adjudicatory bodies (including, among others, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Massachusetts Teachers’ Retirement Board, and the Massachusetts Labor Relations Commission). She also represents her clients in arbitration hearings before the American Arbitration Association and in collective bargaining negotiations. She gives advice and counsel to her clients on a regular basis by way of written and verbal opinions.