Practices

School Law

Education

J.D. Temple University, 1993

B.A. University of Houston, 1990

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas, 1994

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Ken Braggs practices in the area of school law, advising independent school districts and other educational entities on student and employee issues, legal compliance, policy issues, business transactions, non-discrimination issues, disability accommodations, and student rights. Mr. Braggs has over 20 years’ experience working at the Federal, State, and local levels of government. During his 12-year tenure in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, Mr. Braggs conducted civil rights investigations and negotiated settlement agreements to resolve complex matters involving Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Age Discrimination Act.

Mr. Braggs served at the Dallas City Attorney’s office as a prosecuting attorney, prepared services contracts for city departments, provided legal advice to the Permit and License Appeal Board, and drafted legal opinions on a variety of issues. Mr. Braggs began his legal career at the Texas Attorney General’s Office.

Experience

Attorney, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (2005-2017)

Investigator, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (2001-2005)

Assistant City Attorney, Dallas City Attorney’s Office (1996-2001)

Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General of Texas (1993-1996)

Memberships

State Bar of Texas

Tarrant County Bar Association

Education Law Association

Texas Association of School Boards, Council of School Attorneys

National School Boards Association, Council of School Attorneys