Tyson Bennett, the managing partner of the Annapolis office of Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, focuses on education law, disabilities law, employment law and zoning law. He represents private and public educational institutions and interests throughout Maryland. He has served as a member of a county school board and as a local education hearing examiner. He has been counseling local school boards for more than 25 years.
Mr. Bennett has represented employers and employees in labor and employment disputes for more than a quarter of a century, assisting clients with federal and state claims. Mr. Bennett served on the staff of the Anne Arundel County Office of Planning and Zoning as well as the Zoning Hearing Office, then spent 15 years as the attorney for the County Board of Appeals.
Having amassed vast disabilities law experience and litigated numerous cases in state, federal trial and appellate courts, Mr. Bennett lectures widely on disabilities and other school law issues around the country. He has taught or lectured at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Washington, Penn State University, George Washington University and the Franklin Pierce Law Center of the University of New Hampshire. In addition, he has given numerous presentations and been published on a variety of special education and school law issues.