Protect your school by putting Business Legal Management on your team
BLM's School Program is designed to take the burden off your shoulders by helping your school to avoid legal pitfalls and managing resources on your behalf. Our goal is for you to avoid the distractions caused by legal issues and be able to focus on growing your school and delivering the best educational experience possible.
. . .Remember these schools?
ITT Technical Institute
Marinello Schools of Beauty
Regency Beauty Institute
Alrierus Career Colleges
Brown Mackie College
Carousel Beauty College
Ferrara's Beauty College
Le Cordon Bleu
Mr. Bela's School of Cosmetology
Parker West Barber College
YTI Career Institute
They closed their doors in 2017 and 2018 due to regulatory problems or other issues like these:
Not being aware of/not implementing best management practices
Not complying with Title IV funding rules
Handling student concerns improperly
Lack of strategic planning
Don't follow in their footsteps. Stay informed and compliant with BLM on your team.
Managing Private Postsecondary School Matters
Wrongful termination lawsuits
Sexual harassment claims
Class action lawsuits from students seeking pay
Student contract breaches
Partner / owner / investor issues
Drug and alcohol issues
Data security and privacy breaches
Compliance audits and appeals
Responding to natural disasters
Trademark and copyright infringement claims
As a school owner in today's complex and litigious business world, it seems like the risk of legal issues are
always lurking around the corner. Unexpected legal complications can quickly break budgets and push
stress through the roof, especially when just one preventable lawsuit's legal fees can easily eclipse $50,000.
Most assume that hiring a competent legal counsel is a luxury they can't afford - but with legal risks around
every turn, they can't afford NOT to hire one, either.
With Business Legal Management, for less than 1/2 the price of a front desk employee's salary, you can add
a professional and experienced business legal consultant to your team.
Business Legal Management's members have supervised cases involving hundreds of millions of dollars and
negotiated countless settlements. We can help you see the law as a useful tool for school strategy rather than as just a necessary wrench in the system. We're fluent in both the language of school business and the language of law, so we'll help you manage your legal team smoothly. We're also specialists in the regulatory environment of private postsecondary schools, so we can help you dot all the i's and cross all the t's to stay legally compliant.
We have access to an extensive network of industry experts, specialists, world-class and boutique law firms,
advisers, and other professionals that we can connect you with.
We also have retained an associated law firm, Business Law Group LLP, to provide discounted services for
We will train you on the biggest legal threats to your school, help you deal with legal problems when they
arise, connect you to our network of amazing business and legal experts, and do the heavy lifting so that
you can get back to doing what you do best: teaching students and running a successful business.
Let's protect your school and proactively address and manage the big-risk issues before they happen.