For Chris Dove, L’03, and Dan Zmijewski, L’02, an unexpected phone call has grown into a new practice area and opportunity to make schools safer for children. “It was a little bit of chance,” Dove said. “It started with physical abuse of students at a private school, and since then the practice has grown wider and wider.”
Zmijewski and Dove’s small firm, DRZ Law in Kansas City, Missouri, focuses on a variety of legal issues, from civil rights to commercial cases. Representing victims of student abuse and school bullying is one of the firm’s growing practice areas, and one that the partners have chosen to prioritize. The team handles cases ranging from cyberbullying, to physical abuse, to sexual assault.