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Bowles Rice's Top-Ranked Education Law Team Welcomes New Attorney
Charleston, West Virginia – Bowles Rice is pleased to announce that attorney Canon B. Hill was admitted to the West Virginia Bar on February 7. A seasoned education attorney with years of experience advising public schools in Georgia, Hill relocated to West Virginia in 2017 and joined Bowles Rice in the regional law firm’s Charleston, West Virginia office.
“For the past year, Canon Hill has been working with the Bowles Rice Education Law Group to fine-tune her knowledge of West Virginia school law. Today, we congratulate Canon on her bar admission and look forward to a bright future for her at Bowles Rice,” said Tom Heywood, the firm’s Managing Partner. “Canon’s vast experience and knowledge will enhance the exceptional client service already provided by our top-ranked Education Group.”
Hill has advised and represented school districts and boards of education in a variety of matters, including employment, discipline and discharge, and compliance with federal laws. She has representative experience involving special education and Section 504 students, EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) charges and Title IX policies and procedures.
A 2005 graduate of Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law, Hill also is admitted to practice in Georgia and the District of Columbia.
Ranked #1 in West Virginia school law by “Best Lawyers in America” and recognized by "U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Law Firms” as top-tier in Education Law, Bowles Rice is a full-service law firm with 110 attorneys serving clients from seven offices located in Charleston, Martinsburg, Morgantown, Parkersburg and Wheeling, West Virginia; Southpointe, Pennsylvania; and Winchester, Virginia.