Stephanie L. Teaford


Stephanie Teaford provides support to educational institutions, including community schools, private schools and career technical schools.

Ms. Teaford’s legal services include:

  • Federal and state education laws, regulations and policy review;
  • Special education matters;
  • Labor and employment;
  • Public records and open meetings issues;
  • Drafting and amending entity formation and organizational documents;
  • Federal and state tax exemption counseling; and
  • Defense of audit findings.

Education & Credentials


American University

B.A., Political Science, 2011
  • magna cum laude

University of Toledo College of Law

J.D., 2014
  • cum laude
  • Law Review Executive Board
  • Public Service Commendation

Bar Admission

  • Ohio


  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • "Ones to Watch," Labor and Employment - Management, 2021-2022

Professional Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • Education Law Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Children's Hunger Alliance


  •  Author, “Changes in Law Allow for Reassessment of 2020 Property Valuations in Ohio,” Dickinson Wright Client Alert, July 2021
  • 50 Shades of Prejudicial: Reexamining Demonstrative Evidence Through State v. Jones, 45 U. Tol. L. Rev. 319 (2014) 
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