120 years of combined experience.

Civil litigation and appeals, administrative and regulatory work representation

Firm Overview

Brim, Robinett & Brim, P.C.

Firm Partners

Brim, Robinett & Brim, P.C. is a boutique law firm that limits its practice to education-related representation and counseling of employees in civil litigation and appeals, administrative and regulatory work.

Our lawyers have over 120 years of combined experience in these areas, representing primarily individuals  and governmental entities in a wide variety of administrative hearings, mediations, trials and appeals throughout Texas. We are proud of our reputation as a group of effective, ethical lawyers who work hard to get the best possible results for our clients.

Our practice areas include administrative hearings in schools and colleges, litigation and appeals in state and federal courts and regulatory and administrative proceedings and advice in the following areas:

  • education law
  • employment contracts
  • administrative law  
  • labor and employment, including issues relating to civil rights and discrimination, termination of employment, whistleblower claims, certification, licensure, contracts, due process issues, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII,  and the Fair Labor Standards Act 

Representative clients of the firm include individual members of the Association of Texas Professional Educators, the largest Texas teacher organization, with a membership of more than 100,000, members of the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, members of the Texas Community College Teachers Association, educators facing threatened sanction of their teaching certificates and educators working in charter schools across Texas.

Our goal is to resolve our clients' legal concerns with high quality, cost-effective solutions in a timely manner, keeping our clients informed of their options, our assessment, and our progress.

Team Members

Jefferson K. Brim, III (Jay)

Jefferson K. Brim, III (Jay)

Founding Partner

Jay Brim has been a full-time school lawyer since serving as a staff attorney to Texas Commissioner of Education M. L. Brockette from 1977 to 1979. He began representing ATPE and its members in October of 1980, a relationship that has continued until now

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Mark W. Robinett

Mark W. Robinett

Managing Partner

Mark primarily represents public school employees in personnel matters at administrative levels and in litigation, drawing upon his legal experience.

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Brandon Y. Brim

Brandon Y. Brim


Since 2012, Brandon has traveled around Texas representing school employees in courts, school board meetings, grievances, and termination proceedings as well as in TEA and CPS investigations.

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Norma J. Cantu

Norma J. Cantu

Of Counsel

Norma J. Cantu has been serving Texas educators since 2009. She has combined her background as a teacher and bilingual skills with her passion for advocacy to serve ATPE members across the state.

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Melody Montemayor

Melody Montemayor

Office Administrator

Melody Montemayor joined the firm as an administrator in 1999. She manages the firm's billing and keeps the office running.

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