California Education Lawyers

Maurice Rene Dyson
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San Diego, CA Education Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(855) 673-9766 Diamond View Tower
350 10th Avenue, 10th Floor
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationEducation, Business, Cannabis Law and Immigration
Columbia Law School
Maurice Dyson, Esq. has successfully handled over $166 billion dollars of business deals and class action litigation worth over $15 billion. He was inducted to the Bar of the U.S.Supreme Court, NY Supreme Court, and NY Court of Appeals. He is licensed before the U.S. Dept. of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review, is a former U.S. Dept. of Ed. OCR civil rights attorney, former corporate counsel at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and an honors graduate of Columbia Law School and Columbia College, Columbia University. With nearly 20 years of experience, the firm is a nationally recognized leader in...
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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San Francisco, CA Education Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 510-3916 One Embarcadero Center
Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94111
Education, Business, Criminal Defense and Divorce
University of California Hastings College of the Law
"The comfort I found in trusting my trial outcome to Ali was reinforced with every interaction. He was brilliant in the courtroom, assuming control and extracting the real truth from those who absolutely did not want to give it. He is alive and passionate and at all times I felt that the case was every bit as important to him as it was to me. With Ali, I won my case on every single issue and every single point. ... He is my lawyer for life! Do yourself the favor of getting to know him."
- Client Testimonial

Attorney Shahrestani offers intense,...
Katie Walsh
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Santa Ana, CA Education Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(714) 619-9355 1851 E. 1rst Street
Suite 900
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Free ConsultationEducation, Criminal Defense and Juvenile
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Katie Walsh is a criminal attorney who focuses her practice on children, and Juvenile Criminal law.

Ms. Walsh wants to help parents and children navigate the juvenile criminal system getting them the best result possible.

Before starting her own firm in 2012, Ms. Walsh was an Orange County District Attorney for 10 years where she worked in Juvenile court and Domestic Violence unit. She has the benefit of viewing her cases from both sides, as a former DA. She also deals with schools and school districts regarding school discipline and expulsion issues.

Ms. Walsh’s main goal is...
Michelle Becker
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Pasadena, CA Education Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(626) 627-2596 3579 E. Foothill Blvd., #636
Pasadena, CA 91107
Education and Immigration
Concord Law School
I am a special education attorney representing parents seeking special education services for their child in the local public schools.
Gregory Francisco Gillett
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San Luis Obispo, CA Education Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(805) 980-9002 1042 Palm Street, 2nd Floor
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Education, Business, Family and Juvenile
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Gillett Law has served clients throughout California for over a decade.  Mr. Gillett and his staff understand that any legal issue, whether it be a family issue, a problem at school, a brush with the law or a chance to grow your business, can be a difficult time in one’s life.  That is why the firm takes every effort to understand who you are, where you are coming from and what actions need to be taken to serve your interest.   Mr. Gillett has a broad caseload and resume to match.  Throughout his practice he has been committed to...
Joseph Hyunsung Lee
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Pasadena, CA Education Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(626) 325-0770 301 E. Colorado Boulevard
Suite 705
Pasadena, CA 91101
Free ConsultationEducation, Administrative and Estate Planning
Seton Hall University School of Law
“I have walked many paths in life. I started life out as an attorney, have been a minister, a school teacher, but the most important job I’ve ever had is a father. When my son, Danny was born, it changed my life. When he was diagnosed with autism, it shook my world. When the school system and the state tried to cut off his services because of this current budget crisis in California, it pointed me to my true calling. I have often wondered why I’ve been privileged to be able to have three very satisfying careers as...
Jivaka Candappa
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Pasadena, CA Education Law Lawyer
(626) 345-5334 739 East Walnut Street, Suite 204
Pasadena, CA 91101
Education, Civil Rights, Criminal Defense and Employment
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Jivaka Candappa is the principal of Candappa Law Firm. He is an aggressive and passionate trial lawyer with over a decade of litigation experience in civil rights, criminal defense, education, employment and personal injury law. He was named a Rising Star by the Super Lawyers Magazine, an honor that recognizes only 2.5% of attorneys in California for attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Matthew Howard Storey
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San Diego, CA Education Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(858) 430-8166 2247 San Diego Ave #237
San Diego, CA 92110
Free ConsultationEducation
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Matthew Storey is a partner at the Law Offices of Schwartz & Storey. Mr. Storey's focus is on representing families in all areas of general and special education and equality law. As a respected attorney in the field of special education, Mr. Storey has given numerous seminars and lectures on special education, self-advocacy, and is a professor of Law and Ethics at the Brandman University School Psychology graduate program. Involved in special education most of his life, Mr. Storey's younger brother has cerebral palsy and his parents fought with different school districts for eighteen years. During those...
Sholeh Iravantchi
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Santa Ana, CA Education Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(714) 619-9303 1851 E. First Street,
Suite 900
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Free ConsultationEducation, Criminal Defense and Immigration
Pacific Coast Univ
As a former public defender, experienced advocate, and trial attorney, my staff and I are committed to provide you with personalized attention and aggressive representation.
Hans Albert Gillinger
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Los Angeles, CA Education Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(310) 204-6624 13323 Washington Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Education, Appeals, Business and Juvenile
Pepperdine University School of Law
HANS GILLINGER specializes in representing students with disabilities with respect to their educational needs and related civil rights litigation. In 2004 Hans began advocating for the special education rights of children and young adults while in law school. Graduating in 2005, he began at a law firm in parent practice. While serving his special needs clients, he performed extensive legal research and analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the California Education Code, and implementing federal and state law regulations. During these first years of his practice, he represented clientsâ interests at individual education program (IEP)...
Leigh Anne Kretzschmar
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San Diego, CA Education Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(619) 231-9323 1744 Sixth Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationEducation, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Univ of San Diego School of Law
I have been assisting clients in matters of divorce, support (child and spousal), custody and visitation and domestic violence since 1996. My reputation is that of a strong advocate who involves her clients in all aspects of their legal matters. My goal is to make my client's legal process as easy as possibly, keeping focused on protecting what matters most to that client. My clients find it easy to reach me and appreciate working directly with me.
John Michael Ottoboni
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San Jose, CA Education Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(408) 280-0535 333 W. Santa Clara Street
Suite 700
San Jose, CA 95113
Education, Business and Real Estate
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
John M. Ottoboni is a former partner one of the founders of Ferrari Ottoboni Caputo & Wunderling. He became Of Counsel to the firm in 2007. He completed his law degree from University of California, Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law. Mr. Ottoboni is admitted to practice law in all California courts and certain federal district courts, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals and U.S. Supreme Court. John is married to his wife, Nancy, and is the proud father of five children and seven grandchildren. Mr. Ottoboni currently lives in Monte Sereno.
Martha Anne Millar
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Sacramento, CA Education Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(530) 273-2740 980 9th Street, 16th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95834
Education
Golden Gate University School of Law
Since 2008, Martha Watson has provided quality legal representation to parents of children with disabilities in California regarding their child's individualized education program, commonly known as an "IEP."

We champion the right of children with disabilities to a free appropriate public education that meets their unique needs.

We believe that all individuals are entitled to lives of dignity and social engagement. To this end, we are committed to helping families understand their educational rights.

Our goal is to empower families, such as yours, by identifying and working to obtain the educational tools and supports they need for their loved ones with...
Jennifer A. Miller
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Ventura, CA Education Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(805) 218-0113 1645 Donlon Street, STE 103
Ventura, CA 93003
Education, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Divorce
With 17 years of experience, Attorney Jennifer Miller combines legal knowledge with a caring and compassionate approach. When you need valuable legal advice and counsel, Attorney Miller provides a client-centered practice where your concerns are heard and your legal issues are resolved.
Stephan Math
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Westlake Village, CA Education Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(805) 300-2097 2625 Townsgate Rd, Ste. 330
Westlake Village, CA 91361
Free ConsultationEducation, Administrative and Employment
Loyola Law School
I entered Loyola Law School’s evening program in September 1968 where during my tenure I represented indigent people as part of the school’s law clinic program. Also, having excelled in legal writing and moot court competition, finishing as a semi finalist, I was, in my last year as a student given a Teaching Fellowship where I was privileged to teach first year law students the basics of legal writing and prepare them for moot court competition. While in law school I was employed full time by the American Arbitration Association as Assistant to the Regional Director where I was able...
Carolyn J Olson
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Pasadena, CA Education Law Attorney
(626) 395-0146 1250 E Walnut Blvd.
Suite 122
Pasadena, CA 91106
Free ConsultationEducation
Pacific Coast University School of Law
Ms Olson was born in Southern California and has a lifelong intellectual curiosity, earning a Masters Degree and a Juris Doctor Degree, fueling her gift for teaching. As a Professor of Pacific Coast University, she has a genuine desire to inspire the students she loves so much and whose lives she touches wanting them to rise to their fullest potential. She is a visionary educator who loves the law. After graduating from law school and passing the Bar she practiced law to become one of the top attorneys at Student Rights Advocates so that everyone will...
Michelle Alissa Ball
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Sacramento, CA Education Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(916) 444-9064 717 K St, Suite 228
Sacramento, CA 95814
Education
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and Univ of California Santa Barbara
Dana Louise Curtis Esq.
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Sausalito, CA Education Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(415) 331-5158 4000 Bridgeway
Suite 401
Sausalito, CA 94965
Education, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Santa Clara University School of Law
For 22 years, I have devoted my career as a lawyer to helping parties resolve their conflicts efficiently, effectively and respectfully. I believe the quality of a mediated resolution, and of the mediation process, to be as important to the parties as the fact of resolution.
Rosty G Gore
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Los Angeles, CA Education Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(310) 552-0500 1880 Century Park East Suite 1104
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Education, Administrative, Criminal Defense and Employment
Melissa Amster
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Los Angeles, CA Education Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(213) 444-6028 1976 S. La Cienega Blvd. #C-353
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Education
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Bonnie Yates
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Los Angeles, CA Education Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(310) 204-6624 13323 W. Washington Blvd.
Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Free ConsultationEducation
Loyola Law School
The Law Offices of Bonnie Z Yates employs a team approach in securing your child’s education rights. We have helped hundreds of children obtain vital educational services throughout California. Our team is composed of attorneys, skilled education professionals and support staff committed to assisting you in obtaining all the education services to which your child is entitled. If you would like to schedule an initial free phone consultation, please take a minute to fill out our “Family Intake Form“. Once completed, our office will call to set up a convenient appointment time with you.
Pablo Tagre
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Modesto, CA Education Law Attorney
(888) 597-9685 1500 Standiford Avenue, Building C
Modesto, CA 95350
Education, Agricultural, Arbitration & Mediation and Juvenile
Harvard Law School
In founding the Tagre Law Office, Pablo A. Tagre drew from years of experience working as an attorney at prominent California law firms in order to provide his clients the quality of service they would expect from a larger operation at a more affordable cost than could be found at an overhead-intensive firm. Mr. Tagre has extensive experience helping small, medium, and large businesses with all areas of their operation – from initial business start-up, including incorporation, LLC formation, and partnership formation, to everyday concerns, such as contract negotiation, employment matters, owner disputes, litigation, corporate maintenance/annual meetings, and more. Mr. Tagre also...
Michael Patrick Clancey
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Sacramento, CA Education Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(916) 920-9470 2151 River Plaza Drive
Suite 306
Sacramento, CA 95833
Education, International and Military
Western State University College of Law, Western State University College of Law, Middle Temple - London, England, Regent University School of Law, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, The Judge Advocate General's School and U.S. Naval Justice School
Carol Ellen Lavacot
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Irvine, CA Education Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(949) 476-9000 The Atrium Building
19200 Von Karman Ave., Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92612
Education, Appeals, Criminal Defense and Juvenile
Western State Univ
Over 30 years of extensive experience in all aspects of criminal defense work as well as juvenile law and dependency law of which 23 years was with the Orange County Public Defender's Office attaining the status of Assistant Public Defender.
Katherine Siegfried
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Oakland, CA Education Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(510) 465-0018 1939 Harrison St
Suite 120
Oakland, CA 94612
Education and Social Security Disability
New York University School of Law
Attorney Katherine Siegfried has over ten years of experience representing individuals with disabilities in administrative hearings and appeals. She has worked with clients on initial applications for disability benefits through federal court appeals.

Ms. Siegfried also handles special education appeals throughout the Bay Area for children of all ages and types of disabilities.

She personally oversees each case, and works closely with clients to ensure that they gain a better understanding of the appeal process and of the merits of their case.

Pursuing Social Security Disability benefits, or trying to get the services your child needs through special education,...
Adam Wasserman
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Woodland Hills, CA Education Law Attorney
(818) 917-4397 21550 Oxnard Blvd
Suite 1010
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Education
I have spent my entire professional career leveling the playing field for people with disabilities while working to help to remove the shame, stigma, and fear often experienced by my clients. My legal practice covers all of California. I represent children and young adults from age 3 through high-school who are eligible for special education. For most of my clients, I personally attend their IEPs and oversee their educational plan. Compliance is a key factor in a successful IEP. My team of experts and I not only assure that the IEP is appropriate, but is carried out with fidelity. I...
Linda Eileen Cummings
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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Education Law Attorney with 32 years experience
P.O. Box 80496
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
Education, Business, Insurance Claims and Real Estate
Western State Univ
Robert David Links
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San Francisco, CA Education Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(415) 393-8001 1 Embarcadero Center
Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94111-3619
Education, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
UCLA School of Law
Also known as Bo Links, I have practiced in San Francisco since 1974. My firm is Slote, Links & Boreman, LLP. I represent school administrators, educational institutions, students, parents and teachers. I also specialize in construction and employment-related litigation. I also serve as a mediator in a variety of cases.An extensive list of matters that I have handled is available on our website - www.slotelaw.com. I am also a published golf writer (four books - Follow the Wind; Riverbank Tweed & Roadmap Jenkins: Tales from the Caddie Yard; Golf Poems; Alister MacKenzie's Legacy of Public...
Guy Ellery Louie
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Hayward, CA Education Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(925) 234-1440 225 West Winton Avenue- Suite 200
Hayward, CA 94533
Education, Animal, Appeals and Juvenile
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Heather Ledgerwood
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Palo Alto, CA Education Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(650) 321-8722 228 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 325
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Education, Estate Planning and Tax
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Mandy Gina Leigh
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San Francisco, CA Education Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(415) 399-9155 870 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94102
Education, Business, Civil Rights and Employment
Nova Univ Law Center
Erin McNally
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Redding, CA Education Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(530) 246-1578 1574 West Street
Redding, CA 96001
Free ConsultationEducation, Criminal Defense, Estate Planning and Juvenile
Western State University College of Law
Jay T Jambeck
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San Francisco, CA Education Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(415) 399-9155 870 Market Street, Suite 1157
San Francisco, CA 94102
Free ConsultationEducation, Business, Civil Rights and Employment
University of Florida
Jay is a partner at the Leigh Law Group a San Francisco Bay Area law firm located in San Francisco and Marin County which practices in Education Law, Special Education Law, Civil Rights, Employment and Business law. Jay has litigated throughout California and the West for the past 11 years. Jay has obtained substantial relief for his clients ranging from a $1.7 million settlement in a shareholder dispute to providing an employee a promotion that was denied due to discrimination along with monetary damages and leave credits.
Jennifer Kelly Whipple
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Los Gatos, CA Education Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(408) 637-6145 15466 Los Gatos Blvd, Suite 109
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Free ConsultationEducation
University of California, Davis, School of Law
Jennifer K. Whipple is an Attorney with over 17 years of civil litigation experience. Prior to founding Whipple Law Group, Ms. Whipple served as In-house Litigation Counsel and Assistant General Counsel to the world's largest fresh-packed tomato processor and prior to that, she was a Partner at an AV-rated firm. Ms. Whipple’s current practice focuses on Special Education law and Employment law. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ...
Timothy Michael Hamilton
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San Francisco, CA Education Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(415) 570-7694 50 Francisco Street, Suite 460
San Francisco, CA 94133
Education, Business, Elder and Medical Malpractice
Loyola Law School
Brian D Carroll
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Hermosa Beach, CA Education Law Lawyer
(424) 247-7683 2447 Pacific Coast Hwy, 2nd Floor
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Education, Appeals, Divorce and Family
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University and Temple University Beasley School of Law
Mr. Carroll was born and raised in the South Bay. He attended law school at Arizona State University. Thereafter, Mr. Carroll obtained an advanced law degree in trial advocacy from Temple University. Temple University Beasley School of Law has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the top three trial advocacy programs in the country for more than twenty years. Before starting his own law firm in Hermosa Beach, California, Mr. Carroll served as an extern for a superior court family law judge and he also worked as an attorney for one of the premier boutique family...
Michael David Hersh
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Santa Fe Springs, CA Education Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(562) 478-1348 11745 Telegraph Rd
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Education
Georgetown Univ Law Ctr
Kathryn Elizabeth Dobel
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Berkeley, CA Education Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(510) 548-2004 1700 Shattuck Avenue, 77
Berkeley, CA 94709
Education
University of San Francisco School of Law and Santa Clara University
Veronica Nanette Norris
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Tustin, CA Education Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(714) 505-2202 14081 Yorba St
Tustin, CA 92780
Education
Loyola Law School
Georgianna Junco Kelman
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Studio City, CA Education Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(818) 386-2800 12711 Ventura Blvd
Suite 410
Studio City, CA 91604
Education and Civil Rights
Whittier Coll School of Law

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