Tag Archives: Special Education Advocacy

Should I Hire a Special Education Advocate or an Attorney?

Published on May 19, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

I am often asked by prospective clients and parents of children with special education needs who attend workshops and speeches I give:  “I know I need some help at my child’s IEP meetings, but should I hire a special education advocate or a special education lawyer?”  It’s an excellent question, and in a very lawyerly […]

10 Tips for Starting a Special Education Law Practice, Part III

Published on May 6, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

The stakes are incredibly high when one is representing the interests of children with special education needs.  While I think it is a good idea to weigh the “pros and cons” of entering any field of practice, or any profession for that matter, my personal belief is that this particular calling requires more consideration, research […]