In Search of Special Education Attorney with Availability

We are searching for a skilled attorney to help our family navigate the quagmire that is the Albany Unified School District's special education process.  We have done a ton of research, connected to DREDF, written the letters we were supposed to write, and filled out all forms.  We need a lawyer familiar with the Albany district who can efficiently clear a couple of logjams - it would appear that the administration is waiting for us to file suit.  It's hard to find any education attorneys with availability this time of year, so we are casting a wide net.  Thanks for any leads!

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Try Tollner Law Offices. They are in the San Jose area but have represented cases all over the Bay Area and are very good. We used Sarah Fairchild at Tollner and our district is in Contra Costa County.

I have used Roberta Savage in Sacramento multiple times relating to issues with my kids’ IEPs in BUSD and WCCUSD school districts. I don’t know if she’s specifically familiar with Albany, but she had no problem navigating different districts because they’re all ostensibly following state law. I highly recommend her. Caring but no nonsense and reasonably priced for the quality of service.

Deborah Jacobsen was a godsend for us in a similar situation. She is based in Berkeley and knows the various east bay districts well. She is highly competent and very nice.