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Special Education Associate Attorney

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Oakland, CA, United States

Special Education Associate Attorney

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1-8 yrs required

Full-time

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A law firm is seeking a Special Education Associate Attorney for their Oakland, CA office. This role is focused on providing legal support in the realm of special education law. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in education law, compliance, and advocacy.

Job Overview: The Special Education Associate Attorney will assist clients in navigating the individualized education program (IEP) process, conduct workshops, review and revise policies and procedures related to special education, and respond to state and federal compliance complaints and administrative due process hearings. This role requires excellent research, writing, and analytical skills, along with active membership in the State Bar of California.

Duties:

  • Provide legal guidance and advocacy to clients in special education matters, including IEP meetings and dispute resolution.
  • Review, analyze, and revise school district policies and procedures related to special education to ensure compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Conduct workshops and training sessions to educate clients and professionals on special education laws, regulations, and best practices.
  • Collaborate with clients to develop effective strategies for resolving disputes and complaints related to special education services.
  • Represent clients in administrative due process hearings, advocating for the rights of children with disabilities.
  • Stay informed about changes in special education law and regulations to provide up-to-date advice to clients.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Membership in good standing with the State Bar of California.
  • 2+ years of experience practicing special education law.
  • Strong knowledge of federal and California special education laws and regulations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Certifications:

  • Active membership in the State Bar of California.

Skills:

  • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills.
  • In-depth understanding of special education law and compliance.
  • Strong advocacy and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze complex legal documents.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills for workshops and client interactions.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills to manage caseloads effectively.

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Dec 31, 2023

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1-8 yrs required

Full-time

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Dec 31, 2023

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A law firm is seeking a Special Education Associate Attorney for their Oakland, CA office. This role is focused on providing legal support in the realm of special education law. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in education law, compliance, and advocacy.

Job Overview: The Special Education Associate Attorney will assist clients in navigating the individualized education program (IEP) process, conduct workshops, review and revise policies and procedures related to special education, and respond to state and federal compliance complaints and administrative due process hearings. This role requires excellent research, writing, and analytical skills, along with active membership in the State Bar of California.

Duties:

  • Provide legal guidance and advocacy to clients in special education matters, including IEP meetings and dispute resolution.
  • Review, analyze, and revise school district policies and procedures related to special education to ensure compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Conduct workshops and training sessions to educate clients and professionals on special education laws, regulations, and best practices.
  • Collaborate with clients to develop effective strategies for resolving disputes and complaints related to special education services.
  • Represent clients in administrative due process hearings, advocating for the rights of children with disabilities.
  • Stay informed about changes in special education law and regulations to provide up-to-date advice to clients.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Membership in good standing with the State Bar of California.
  • 2+ years of experience practicing special education law.
  • Strong knowledge of federal and California special education laws and regulations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Certifications:

  • Active membership in the State Bar of California.

Skills:

  • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills.
  • In-depth understanding of special education law and compliance.
  • Strong advocacy and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze complex legal documents.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills for workshops and client interactions.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills to manage caseloads effectively.

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