Girard & Edwards has represented educational agencies throughout California in all types of special education matters for over 40 years. In the dynamic world of special education, the attorneys at Girard & Edwards set the legal standard by offering our clients free workshops spanning the gamut of special education issues, weekly “Special Education Legal Alerts” summarizing the latest developments in the field, and robust advocacy driven by experience that is unmatched in the industry.
Girard & Edwards’ special education client services include, but are not limited to:
Due process and Section 504 proceedings, including mediation, hearing, appeal, and informal negotiation
Reviewing and negotiating the terms of individualized education programs (“IEP”)
Attending IEP meetings to ensure procedural compliance
Assessment analysis and coordination
Organizing delivery of services
Advising on promotion, retention, and grading
Structuring shared services and offerings among SELPA members
Student discipline proceedings, including manifestation determination and expulsion procedures
Investigating and defending against uniform complaints
Guidance on teacher credentialing
Contact our office today for more information about how Girard & Edwards can service all of your special education needs.