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Girard, Edwards, Stevens & Tucker 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, Stevens & Tucker 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, Stevens & Tucker 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

Transportation coordination

Investigating and defending against uniform complaints

Guidance on teacher credentialing

Contact our office today for more information about how

Girard & Edwards, Stevens & Tucker can service all of your special education needs.

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