Monterey Park, California Education Lawyers
“I have walked many paths in life. I started life out as an attorney, have been a minister, a school teacher, but the most important job I’ve ever had is a father. When my son, Danny was born, it changed my life. When he was diagnosed with autism, it shook my world. When the school system and the state tried to cut off his services because of this current budget crisis in California, it pointed me to my true calling. I have often wondered why I’ve been privileged to be able to have three very satisfying careers as...
(626) 432-1699 3717 E Thousand Oaks Blvd
Westlake Village, CA 91362
Westlake Village, CA 91362
Jivaka Candappa is the principal of Candappa Law Firm. He is an aggressive and passionate trial lawyer with over a decade of litigation experience in civil rights, criminal defense, education, employment and personal injury law. He was named a Rising Star by the Super Lawyers Magazine, an honor that recognizes only 2.5% of attorneys in California for attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Ms Olson was born in Southern California and has a lifelong intellectual curiosity, earning a Masters Degree and a Juris Doctor Degree, fueling her gift for teaching. As a Professor of Pacific Coast University, she has a genuine desire to inspire the students she loves so much and whose lives she touches wanting them to rise to their fullest potential. She is a visionary educator who loves the law. After graduating from law school and passing the Bar she practiced law to become one of the attorneys at Student Rights Advocates so that everyone will have...
HANS GILLINGER specializes in representing students with disabilities with respect to their educational needs and related civil rights litigation. In 2004 Hans began advocating for the special education rights of children and young adults while in law school. Graduating in 2005, he began at a law firm in parent practice. While serving his special needs clients, he performed extensive legal research and analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the California Education Code, and implementing federal and state law regulations. During these first years of his practice, he represented clientsâ interests at individual education program (IEP)...
Mr. Carroll was born and raised in the South Bay. He attended law school at Arizona State University. Thereafter, Mr. Carroll obtained an advanced law degree in trial advocacy from Temple University. Temple University Beasley School of Law has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the top three trial advocacy programs in the country for more than twenty years. Before starting his own law firm in Hermosa Beach, California, Mr. Carroll served as an extern for a superior court family law judge and he also worked as an attorney for one of the premier boutique family...
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The Law Offices of Bonnie Z Yates employs a team approach in securing your child’s education rights. We have helped hundreds of children obtain vital educational services throughout California. Our team is composed of attorneys, skilled education professionals and support staff committed to assisting you in obtaining all the education services to which your child is entitled. If you would like to schedule an initial free phone consultation, please take a minute to fill out our “Family Intake Form“. Once completed, our office will call to set up a convenient appointment time with you.