Orange County, California Education Lawyers
Over 30 years of extensive experience in all aspects of criminal defense work as well as juvenile law and dependency law of which 23 years was with the Orange County Public Defender's Office attaining the status of Assistant Public Defender.
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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)...