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Education Attorney

Company: Moore Law for Children
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Are you passionate about advocating for children who need special education and/or who are facing school discipline? Our law firm is looking for an associate attorney with experience in special education or school discipline.



This firm is built on teamwork, compassion, and grit. We have strong connections with each other and a competitive salary and full benefits package for the right candidate.



A requirement to be considered for the position is a cover letter describing your experience with special education or school discipline, why you would be a good fit for this position, and what you are looking for in this job as to part-time or full-time, and salary.

Responsibilities:

--- Attend court hearings or other legal proceedings, perform legal research, and work with senior associate attorneys to provide legal advice
--- Assist clients in determining a proper solution to legal conflicts and determine the best course of action
--- Create legal documents, including correspondence, briefs, motions, pleadings, contracts, affidavits, and settlement agreements for contract negotiations and proceedings
--- Collaborate with clients and senior associates and other staff to move cases toward resolution efficiently
--- Special Education: Attend IEP and 504 meetings with school districts, mediations, and due process hearings with the Office of Administrative Hearings, Special Education Division.
--- School Discipline: Prepare for and advocate for school discipline and Title IX investigations, appeal suspensions, and attend hearings.

Qualifications:

--- Effective communication skills and problem-solving skills are necessary to work with all levels of staff and clients
--- Has a Juris Doctor (J.D. degree) from an accredited law school
--- Prepared to learn from senior attorneys to meet our client needs and grow our client base
--- Candidates must have passed the bar exam
--- Experience in special education (personal or professional)

About Company:
We are a small Education Law firm that is passionate about advocating for children with special needs in school and students facing school discipline. We hold high standards for exceptional client care. Our office culture is one of commitment, compassion, and genuine care for our clients, the firm, and each other. We are looking for someone who is interested in being part of our ethical, hard working, high-achieving team.

Keywords: Moore Law for Children, Irvine , Education Attorney, Education / Teaching , Irvine, California

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