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CHRISTY CALBOS (Attorney)
Geographical Area: Statewide - Georgia
LAURENE CUVILLER, J.D. (Attorney)
Areas of Practice: Student civil rights. Representation of students with disabilities from age 3 through college, graduate, and professional schools to obtain needed accommodations through IDEA (and IEP's), Section 504, the ADA, standardized testing accommodations, due process hearings, appeals, and court cases. Representation of students who are charged with disciplinary infractions in school and university hearings and appeals. Our firm has represented students with all types of disabilities. Some of these have included ADHD and learning disabilities, bipolar disorder, visual, speech, and hearing disabilities; multiple sclerosis, other physical disabilities, and psychiatric disabilities.
Geographical Area: Our office is located in the Atlanta, Georgia, metropolitan area. Our firm has represented students throughout the state of Georgia and in other states.
There is no charge for initial inquiries by e-mail or telephone.
JEAN M. ESTES, ESQ. (Attorney)
Geographical Area: State of Georgia
KATHY EVERETT (Advocate / Special Education Teacher)
Geographical Area: Anywhere with travel expenses.
Having daughters with disabilities and being a teacher, I know how to phrase things to get the appropriate education for your child. Navigating the special education maze can be emotionally draining and requires a vast knowledge of rules and regulations. I like to help parents, teachers, and administrators feel comfortable with each other and do what is in the best interest of the student.
JEFFREY HOLLOWAY (Placement Consultant)
Geographical Area: While based in Georgia, the families I help and the schools I place at stretch across the entire United States.
Areas of Practice: We provide services for all areas of disability including training for schools, non-profits, government agencies and community groups. We provide expert witnessing, IEP meeting attendance, due process, media support and mediation. Sliding scale and limited pro-bono work.
Geographical Area: South Carolina, North Carolina, & Georgia.
RACHEL PLATT (Attorney)
Areas of Practice: All areas of Special Education. I have a Master's Degree in Special Education. I worked as a Special Education teacher, and then Special Education administrator for 15 years. I started my own advocacy business 5 years ago after consulting with one of the local attorney's on a case he was handling. My passion is making sure that parents understand the process, understand their rights and get their voices heard in what is the best interest for their child.
Geographical Area: I am located in Griffin, GA. I have and am willing to travel all over Georgia.
Areas of Practice: Dr. Brandi Tanner is a previous special education teacher and school psychologist. She has extensive expertise and experience in Response to Intervention (RtI) and Student Support Teams (SST), special education eligibility, treatment integrity of interventions, Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP), Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA), manifestation determinations, and 504 Accommodation Plans.
Geographical Area: Metro-Atlanta Area
CHRIS E. VANCE (Attorney)
Areas of Practice: Special Education, Disability Law, Juvenile Law
Geographical Area: Georgia
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