California Special Education Law

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Timothy A. Adams, Esq.


California special education attorneyMr. Adams received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine and his Juris Doctorate degree from Pepperdine University School of Law. He is admitted to practice as an attorney in California, in the United States District Courts—Central, Southern and Eastern Districts of California, as well as before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

He has served as an adjunct professor and Associate Director of the Special Education Advocacy Clinic, Pepperdine University School of Law. He is actively involved in educating parents and professionals throughout the United States in presentations and seminars to disability rights organizations and parent support groups including Autism One, National Autism Association, National Epilepsy Foundation Annual Conference, Families for Early Autism Treatment (FEAT) and Talk About Curing Autism (TACA). He has also trained Orange County Superior Court Judges regarding special education law in a presentation entitled "Ensuring the Best Interests of Children in Family Court Matters."

He has been interviewed and quoted in publications including the Daily Journal, the Orange County Register and the nationally published magazine Parenting; He serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Elizabeth Birt Center for Autism Law & Advocacy (EBCALA) and is Adams & Associates’ Principal.

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