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Hearing Decisions by Administrative Law Judge

February 11, 2017

A total of 914 special education due process disputes were heard by California’s Office of Administrative Hearings in 2008 through 2017. The following table shows the outcomes of hearings sorted by administrative law judges.

Administrative Law Judge LEA Prevailed Split Decision Student Prevailed NA
Adeniyi A. Ayoade 15 0 3 0
Adrienne L. Krikorian 16 8 3 0
Alexa J. Hohensee 13 6 1 0
Alexa J. Hohensee, Gary A. Geren 0 1 1 0
B. Andrea Miles 6 4 1 0
Bob N. Varma 3 2 1 0
Carla L. Garrett 15 2 1 0
Caroline A. Zuk 5 2 2 0
Charles Marson 28 10 8 1
Cheryl Carlson 2 1 1 0
Christine L. Harwell 1 0 1 0
Chris Butchko 6 8 2 0
Christine M. Arden 2 1 3 0
Clara L. Slifkin 8 4 0 0
Clifford H. Woosley 15 9 6 0
Cole Dalton 7 4 1 0
Darrell Lepkowsky 18 23 7 0
Deborah Myers-Cregar 7 2 2 0
Deidre L. Johnson 11 16 1 0
Dena Coggins 3 2 1 0
Eileen M. Cohn 13 8 4 0
Elsa H. Jones 21 10 3 0
Gary A. Geren 6 0 2 0
Glynda B. Gomez 10 6 0 0
Gregory P. Cleveland 1 1 0 0
Joan Herrington 0 1 0 0
Joy Redmon 3 5 2 0
Judith A. Kopek 0 2 0 0
Judith Pasewark 25 7 5 1
June R. Lehman 15 4 1 0
Kara K. Hatfield 7 4 3 0
Laurie Gorsline 5 5 1 0
Linda Johnson 2 2 1 0
Lisa Lunsford 0 2 0 0
Lisa M. O’Brien 2 0 0 0
Marc Levine 2 1 0 0
Margaret Broussard 6 4 3 1
Marian H. Tully 15 6 3 0
Mary Kellogg 1 0 0 0
Michael G. Barth 3 1 0 0
Paul H. Kamoroff 9 11 5 0
Penelope Pahl 0 1 4 0
Peter Paul Castillo 15 18 1 0
Rebecca Freie 19 15 6 0
Richard T. Breen 10 2 3 0
Rita Defilippis 2 0 2 0
Robert D. Iafe 1 0 1 0
Robert Helfand 18 5 6 0
Robert G. Martin 5 7 5 0
Rommel Cruz 2 2 0 0
Sabrina Kong 9 10 0 0
Stella L. Owens-Murrell 18 7 3 0
Steven Charles Smith 4 3 3 0
Susan Ruff 17 10 6 0
Suzanne Brown 3 5 0 0
Suzanne Dugan 1 1 0 0
Tara Doss 3 0 2 0
Ted Mann 7 2 1 0
Theresa Ravandi 8 11 2 0
Troy K. Taira 1 2 0 0
Timothy L. Newlove 8 3 0 0
Trevor Skarda 4 4 0 0
Troy Taira 1 3 1 0
Vernon Bogy 6 1 0 0
Total 489 297 125 3
54% 32% 14% 0%