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Special Education Attorney

Company name
BCG Attorney Search

1-9 yrs required

Bala Cynwyd, PA, United States


Posted on
Nov 08, 2023

Valid Through
Dec 08, 2023


Job Overview: A law firm in Bala Cynwyd, PA, is seeking a Special Education Attorney to provide legal expertise in the field of special education law. The ideal candidate should possess experience in ODR due process hearings, school meetings, client intakes legal research, and legal writing, with a strong commitment to advocating for the rights of students with disabilities.


  • Represent clients in ODR due process hearings and other special education legal proceedings.
  • Attend school meetings and collaborate with school districts, parents, and educators to ensure compliance with special education laws.
  • Conduct client intakes, assess cases, and provide legal advice to families of students with disabilities.
  • Conduct thorough legal research and draft legal documents, including complaints, petitions, and briefs.


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the Pennsylvania State Bar or eligibility for reciprocity.
  • Demonstrated experience in practicing special education law or relevant work and/or life experience, with a strong understanding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and related laws.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills to effectively advocate for clients' rights.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to independently manage a high volume of cases.
  • Knowledge of legal software and tools commonly used in the field.


  • Pennsylvania State Bar admission or eligibility for reciprocity.


  • Legal research and legal writing expertise.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and negotiation abilities.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently manage a diverse caseload.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and legal software tools.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • 401(k) matching.
  • Potential for professional development and growth within the firm.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students with disabilities and their families through legal advocacy.

Company info

BCG Attorney Search
125 Park Avenue, 25th floor
New York
New York
United States 10017
Phone : (212) 232-0277
Fax : (213) 895-7306

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