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Special Education Law

Special Education Law

All children deserve an appropriate school experience - one that will address the unique needs of the student and support their emerging sense of self.  Federal and state laws protect students in the school setting and outline clear standards for education. Attorney Zundel works with clients to secure each student's rights in a way that respects the ongoing relationship between schools and families. Services focus on students enrolled in PreK through 18–21-year-old services.


Attorney Zundel advises families in the following areas:
•    Special Education

•    Section 504 & Medical Accommodations
•    Evaluations/Reevaluations
•    IEP and Section 504 Meetings
•    School Placement
•    Gifted Education
•    Bullying and School Safety Matters related to Disability

The Critical Role of Special Education Lawyers:

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Advocating for Exceptional Learning Needs

As an attorney specializing in special education law, I am acutely aware of the crucial role that special education lawyers play in advocating for the rights of students with exceptional learning needs. When it comes to securing a proper education for children with disabilities, having a knowledgeable and skilled legal advocate by your side is paramount.

Special education lawyers possess a deep understanding of both the legal framework and the unique challenges faced by students with disabilities. They are well-versed in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and other relevant laws that govern special education services. This knowledge equips them to guide families through the complex legal landscape and ensure that their children receive the appropriate educational accommodations and support.

One of the primary reasons to consider hiring a special education lawyer is their ability to effectively navigate the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process. An IEP is a personalized plan that outlines the educational goals and accommodations for a student with a disability. A specialized attorney can assist in developing a comprehensive and tailored IEP that aligns with the child's unique needs, ensuring they have access to the best possible educational opportunities.

Furthermore, a special education lawyer can provide invaluable representation during dispute resolution processes, including mediation and due process hearings. They can advocate for the rights of the child, ensuring that the educational institution is held accountable for fulfilling its legal obligations to provide appropriate services.

In conclusion, hiring a special education lawyer can make a significant difference in the educational journey of a child with exceptional learning needs. Their expertise and dedication to upholding the rights of these students are indispensable in ensuring they receive the quality education they deserve.

Contact Attorney Aimee Zundel by either calling (412) 212-8356 or emailing

Zundel Law serves clients in the following Pennsylvania counties and beyond:

  • Allegheny 

  • Washington 

  • Westmoreland 

  • Fayette 

  • Greene 

  • Beaver 

  • Butler 

  • Lawrence 

  • Somerset 

  • Armstrong 

  • Warren 

  • Venango 

  • Mercer 

  • Erie 

  • Crawford 

  • Clarion 

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