Every Child Deserves A Meaningful Education

Our attorneys focus exclusively on California disability and education law

Advocating On Behalf Of Your Child

California students have the right to receive a meaningful education. The Law Office of Meagan Nuñez in San Diego focuses exclusively on disability and education law. We are committed to helping parents understand their rights and advocating on behalf of clients in obtaining the special education services, Social Security and In-Home Supportive Services to which their children are entitled.

We are experienced special education lawyers who will work with you every step of the way.

Meet Our Team

Patrice M. Darlin-Mulvaney Esq.

Attorney

Jennifer L. Varga Esq.

Attorney

Meagan M. Nuñez Esq.

Attorney

Martha McGee

Paralegal

Ally Budoff

Firm Administrator

Attorneys Committed To Your Child’s Educational Needs

What People Are Saying

“Thanks to your work and support we will have a lot of peace in 2020.” —M & O

“Your work helping us get a non-public placement changed our life.” —MG

“Words cannot describe how much we appreciate your work!” —Y.G.

“You were wonderful to work with. We are so relieved and happy!” —S&R

“Thank you so much for making this process toward change a smooth reality.” —M.D.

Is Your Child Struggling In School?

If your child is having trouble in school — socially or academically — the source of the difficulty could be a lack of proper special needs education services tailored to your child’s specific needs. We are well-versed in all areas of educational law. Our child advocacy services are well-respected in Southern California.

Whether you have reason to believe your child has a disability that is affecting his or her educational success, or have run up against a wall in obtaining special education services at any stage of the process, we are here to provide effective guidance and skilled legal representation to help you ensure that your child’s needs are properly fulfilled.

Representation and Guidance in Special Education Law

Our comprehensive special education practice includes zealous representation and compassionate guidance in all aspects of special education law, including:

The Right to a Meaningful Education

Our experienced special education lawyers are zealous advocates in all aspects of special education and the anti-discrimination laws aimed at ensuring students with disabilities obtain a free and appropriate public education. From reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities to ensuring that your child’s right to an individualized education program, we provide experienced counsel and representation aimed at obtaining the services your child needs for success.

Special Education Hearings and Dispute Resolution

The process of obtaining special education benefits has many layers. When school disciplinary matters arise, the law sometimes requires schools to determine whether a disability precipitated the child’s conduct. Parents and their children have important due process rights when issues related to special education arise. We guide parents and children through the many potential hearings and zealously advocate on behalf of our clients when litigation is necessary to assert rights to special education services.

News

New law: Parents will be involved in ‘learning continuity plans’

In the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, finding a solution for getting students back to school has been a complicated item for lawmakers, districts, teachers, parents and children alike. It has been especially complex for parents of children with disabilities....

Hispanic children have lower diagnosis rates in autism

Although autism awareness and screening continue to increase within minority communities, the autism diagnosis rate among Hispanic children continues to lag behind the rate of non-Hispanic children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....

How can you prepare your child for evaluation under IDEA?

Usually, the first step to obtain an individualized education program (IEP) for a child is for the child to attend an evaluation. Under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), parents have a right to obtain an evaluation for their child at no...