Inés Kuperschmit is a Partner with Olivarez Madruga Law Organization LLP. Ms. Kuperschmit is a specialist in children’s rights and education law. She oversees the firm’s special education practice. Ms. Kuperschmit has extensive experience with the entire life cycle of special education disputes, from Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings, Resolution Sessions, and Mediation through Due Process and litigation. Ms. Kuperschmit also handles California Department of Education and Office of Civil Rights complaints. Ms. Kuperschmit co-founded and ran a legal services nonprofit which trains and advocates for parents in the area of education civil rights. Ms. Kuperschmit brings her expertise working with parents and students to now assist school districts in quickly and equitably resolving education disputes.
Previously, Ms. Kuperschmit worked as a children’s rights lawyer focusing on complex cases at the intersection of the Foster Care, Juvenile Justice, mental health and Regional Center systems.
Ms. Kuperschmit has experience as an Adjunct Professor of Educational Advocacy at the UCLA School of Law (2009, 2010, 2015) and of Child Advocacy and Social Policy at Antioch University (2006). Additionally, she was a Special Education Advocates Training (SEAT) Trainer at the University of Southern California in 2008.
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