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Advocates & Attorneys


Dawn Lee
1545 S. Fillmore Street
Denver, CO 80210

Phone: 303-507-7600
Email: dmlee57@msn.com
Practice Areas: Advocate’s Educational Services has successfully obtained the appropriate support for students with a variety of disabilities including, but not limited to: autism, reading/writing/math, social/emotional, behavioral, ADHD, anxiety/depression, executive functioning, developmental/cognitive and physical. As a parent of a child with a disability and with a background as a special education teacher in Colorado, Dawn Lee has extensive experience with special education, instructional practices, academic expectations, as well as the inner workings of the public school.
Practice Areas:
Advocate’s Educational Services has helped families whose children attend Cherry Creek, Jefferson County, Adams County, Denver and other Denver Metro districts.


Geneseekate's Advocacy

23900 Genesee Village Rd
Golden, CO 80401
Email: geneseekate@yahoo.com
Website: http://specialedadvocacy.co/
Areas of Practice:
Advocating for all special education students. All disability areas. All ages. Helping parents with the ins and outs of the special education world.
Geographical Areas:
Metro Denver and Colorado


WILLIAM T. BEVERLY, PhD., L.C.S.W, L.S.S.W. (Advocate)
622 South Albert St.
Walsenburg, CO 81089
Fax: 877.359.1299
Email: nepeht@gmail.com
Website: http://drwtbeverly.blogspot.com/
Areas of Practice:
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed School Social Worker. I provide (mostly pro-bono due to consumer inability to pay) advocacy with the mission of: "Keeping the kids in school", for parents and children who are being excluded from school due to poor or inappropriate school official addressing of emotional, social and behavioral problems. I also provide evaluation and counseling for children and families in both office, agency and home settings.
Geographical Areas:
Southeastern Colorado from Colorado Springs to Pueblo, Walsenburg, Aguilar and Trinidad.


PO Box 360
Niwot, CO 80544
Areas of Practice:
Special Needs Advocacy with schools
Geographical Areas:
Boulder Valley School District
St. Vrain Valley School District


DORE FRANCES, Ph.D. (Advocate)
6525 Gunpark Drive, Suite 370-335
Boulder, CO 80301
Fax: 720.302.6410
Email: dore@dorefrances.com
Website: www.horizonfamilysolutions.com
Areas of Practice: Assistance with attorneys and legal matters for at-risk youth. Professional referrals for clinical, educational & at-risk youth programs. College Preparatory Schools for those with LD / NLD / Aspergers.
Geographical Areas: Reside in Boulder, Colorado. Serve clients nationwide.

Located in Boulder, Colorado, we serve the greater Boulder and Denver Metropolitan Areas. We also serve clients all across the United States, Canada and Internationally. We are able to travel to you when you are unable to come to us!



Northwest Arvada/Boulder
9455 Joyce Way
Arvada, CO 80007

Phone/Cell: 973-580-0583
Email: ESPCSCHWINGLLC@gmail.com
Areas of Practice:
My small Northwest Arvada Firm provides a full range of services. As a member of the IEP team in the identification and diagnosis of perceptual and learning disabilities and in the prescription and delivery of appropriate and
effective educational services and programs, I guide and coach each family step by step in order to maximize services.

I am a licensed Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant who advocates, consults, and assists in the development of RTI (MTSS) plans, 504 plans and Individual Education Plans.

I understand the needs of students with disabilities and have a MA degree from New Jersey University in learning disabilities. I have written, developed and have advocated for students with special needs since 1998 K-12.

Strengths in Advocacy and Consultation;

Have excellent integrity and demonstrate good moral character and initiative.
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of child growth and development, learning
assessment and diagnosis, the needs and demands of the classroom professional and research
related to learning, instructional strategies, and classroom management.
Demonstrate an understanding of COLORADO department of education current special education laws.

Geographical Areas: Northwest Arvada



Morris Green LLC

7354 West 98th Place
Westminster, CO 80021

Phone: 970.302.4294
Email: jill@morrisgreenllc.com
Website: Morrisgreenllc.com
Areas of Practice: Special Education law, assistive technology, technology licensing
Geographical Areas: Colorado


MICHAEL KACZOR I (Master Advocate)
Advocacy for Children with dis-Abilities
PO Box 221
8 Tierra Colorado
Glorieta, NM 87535

Phone: 505.757.6133
Fax: 702.920.9745
Email: kazeman@juno.com
Practice Areas: I work primarily with children who have SLD or ADD/ADHD. Willing to participate in the IEP and Complaint Processes. I am an adult with Dyslexia and have raised a son with Dyslexia.
Practice Areas:
Currently working in Kentucky, Colorado, and New Mexico. Willing to travel.

Currently I am a Parent Leader with the NCLD. I am a past board member of the Southwest Branch of the IDA. I am a member in good standing with the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates.

2432 Rockwater Circle
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

Cell: 757.322.0854
Areas of Practice:Special Ed law; IDEA; Individual Education Plan development/review/and consultation; mediation; conflict resolution; autism, emotional disabilities, deaf/hearing impaired, pervasive developmental disorders,other health impaired, and learning disabilities,
Geographical Area:Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, Missouri, Colorado.

Master's Degree in Special Education from Univ. of TN. and Doctorate from Vanderbilt Univ. Special Educator and Administrator for many years. Dr. Macias is a life-long advocate for children and families with special needs.

Boulder Education Consulting and Advocacy

7220 Island Green Dr.
Boulder, CO 80301

Cell: 720.616.0386
Website: boulderedadvocacy.com
Areas of Practice:SI provide consultation and advocacy services for you and your child to endure she or he is getting the educational services and/or accommodations deserved under the IDEA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the ADA and other disability/education laws. I can also help you find the school that best fits you and your child's needs. Although I am a lawyer, I do not provide legal advice. Happy to provide and work with referrals.
Geographical Area:Boulder, Longmont, Louisville, and northern Denver suburbs

BOBBI NEISS (Non-Attorney Advocate)
P.O. Box 763
Franktown, CO 80116

Fax: 303.539.9832
Email: bobbi_neiss@yahoo.com
Areas of Practice:
Learning Disabilities/ADHD, ASD, Twice Exceptional, Eligibility, Section 504
Geographical Areas:
Denver Metro

Law Office of Dr. Jacque Phillips, Esq.

8960 Fox Dr. #204
Thornton, CO 80260

Email: jacque.phillips@gmail.com
Website: www.jacquephillips.com
Areas of Practice: Special Education Law
Geographical Areas: Colorado; I also work in Saudi Arabia



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Telios Law PLLC

PO BOX 3488
Monument, CO 80132

Phone: 719.271.2342
Fax: 775.248.8147
Website: www.telioslaw.com
Areas of Practice: Special Education, Civil Rights, Religious Discrimination
Geographical Areas: Colorado



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Visions and Voices Together

P.O. Box 7881
Woodland Park, CO 80866

Phone: 719.351.4971
Email: charmaine@visionsandvoicestogether.com
Areas of Practice: As an experienced Educational Advocate, I am available to: * Observe your child at school * Review your child’s IEP or 504 plan * Assist in preparing for IEP or 504 meetings * Attend IEP or 504 meetings with you * Develop educational accommodations/modifications so your child will be successful * Identify instructional strategies to capitalize on your child’s many strengths and meet your child’s unique needs
Geographical Areas: Colorado

My 30 years as a teacher includes 15 years as a special educator and 15 years as a general educator. I’m also the parent of three adult children, and my youngest son, Dylan, received inclusive special education services. As an educator, I understand the challenges teachers face in striving to meet all students' needs, and as a parent, understand the importance of parents advocating for their children. I’m available to provide advocacy services throughout Colorado. Please contact me and we’ll get started!


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