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Adams Esq.
1300 Clay Street, #600

Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: 510-832-6000
Fax: 510-832-3099
Email: oaklandadmin@adamsesq.com
Areas of Practice: Over a decade ago, attorney Jean Murrell Adams opened the law firm of ADAMS ESQ, a Professional Corporation, to provide high quality legal service at no cost to qualifying parents of children with special needs. Her own experience fighting for the rights of her exceptional child prompted her to dedicate her career to helping other parents. ADAMS ESQ focuses exclusively on special education law.

Geographical Areas: Locations in Los Angeles, Oakland, Riverside, Sacramento and Las Vegas, our staff, paralegals, advocates and attorneys are committed to helping children with disabilities obtain a free and appropriate education throughout California and Nevada.


HEATH BURCH, CFP (Special Needs Family Planning)
The Special Needs Planning Center
1251 NW Briarcliff Pkwy., Suite 110
Kansas City, MO 64116
Phone: 816.741.1100
Email: hburch@thesnpcenter.com
Areas of Practice: We are a family and financial planning firm exclusively serving families with special needs by helping coordinate their legal and financial plans. Issues we address with families include guardianship, social security education, special needs trust direction and continuity of care planning.
Geographical Area: Kansas City - Las Vegas - New York - Topeka - Dallas



DR. ROBERT CLOSSON (Doctors/Advocates & Educational Experts)
7885 W. Flamingo Road
Unit Number 1051
Las Vegas, Nevada 89147-7422

Phone: 702-370-0555
Fax: 866-691-8996
Email: rcsmd@softcom.net
Areas of Practice: We are a select group of doctor/advocates and educational experts who are dedicated to help you find affordable solutions for your child's special needs. We specialize in IEP development and successful IEP implementation. We also represent parents and their children in due-process hearings, litigation support and expulsion defense.
Geographical Area: Nevada


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Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
725 E. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89104

Phone: 702.386.1070
Website: www.lacsn.org
Practice Areas: Special Education law requires that a parent, relative, or Educational Surrogate Parent have the opportunity to be involved in the education of children with disabilities and be treated as an important part of the special education process. Legal Aid Center staff provides advice, training, advocacy, and legal representation in area of Special Education to those involved in the education of children with disabilities. Legal Aid Center also provides training and support to volunteers who are willing to become Educational Surrogate Parents for children with disabilities, ensuring that their schools are meeting their disability-related needs.
Geographical Area: Southern Nevada


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