Discovering that your child has special needs can be a daunting,  frightening and disheartening experience.  Initially, you are overwhelmed by frustration and fear and you wonder how to possibly proceed as this was not the life you envisioned for you or for your child.

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Our Philosophy

Our personal philosophy is that working in a collaborative fashion with your school district is always the best option.  We believe in the old saying, "you attract more bees with honey," and we strive for things to go smoothly at the IEP meeting via mutual compromise.   

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Our Services

HOW WE CAN SERVE YOU: Our law firm solely focuses its practice on the representation of children and their families regarding special education law.  Our practice serves children with a full spectrum of minor and major needs and disabilities. Every case is approached

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Special Education Law

Several important federal laws address the educational needs of children and youth with disabilities.

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Early Intervention

The term Early Intervention refers to services given to very young children with special needs, generally from birth until the child turns three.

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The IEP Process

IEP stands for Individualized Education Program (alternatively called an "Individualized Education Plan," "Individual Education Plan," or some combination thereof).

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Attorney’s Fees

Unlike most areas of the Law, parents of a disabled child may recover Attorneys Fees from the school district if they are to be the "Prevailing Party." Our goal is to make sure such is the case every time.

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Special Education News

Learn about the latest news about Special Ed News, Important Case Law & more.

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Parental Tips

Helpful pointers that we believe are imperative elements for parents seeking assistance with special education advocacy.

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Parents should have a good working knowledge of their child’s strengths an deficits and have a strong grasp of the terminology that comes with the terrain.

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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions parents or guardians may have...

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About Me

  • Georgianna Junco-Kelman Attorney at Law

    Georgianna Junco-Kelman received her Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of California at Los Angeles and graduated with Departmental Honors. She earned her Juris Doctorate at the Whittier College of Law in Los Angeles. Ms. Kelman serves on the Board of Directors of Autism Speaks, Los Angeles Chapter and is a member of COPAA, The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates.

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Our Story

brandonMy wish is to help you see that you are not alone and to offer you a little bit of hope and comfort. The following is the story of our journey with Brandon…It is a story of hope.

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Never Say Never

Office Location

Law Offices of
Georgianna Junco-Kelman

12711 Ventura Blvd., Suite 410
Studio City, CA 91604

Phone: 818.386.2800
Email: gjkelman@SpecialKidsAttorney.com