Veteran Attorney Practiced for 18 Years at the Disability Law Center
August 5, 2013
Janine Solomon, Esq. recently accepted a position as “Of Counsel” to the prominent law firm Kotin, Crabtree & Strong, LLP in Boston, where she is now practicing full time. Solomon's first day at the firm was July 1st.
Solomon represents students with disabilities and their parents in all aspects of special education, including at education Team meetings, mediations, due process hearings, and federal court proceedings in matters involving violations of federal and state special education law. Ms. Solomon has had extensive training on a wide range of special education issues.
Prior to joining KCS, Ms. Solomon worked at the Disability Law Center (DLC) on matters involving special education and disability discrimination law. She represented children and families in special education cases and represented adults with disabilities in court and administrative proceedings in matters involving housing, employment, and public access.
While at DLC, Ms. Solomon also testified on state legislation amending MGL Chapter 71B, affecting the rights of children with disabilities. Collaborative legislative advocacy included the successful passage of the Children’s Autism Medicaid Waiver; the Autism IEP Act; the Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) bill; Maintaining Transition Age Requirements for Students with Disabilities; Special Education Observation Access law; and Transition Specialist Endorsement legislation signed into law on March 9, 2012.
Her contact information is:
Janine A. Solomon
Kotin, Crabtree & Strong
One Bowdoin Square
Boston, MA 02114-2925