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Megan Moore’s primary legal focus is on issues related to student services, including special education, Section 504, the parent-charter school relationship, and student discipline. She is a former high school teacher who went on to work in the field of educational assessment for a number of years prior to obtaining her law degree. Megan assists clients with due process complaints before the Office of Administrative Hearings, compliance complaints with the California Department of Education, and civil right complaints with the Office for Civil Rights. Megan regularly helps clients navigate difficult parent-charter school relationships, as well as campus disruptions. She also devotes a significant amount of her practice to guiding clients through the suspension and expulsion processes, including attendance at expulsion hearings and expulsion appeal hearings.
Megan regularly presents on special education and student discipline for the California Charter Schools Association, along with a variety of Special Education Local Plan Areas (“SELPAS”), the Charter Schools Development Center, and the Charter School Management Corporation. She is a regular contributor to the LRP publication, Charter School Special Education Compliance Advisor.
Megan is the President of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law Alumni Association and routinely provides trainings for continuing legal education. She is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association and the Lawyer’s Club of San Diego.
Megan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in secondary education, with honors, from the University of Florida. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where she graduated with Great Distinction and received the ALI/ABA Award for Outstanding Graduating Senior. She also served as the Chief Symposium Editor for the McGeorge Law Review.
- California Virtual Academies San Diego, et al. v. Student, OAH Case No. 2015080474
- Student v. High Tech Middle North County, OAH Case No. 2014080899