Summary

Attorney licensed in New Hampshire and Florida

Developed advocate and parent training seminars

Authored articles and books on special education

Work History

Work History
Nov 2003 - Present

Attorney

Kraft Law, PLLC

Started law practiced with focus on representation of parents of children with disabilities in all stages of the special education process

Litigation experience at Administrative Hearing level and Federal Court

Developed parent training seminars

Trained Special Education Advocates

Author of What you need to know about...New Hampshire Special Education Law

Author of Missing the Forest for the Trees, Pierce Law Review May 2010

Trained Marital Mediator

Presenter at various Education Law Conferences in Portland Maine and Williamsburg Virginia

Member of the NH Bar Association

Member of the Florida Bar Association

Aug 2003 - Nov 2003

Volunteer Advocate in Training

Education-A-Must

Assisted parents in procuring appropriate placement and services for children covered under IDEA

Developed training materials for parent workshops

Organized conferences and workshops

May 2002 - May 2003

Research Assistant, Professor Joseph Smith

NSU Law Center

Researched various statutes, regulations, and cases regarding education of students with disabilities

May 2002 - Jul 2002

Pro Bono Law Clerk

Chidren First Project, NSU Law Center

Researched material for and authored Amici Brief, complaints and other legal documents regarding children's  educational rights

Jun 1999 - Jun 2000

Pro Bono Intern

Special Collections Library, FAU

Organized and cataloged the Theodore Pratt Collection

Education

Education
2003

J.D.

Nova Southeastern University
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers NSU Chapter, President 2002-2003
  • Pro Bono Honor Society, Silver Level
  • Public Interest Law Society, Member
  • Law Student Advisor
2003

MEL Candidate

Pierce Law Center

Completed 24 credit hours towards Masters in Education Law degree

1999

M.A.

Florida Atlantic University

Concentration in American History

1997

B.A.

Nova Southeastern University

Concentration in History

Minor in Women's Studies