Vanaman German LLP

Vanaman German LLP

Fierce advocates for the educational rights of students with disabilities throughout California.

Vanaman German LLP

Vanaman German LLP

Fierce advocates for the educational rights of students with disabilities throughout California.

Firm Overview

Vanaman German LLP offers the full range of special education representation, from IEP advocacy to federal court litigation. Our experience in the field means that we not only know the law, but can understand diagnoses and psychological assessments to ensure that each student is provided with an education truly tailored to meet their individual needs.

If you have hit an administrative brick wall at your school, need assistance at a "fair hearing", are contesting eligibility determination, need an advocate for an increase in respite care or fighting for the vendor that best suits your loved one, call the attorneys who are fierce advocates for students.

If your child was injured due to the neglect or negligence of school personnel, turn to experienced lawyers who are here to hold those school districts and individuals accountable.

If you need assistance designing limited conservatorships that will allow you to protect your young adult while allowing them to foster independence, call Vanaman German today.

818-574-3564

Main Office

Main Office
14001 Ventura Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

Phone

(818) 574-3564

Fax

(818) 501-1306

Family

Exclusively fighting for the rights of students with disabilities throughout California.

The lawyers at Vanaman German handle all aspects of education law to civil rights to personal injury for students including:

Special Education
Regional Center
Legal Conservatorships
Injury and Abuse at School
Individualized Education Plan (IEPs)
Administrative Hearings
Due Process Hearings
Resolution Sessions
Manifestation Determinations
Expulsions
Bullying
Peer Bullying
Verbal Abuse
Emotional Abuse
Disability Discrimination
Injury and Abuse of Students
Injury and Abuse of Children
School Bullying
Teacher Abuse
Aide Abuse
Equal Access
ADA
Section 504
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Failure to Supervise
Failure to Report
ABA Aide
Individual Aide
Educational Rights
Autism
SELPA
Academic Instruction issues
Compensatory Education
Fair Hearings
School Board Complaints
Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH)
LAUSD
Independent Educational Evaluation
Student Testing
Down Syndrome
Learning Disabilities
Vision Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Speech and Language Therapy
Adaptive Physical Education (APE)
Administrative Exhaustion
ADHD
Attention Deficit
Behavioral Intervention Plans
Behavioral Support Plans
Corporal Punishment
Developmental Delays
Disciplinary Removal
Educational Accommodations
Educational Records
Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)
Special Day Class
Career Transition Center (CTC)
FERPA
Alternate Curriculums
Parental Participation
Extended School Year (ESY)
Reassessment
Private Placement
Transition Planning
Tuition Reimbursement
Cognitive Disabilities
Orthopedic Impairment
Early Intervention
School Choice
Predetermination
Amendment IEP
Response to Intervention (RTI)
Revocation of Consent
Virtual School
Articulation
Oral Motor Placement Therapy
PROMPT
Food Allergies
Medically Fragile
Counseling
Local Educational Agency
State Educational Agency

Vanaman German LLP
David German

Attorney David German has established himself as one of the most effective, knowledgeable, and compassionate attorneys working for students with disabilities and their families. Over the past decade, he has successfully represented hundreds of families throughout California in special education due process cases. David also works with families on cases where a student has been injured or abused, or which involve discrimination based on disability.

David is sensitive to the stress and uncertainty that many people feel when considering legal action against their child's school. He considers it an honor to guide families through the process of enforcing their children's right to a safe, individualized, and meaningful education. Although he is an unwavering advocate for the rights of his clients, David's calm demeanor and collegial negotiation style help preserve positive relationships between families and school districts.

Attorney David German has taught Education Law at UCLA School of Law and is a frequent presenter on special education law and litigation at continuing education programs for attorneys and educators. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.

License

Bar Number: 252394
California,

Education

University of Pennsylvania
B.A.,

University of Southern California
M.A.,

University of Southern California
Ph.D.,

University of Southern California School of Law
J.D.,

Vanaman German LLP
David German

Attorney David German has established himself as one of the most effective, knowledgeable, and compassionate attorneys working for students with disabilities and their families. Over the past decade, he has successfully represented hundreds of families throughout California in special education due process cases. David also works with families on cases where a student has been injured or abused, or which involve discrimination based on disability.

David is sensitive to the stress and uncertainty that many people feel when considering legal action against their child's school. He considers it an honor to guide families through the process of enforcing their children's right to a safe, individualized, and meaningful education. Although he is an unwavering advocate for the rights of his clients, David's calm demeanor and collegial negotiation style help preserve positive relationships between families and school districts.

Attorney David German has taught Education Law at UCLA School of Law and is a frequent presenter on special education law and litigation at continuing education programs for attorneys and educators. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.

License

Bar Number: 252394
California,

Education

University of Pennsylvania B.A.,


University of Southern California M.A.,


University of Southern California Ph.D.,


University of Southern California School of Law J.D.,


Vanaman German LLP
Valerie Vanaman

For four decades, Valerie Vanaman has represented people who need help obtaining services from private and governmental agencies, providing knowledgeable and compassionate legal representation to families with special situations.

Since entering into private practice as a lawyer in 1980, Valerie has become an acknowledged leader in providing representation for individuals challenged with disabilities and for their families, securing for her clients a basic education, as well as their rights under such programs as Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Social Security Act, Supplemental Security Income Act, Americans With Disabilities Act and the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act.

In addition to an impressive track record (with an overwhelming number of her cases falling into the "win" column), Ms. Vanaman's credentials are equally strong. She is a member of the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal and the Federal District Courts for the Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California, as well as the California, Ohio and Massachusetts State Bars. Valerie received her undergraduate and law school education at Ohio State University. She served as a teaching fellow at Harvard Law School and as an attorney for such public interest organizations as the Children's Defense Fund.

School can be a rocky ride for many kids. Parents who find they need help getting their children's needs met anytime during the elementary through secondary school years can rest assured that Valerie Vanaman is in their corner.

License

Bar Number: 42406
California,

Education

The Ohio State University
B.A.,

The Ohio State University
J.D.,

Vanaman German LLP
Valerie Vanaman

For four decades, Valerie Vanaman has represented people who need help obtaining services from private and governmental agencies, providing knowledgeable and compassionate legal representation to families with special situations.

Since entering into private practice as a lawyer in 1980, Valerie has become an acknowledged leader in providing representation for individuals challenged with disabilities and for their families, securing for her clients a basic education, as well as their rights under such programs as Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Social Security Act, Supplemental Security Income Act, Americans With Disabilities Act and the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act.

In addition to an impressive track record (with an overwhelming number of her cases falling into the "win" column), Ms. Vanaman's credentials are equally strong. She is a member of the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal and the Federal District Courts for the Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California, as well as the California, Ohio and Massachusetts State Bars. Valerie received her undergraduate and law school education at Ohio State University. She served as a teaching fellow at Harvard Law School and as an attorney for such public interest organizations as the Children's Defense Fund.

School can be a rocky ride for many kids. Parents who find they need help getting their children's needs met anytime during the elementary through secondary school years can rest assured that Valerie Vanaman is in their corner.

License

Bar Number: 42406
California,

Education

The Ohio State University B.A.,


The Ohio State University J.D.,


Firm Overview

Vanaman German LLP offers the full range of special education representation, from IEP advocacy to federal court litigation. Our experience in the field means that we not only know the law, but can understand diagnoses and psychological assessments to ensure that each student is provided with an education truly tailored to meet their individual needs.

If you have hit an administrative brick wall at your school, need assistance at a "fair hearing", are contesting eligibility determination, need an advocate for an increase in respite care or fighting for the vendor that best suits your loved one, call the attorneys who are fierce advocates for students.

If your child was injured due to the neglect or negligence of school personnel, turn to experienced lawyers who are here to hold those school districts and individuals accountable.

If you need assistance designing limited conservatorships that will allow you to protect your young adult while allowing them to foster independence, call Vanaman German today.

818-574-3564

Main Office

Main Office
14001 Ventura Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

Phone

(818) 574-3564

Fax

(818) 501-1306

Family

Exclusively fighting for the rights of students with disabilities throughout California.

The lawyers at Vanaman German handle all aspects of education law to civil rights to personal injury for students including:

Special Education
Regional Center
Legal Conservatorships
Injury and Abuse at School
Individualized Education Plan (IEPs)
Administrative Hearings
Due Process Hearings
Resolution Sessions
Manifestation Determinations
Expulsions
Bullying
Peer Bullying
Verbal Abuse
Emotional Abuse
Disability Discrimination
Injury and Abuse of Students
Injury and Abuse of Children
School Bullying
Teacher Abuse
Aide Abuse
Equal Access
ADA
Section 504
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Failure to Supervise
Failure to Report
ABA Aide
Individual Aide
Educational Rights
Autism
SELPA
Academic Instruction issues
Compensatory Education
Fair Hearings
School Board Complaints
Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH)
LAUSD
Independent Educational Evaluation
Student Testing
Down Syndrome
Learning Disabilities
Vision Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Speech and Language Therapy
Adaptive Physical Education (APE)
Administrative Exhaustion
ADHD
Attention Deficit
Behavioral Intervention Plans
Behavioral Support Plans
Corporal Punishment
Developmental Delays
Disciplinary Removal
Educational Accommodations
Educational Records
Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)
Special Day Class
Career Transition Center (CTC)
FERPA
Alternate Curriculums
Parental Participation
Extended School Year (ESY)
Reassessment
Private Placement
Transition Planning
Tuition Reimbursement
Cognitive Disabilities
Orthopedic Impairment
Early Intervention
School Choice
Predetermination
Amendment IEP
Response to Intervention (RTI)
Revocation of Consent
Virtual School
Articulation
Oral Motor Placement Therapy
PROMPT
Food Allergies
Medically Fragile
Counseling
Local Educational Agency
State Educational Agency

Vanaman German LLP
David German

Attorney David German has established himself as one of the most effective, knowledgeable, and compassionate attorneys working for students with disabilities and their families. Over the past decade, he has successfully represented hundreds of families throughout California in special education due process cases. David also works with families on cases where a student has been injured or abused, or which involve discrimination based on disability.

David is sensitive to the stress and uncertainty that many people feel when considering legal action against their child's school. He considers it an honor to guide families through the process of enforcing their children's right to a safe, individualized, and meaningful education. Although he is an unwavering advocate for the rights of his clients, David's calm demeanor and collegial negotiation style help preserve positive relationships between families and school districts.

Attorney David German has taught Education Law at UCLA School of Law and is a frequent presenter on special education law and litigation at continuing education programs for attorneys and educators. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.

License

Bar Number: 252394
California,

Education

University of Pennsylvania
B.A.,

University of Southern California
M.A.,

University of Southern California
Ph.D.,

University of Southern California School of Law
J.D.,

Vanaman German LLP
David German

Attorney David German has established himself as one of the most effective, knowledgeable, and compassionate attorneys working for students with disabilities and their families. Over the past decade, he has successfully represented hundreds of families throughout California in special education due process cases. David also works with families on cases where a student has been injured or abused, or which involve discrimination based on disability.

David is sensitive to the stress and uncertainty that many people feel when considering legal action against their child's school. He considers it an honor to guide families through the process of enforcing their children's right to a safe, individualized, and meaningful education. Although he is an unwavering advocate for the rights of his clients, David's calm demeanor and collegial negotiation style help preserve positive relationships between families and school districts.

Attorney David German has taught Education Law at UCLA School of Law and is a frequent presenter on special education law and litigation at continuing education programs for attorneys and educators. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.

License

Bar Number: 252394
California,

Education

University of Pennsylvania B.A.,


University of Southern California M.A.,


University of Southern California Ph.D.,


University of Southern California School of Law J.D.,


Vanaman German LLP
Valerie Vanaman

For four decades, Valerie Vanaman has represented people who need help obtaining services from private and governmental agencies, providing knowledgeable and compassionate legal representation to families with special situations.

Since entering into private practice as a lawyer in 1980, Valerie has become an acknowledged leader in providing representation for individuals challenged with disabilities and for their families, securing for her clients a basic education, as well as their rights under such programs as Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Social Security Act, Supplemental Security Income Act, Americans With Disabilities Act and the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act.

In addition to an impressive track record (with an overwhelming number of her cases falling into the "win" column), Ms. Vanaman's credentials are equally strong. She is a member of the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal and the Federal District Courts for the Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California, as well as the California, Ohio and Massachusetts State Bars. Valerie received her undergraduate and law school education at Ohio State University. She served as a teaching fellow at Harvard Law School and as an attorney for such public interest organizations as the Children's Defense Fund.

School can be a rocky ride for many kids. Parents who find they need help getting their children's needs met anytime during the elementary through secondary school years can rest assured that Valerie Vanaman is in their corner.

License

Bar Number: 42406
California,

Education

The Ohio State University
B.A.,

The Ohio State University
J.D.,

Vanaman German LLP
Valerie Vanaman

For four decades, Valerie Vanaman has represented people who need help obtaining services from private and governmental agencies, providing knowledgeable and compassionate legal representation to families with special situations.

Since entering into private practice as a lawyer in 1980, Valerie has become an acknowledged leader in providing representation for individuals challenged with disabilities and for their families, securing for her clients a basic education, as well as their rights under such programs as Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Social Security Act, Supplemental Security Income Act, Americans With Disabilities Act and the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act.

In addition to an impressive track record (with an overwhelming number of her cases falling into the "win" column), Ms. Vanaman's credentials are equally strong. She is a member of the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal and the Federal District Courts for the Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California, as well as the California, Ohio and Massachusetts State Bars. Valerie received her undergraduate and law school education at Ohio State University. She served as a teaching fellow at Harvard Law School and as an attorney for such public interest organizations as the Children's Defense Fund.

School can be a rocky ride for many kids. Parents who find they need help getting their children's needs met anytime during the elementary through secondary school years can rest assured that Valerie Vanaman is in their corner.

License

Bar Number: 42406
California,

Education

The Ohio State University B.A.,


The Ohio State University J.D.,


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