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Attorney Andrea Koch

With fourteen years of experience, as well as being a parent to a child with special needs, Andrea brings a unique combination of expertise, advocacy, compassion and empathy to her clients. She is a proven litigator having handled thousands of cases, while always working tenaciously to get the best outcomes for her clients. She understands firsthand the complexity of navigating the Texas Special Education System and guides her clients each step along the way. As an attorney and a parent, Andrea understands that each and every special needs child has their own unique needs and as a result seeks to empower parents both through education and legal representation to understand their child’s legal rights.

Special Needs Representation

  • Failure to Provide Appropriate Services
  • Discipline/Expulsion Matters
  • Eligibility & Evaluation Disputes
  • Special Education IDEA Procedure
  • Parent ARD Preparation
  • Parent ARD Representation
  • Mediation
  • Litigation

Practice Areas

  • Special Education
  • Disability & Civil Rights
  • Criminal Law

Education

St. Mary’s University School of Law, 2008

  • Juris Doctor
  • Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, 2005

  • Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude
  • Majors: Communication & Political Science

Professional License & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas, 2008
  • Council of Parent Attorneys & Advocates (COPAA)
  • Criminal Justice Section of the Texas State Bar
  • School Law Section of the Texas State Bar
  • Juvenile Law Section of the Texas State Bar

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