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About Laura A. Athens

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Laura A. Athens is an attorney, mediator, and arbitrator in Farmington Hills, Michigan.  Her practice focuses primarily on education law and disability rights. 

She provides legal representation and alternative dispute resolution services in matters involving eligibility for special education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, evaluation, appropriate placement and services, behavioral intervention and student discipline. 

Ms. Athens also serves as legal counsel in matters involving preschool, private school, and university students seeking accommodations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act or the Americans with Disabilities Act. 

She has served as a Hearing Officer in special education due process hearings and in vocational rehabilitation matters for the Michigan Department of Career Development Rehabilitation Services. She continues to mediate special education, vocational rehabilitation, guardianship, and disability rights cases.


Laura A. Athens, Services in Farmington Hills, MI

As an Adjunct Professor at Wayne State University Law School, Ms. Athens taught education law, health law, and bioethics.  Ms. Athens also taught Legal Research and Writing at Washington University School of Law.   She is an associate of Professional Resolution Experts of Michigan, LLC and has served on the State Bar of Michigan Alternative Dispute Resolution Council.  Ms. Athens has published numerous articles on education law and ADR issues and frequently lectures on school-related issues.

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Updated: 18 September 2018