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Daniel Shaw

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Daniel R. Shaw

Daniel has spent years representing hundreds of children and families throughout the State of California in special education, civil rights, and personal injury cases. His career began working as a Service Coordinator for the Regional Center system. He learned first hand the challenges that children with disabilities and their families faced advocating for appropriate services.

As a parent of a child with special needs, Daniel has sat on all sides of the table. Daniel knows first-hand what its like to have a child with special needs and be faced with numerous obstacles to their success. His daughter helped shaped his passion for the law and the families he serves.

Daniel is an expert litigator with extensive experience litigating at the administrative level, district and state court, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has obtained numerous successes before the Office of Administrative Hearings, the U.S. District Court, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  

Daniel only accepts a handful of cases each year.  He prides himself on providing the highest quality representation.  Daniel is highly respected by numerous experts throughout the state who often seek his advice.  There are very few attorneys in the State of California who match his passion and expertise.  


Activities & Affiliations

• COPAA Member
• Central, Northern, and Eastern Districts of California
• Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

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