Making a Difference!

The attorneys at Brightside Law Group are passionate about helping families and their children. With more than twenty years of combined experience in special education law, we are focused on obtaining the best possible outcomes to often complex and nuanced situations. Our special education attorneys can help you understand your concerns in the context of the law, review your child’s educational records, file a formal complaint, navigate the due process proceedings from mediation to hearing, on appeal, and much more. Are you unsure whether you need a special education attorney? Consultations are always free. Let us help you put your concerns into perspective and discuss your options.

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Seth Schwartz, Esq.

Special Education Attorney

With more than 10 years practicing special education law, Seth Schwartz has handled hundreds of cases and consulted with thousands of families about their legal rights. During law school, Seth interned for a local special education attorney and realized the need and desire to continue in the field. With educational struggles of his own, and a younger sister with autism, Seth understands and relates to the experiences our families go through. Seth actively supports educating families, frequently speaks on special education topics to parents and professionals, is a strong legal advocate, and a parent of two young children of his own.

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Laura Sussely-House, Esq.

Special Education Attorney, Of Counsel

With a passion for special needs law and advocacy, and over 30 years of experience as an attorney, Laura Sussely-House is dedicated to helping families and their children with special needs obtain the best possible outcomes. Laura is the parent of two adults, one with down syndrome, and has personally gone through the special education progress. Actively involved in the community, Laura volunteers with the Special Olympics, several organizations that advocate for the rights of individuals with disabilities and served as a board member of the Down Syndrome Association. Laura speaks fluent Spanish and in her down time enjoys family, reading, listening to music, and traveling.

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