Lindsey Steinholt represents California school districts and county offices of education in education law, with a concentration in disability and special education. She provides interpretation and assessment of issues arising under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act, and the California Education Code. She also provides advice and counsel to clients regarding IEP team meetings.

As a legal intern, Ms. Steinholt drafted due process complaints to file with the Office of Administrative Hearings, handled student disciplinary issues and special education due process hearing matters and conducted legal research on various issues on employment law and health law.

As an undergraduate, Ms. Steinholt was a founder of the Scripps Ranch High School Mock Trial Program and participated in the UCSB Mock Trial Program. While in law school, she was active with the Women’s Law Caucus and the San Diego Lawyers’ Club. She was a recipient of a CALI Award for achieving the highest grade in Special Education and the Law (Spring 2015) and of the Louis Lancaster Scholarship in International Relations.

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J.D., University of San Diego School of Law
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara


  • 2015, California
    U.S. District Court, Central District of California
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