AALRR’s Pleasanton Office Welcomes Veteran Education Attorney


PLEASANTON, Calif. — Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR) is pleased to welcome Kimberly Borah Schulist as an attorney to its Pleasanton office, where she will work in the firm’s Special Education Law Practice Group.

Schulist has over fifteen years of experience representing school districts and children in the areas of special education and student matters.  She brings extensive experience on legal matters including IEP processes, student assessment and achievement, program development, student fees, student discipline, inter-district transfers, open enrollment, and much more.  She has comprehensive litigation experience regarding special education programming and the rights of parents and children.  She is also a trained mediator and enjoys using her mediation skills to proactively resolve legal matters.

“Kimberly brings valuable experience serving the special education community.  Her knowledge and experience will fit in nicely with our Special Education practice, as we serve school districts, SELPAs and county offices of education throughout the state,” says Karen E. Gilyard, chair of the firm’s Special Education Practice. 

Prior to joining AALRR, Schulist served in the Students and Special Education practice group at the law firm of Dannis Woliver Kelley (DWK). In addition to DWK, Schulist has represented school districts in the area of special education for Lozano Smith.  Schulist also previously served as a Deputy Town Attorney for the Town of San Anselmo and practiced employment law with Dillingham & Murphy. She received her J.D. from the University of San Francisco, School of Law School and a B.A. from the University of California at Davis.


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