Nicholas G. Felahi is an Associate in Lozano Smith’s San Diego office. His practice primarily focuses on the special education and student aspects of education law.
Mr. Felahi has experience in all aspects of civil litigation, and has assisted clients in a variety of litigation matters, including contract disputes, Americans with Disabilities Act compliance, and anti-SLAPP motion practice. In addition, he has engaged in alternative dispute resolution and client settlement negotiations on behalf of his clients. Mr. Felahi has also represented his clients in matters of employment, real estate, and general business matters, as well as wills, trusts, and probate litigation.
Mr. Felahi earned his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law. During law school, he participated in the McLennon Moot Court Competition, and was an Orientation Leader for the University. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and History (cum laude) from the University of New Hampshire.
July 1, 2017 is the deadline for California educational agencies to post information on their websites about students' rights under Title IX. The new posting requirements of Senate Bill (SB) 1375 can be found in Education Code section 221.61 and are in addition to the website posting requirements related to competitive athletics found in section 221.9. (See 2016 Client News Brief No. 36.) Both sets of requirements are part of California's Sex Equity inEducation Act.
The Governor recently signed Assembly Bill 2228, establishing a program for California code enforcement officers to become certified. The purpose of the program, which is voluntary, is to provide a mechanism for code enforcement officers to become trained in the substantive law and legal processes affecting their duties while also reducing the risk of liability for the agency. The program will ensure uniform and consistent training throughout the state, increasing...
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