Deniss Escorcia Dimas is an Associate in Lozano Smith's Sacramento office. Ms. Escorcia Dimas represents clients on issues related to special education and students.
Prior to joining Lozano Smith, Ms. Escorcia Dimas worked for numerous public agencies, including the City of Mountain View, Santa Clara County, and Alameda County. Ms. Escorcia Dimas has a wide range of experience, including the areas of litigation and immigration.
Ms. Escorcia Dimas also has professional experience working with several Bay Area school districts. Specifically, Ms. Escorcia Dimas developed and oversaw the award-winning School Linked Services Program where she served as the primary coordinator between the school district and community agencies to effectively integrate health and social services district-wide. She also developed training for school and district staff on accessing mental health supports, community resources, and the School Linked Services Program.
Ms. Escorcia Dimas received her Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco School of Law, and earned her Bachelor of Science from Santa Clara University. While in law school, Ms. Escorcia Dimas received a CALI Award in Legal Research, Writing, and Immigration Law. She also participated in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Clinic and completed an intensive advocacy program where she learned litigation and trial techniques and strategies.
Ms. Escorcia Dimas is fluent in Spanish.
March 2020Number 14Frequently Asked QuestionsBackgroundCOVID-19 is a novel form of coronavirus which causes respiratory disease that has affected communities worldwide, and cases of COVID-19 recently appeared in California communities, prompting concerns about student wellness, attendance, instruction, and school operations. This FrequentlyAsked Questions (FAQ) sets out general guidance for K-12 school districts as they respond to the needs of students with disabilities in the wake of COVID-1...