Mary L. Kellogg
Mary Kellogg is an Associate in Lozano Smith's Los Angeles office. In her practice, she focuses primarily on special education and general student issues. Her areas of practice also extend to labor and employment, Brown Act matters, Public Records Act requests, and litigation. Ms. Kellogg has represented clients at special education due process hearings and appeals, mediations, and individualized education program team meetings. She has also represented clients in hearings for temporary restraining orders, employee dismissals, and inter-district-transfer appeals.
Prior to joining Lozano Smith, Ms. Kellogg worked for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office, Hate Crimes Unit. While there, she honed her investigative and prosecutorial skills. She was also a labor and employment attorney with a private law firm, gaining further experience in labor and employment litigation, working primarily on discrimination and harassment cases. Most recently, Ms. Kellogg was a sole practitioner in the Law Office of Mary Kellogg, providing services in special education, student, Board, and labor and employment matters.
Ms. Kellogg has written several Client News Briefs including: "Unlicensed School Personnel Cannot Legally Administer Insulin to Diabetic Student," (June 2010); "Reminder: Personal Service Required for Non-reelection Notices," (Feb. 2010); and "Special Education Students Who Secure a Change in Eligibility Classification Through Due Process May Be Entitled to Attorneys' Fees," (Jan. 2010).
Student v. Los Angeles Unified School District, Case No. 2010010284.
Ms. Kellogg received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1999, followed by her Juris Doctor degree in 2002, both from the University of California, Los Angeles.