Cara Lucier, Esq., is an attorney specializing in Education Law. Cara represented school districts throughout California in the areas of Special Education Law, Charter Schools, and Litigation. She represented school districts at IEP team meetings, mediations, due process hearings, and in Federal and State courts. When Cara’s son was diagnosed with Autism, Cara switched to assisting families with special needs. Cara is on the faculty of the Special Education Advocacy Program at the University of San Diego, where she teaches Early Intervention Law, Procedural Safeguards, and the Role of the Advocate. She is a Board Member for Autism Tree Project Foundation and was the Co-Chair of the Early Intervention Committee for the California State Senate Autism Task Force for South Counties. Cara is frequently asked to teach legal trainings and seminars in the area of education and disabilities law.