Cassady Law PLLC is a trusted resource for families, youth and children for special education and disability law. We offer wise counsel to our clients, skilled negotiations in educational planning meetings, and fierce advocacy in the courtroom. After decades of experience advocating for special needs students in the schools, Cassady Law PLLC now maintains a small and select caseload in order to focus exclusively on students with social, emotional, and behavioral issues, particularly those who may be in need of private placements or significant and meaningful service packages in the public schools
Our firm has been a leader in special education law for decades. When you work with Cassady Law PLLC, you have the benefit of our deep expertise. We value our relationships with our clients and offer a range of services to meet their needs:
Cassady Law PLLC has served youths and families throughout Seattle and the Pacific Northwest for over twenty years, focusing exclusively on disability and education law.
An established leader in the field of education law, Charlotte Cassady has advocated for special needs students in the courts for over two decades.
After graduating from Tulane University School of Law cum laude in 1989, Charlotte moved to Seattle to practice labor and education law in Seattle’s largest law firm. She left to pursue a career in public interest law, forming Cassady Law PLLC in 1998.
Since its inception in 1998, Cassady Law PLLC has focused on representing parents and legal guardians of special needs students seeking educational services from Washington state and school districts under the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) and other disability statutes.
Charlotte has served on a number of boards including The ARC of King County and Teamchild; has authored and edited texts including the education section of the WSAJ Civil Rights Deskbook; and has spoken frequently on the topic of education law, including at the Pacific Northwest Conference on Special Education and the Law and CLEs sponsored by the Washington State Bar, the University of Washington School of Law, and the Seattle University School of Law.