Michelle McGuire, Attorney - Principal of McGuire Law and Advocacy

Of Counsel for Connell Michael LLP. in Indiana - Licensed in Indiana and Ohio


The heart of Michelle McGuire's law practice is representing children with different abilities and needs in the public school system. She is a special education lawyer who is a voice for her clients. From negotiating educational programming to representation in due process cases, she ensures that all children with disabilities have available to them "...a free appropriate public education that emphasizes special education and the related services designed to meet their unique needs and prepare them for further education, employment and independent living...."

Ms. McGuire has personal experience with the struggles her clients face. She had to fight for the rights of children in her family. She understands that this struggle is a marathon and not a sprint. This gives her a unique and very personal perspective of the daily challenges and frustrations of her clients.

Ms. McGuire's law practice develops relationships with clients that span preschool education through transition to adulthood. Special education law is as diverse as the children it was written to serve. Ms. McGuire guides, advocates and protects her unique clients. She will advise and represent you as needed through the web of special education law. Her office is located in Olmsted Falls, Ohio where she works to represent clients throughout the state of Ohio. She is of counsel with Connell Michael LLP. in Indiana.

Cleveland State Marshall College of Law, J.D., 2003
Bowling Green State University, English 1999

Licensed to Practice:
Ohio Northern District Court
Southern District of Ohio Court.

Services include:
Multi-factored Evaluations or Evaluation team reports (MFE/ETR's)
Independent educational evaluations (IEEs)
Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings