Angela Shapow, Of Counsel
Angela joined Cedar Law because of her particular interest in educational justice. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Boise State University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Idaho. Prior to practicing law Angela directed and taught at an early childhood education center she owned. Angela served as an extern law clerk to the Honorable Larry M. Boyle of the U.S. District Court, District of Idaho and was awarded a certificate of superior service as a judicial intern. She has capitalized on that experience by focusing her practice on all aspects of administrative and federal litigation under the IDEA and Section 504.
Angela moved from Boise to Seattle in the fall of 2007. While preparing for the Washington State bar exam she directed a childcare center in Seattle. She has also served as a Title 26 guardian ad litem representing the best interests of children. Angela is currently admitted to practice in the District Court of Idaho, The District Court of Western Washington, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Angela has presented at various venues and has lead special education clinics through out Western Washington.
Recent Presentations include: Skagit Valley Connections Conference, Serving Social and Emotional Needs in Early Childhood Settings, March 2015; Washington Parent Attorneys, Litigation Under Section 504, June 2016; Washington Autism Alliance Association, IDEA: Blueprints to Special Education Workshop September 2016; Shapow Law PLLC, Procedural Safeguards for Families under the IDEA, October 2016.