Allison Arkin is an experienced Los Angeles litigator and special education attorney who focuses her practice exclusively on special education law.

Ms. Arkin has extensive experience working with parents of special needs children with a wide range of disabilities, helping them obtain appropriate services from both school districts and regional centers.

Allison Arkin was originally admitted to the New York bar in 1992 and was admitted to the California bar in 1995.  She received her J.D. from Fordham Law School, and attended Wesleyan University for her undergraduate work.  

Allison has worked with families through every level of the process, including obtaining appropriate assessments and representing parents at:

  • IEP meetings
  • due process mediations
  • settlement negotiations
  • regional center hearings

As a mother of two, Ms. Arkin is passionate about every child's right to receive an appropriate education, and she works tirelessly to ensure that each child receives the best possible services.

She takes a holistic approach to her practice, balancing the educational, emotional and financial needs of her clients in order to provide the maximum benefit to clients and their families.

Ms. Arkin is a member of COPAA (Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates) as well as the 317e Education Panel at the Edelman Children's Court.