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Ashley Turner is an associate in the Cerritos and Riverside offices of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo. Ms. Turner represents California public school districts and county offices of education in general education law matters, and special education. While attending law school, Ms. Turner gained special education experience as a Legal Intern. She conducted IDEA student rights analysis and worked on appeals in administrative due process proceedings. While with the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, she researched special education law issues regarding dependent children, school transfers, and disciplinary procedures.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Turner clerked for the Honorable John A. Houston with the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California where she handled a variety of criminal and civil matters including motions for summary judgment, administrative appeals, motions in limine, and writs of habeas corpus.
Ms. Turner earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in social science, with a specialization in multicultural studies, and a second Bachelor of Arts degree in African American studies from the University of California, Irvine. She earned her Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law. While in law school, she was an associate writer/editor of the California Western Law Review and International Law Journal and the president of Black Law Student Association. She is a member of the California Western Pro Bono Honors Society for her involvement with the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program’s Education Law Project.
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Ms. Turner is a contributor to the firm’s education publications and blog.