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Student Speech and Expression in Public Schools:
A Resource Guide For K-12 Schools

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Improving Student Achievement
Through The Creation Of Relationships:
A Critical Race Theory Counterstory

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Student Discipline Resource Binder:
A Comprehensive Guide For K-12 Schools

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Upcoming Events

San Mateo County Office of Education

Alameda County Office of Education

San Mateo COE and Dora Dome Law Present

Session Title: Section 504
Date: August 19, 2022
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am PDT
Location: San Mateo County Office of Education
101 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA 94065
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Alameda COE and Dora Dome Law Present

Session 1: Discipline with Dignity Basics
Date: September 13, 2022
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 am PDT
Location: Virtual via Zoom
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San Mateo COE and Dora Dome Law Present

Session Title: Section 504 Q&A
Date: September 23, 2022
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am PDT
Location: San Mateo County Office of Education
101 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA 94065
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Alameda COE and Dora Dome Law Present

Session 2: Special Education Safeguards and Supports
Date: September 20, 2022
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 am PDT
Location: Virtual via Zoom
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San Mateo COE and Dora Dome Law Present

Session Title: Student Discipline Basics and Special Education Discipline
Date: September 28, 2022
Time: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Location: San Mateo County Office of Education
101 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA 94065
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Session Title: Title IX 2020 Updates/ Disciplinary Investigations
Date: November 14, 2022
Time: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Location: San Mateo County Office of Education
101 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA 94065
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Session Title: They Are Still Your Kids! Expulsion, Rehabilitation Plans and Readmissions/ Creating Safe Schools: Transgender Students, Privacy and Facilities
Date: November 29, 2022
Time: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm PDT
Location: San Mateo County Office of Education
101 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA 94065
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Alameda COE and Dora Dome Law Present

Session 3: Investigations and Searches: Understanding Due Process and Protecting Students’ Rights Through Due Process with Integrity
Date: September 29, 2022
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 am PDT
Location: Virtual via Zoom
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“What educators say about Dora Dome’s trainings…”

"Thank you for providing such invaluable information. It has greatly impacted my ideology and ignited my desire to work harder to advocate for my students and provide a safe place for students at my school site."

   Venmeta T., ELA Teacher
   Lynwood USD

"Thank you for your clarity, your thorough and relevant explanations. All content is highly relevant and actionable. I so value, appreciate and respect your experience and expertise"

     Shree R.
     Leadership Public Schools

"Thank you for your bold sharing your wisdom.  I feel more equipped to address these difficult potential scenarios.  You presented in an easy to understand manner.  Thanks for making us laugh!"

     Sam C. Principal
     Travis USD

"Wow, this information was meaningful and presented in a thoughtful and comprehensive way.  Your knowledge base is impressive."

     Saundra R. Principal
     Travis USD

"I'd love to have you do a training at my school. When we know better we do better.  Today, I feel like I'll do better because you have improved my knowledge about ed code, suspension and expulsion"

     Kameelah G. Principal
     Evergreen USD

Legal Services


DDL offers an array of legal services to support school districts in the area of Student Issues.
Some of the areas in which DDL provides legal representation and support include:


  • Advising school districts on issues related to student discipline
  • Special education discipline
  • County appeals of disciplinary decisions
  • Pupil records
  • Public records requests
  • SARB/SART
  • Section 504
  • Legal representation at disciplinary administrative hearings of school sites, Administrative Panels, and/or Governing Boards
  • Responding to subpoenas
  • Medication monitoring
  • Inter/intra district transfers
  • Homelessness/foster youth issues
  • Revisions to Board Policies and Administrative Regulations and many others.