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Diane Frost Wiscarson

Wiscarson Law, A Professional Corporation
Contact: 503.727.0202
Experience:
Law School: Lewis and Clark Law School - Lewis and Clark College
Jurisdictions: Oregon
Washington
9th Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

OVERVIEW

About Diane Frost Wiscarson
I am licensed to practice law in both Oregon and Washington. I am also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Oregon, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. I am the parent of three boys, one of whom has special needs. All three of them attended public schools. I understand both the joy and heartache that come with the gift of these special children. As a lawyer, I have the unique opportunity to help your child in ways that make a real difference over the child's entire life. I view my work as an investment in your child's future. My work immediately impacts your child's education. That impact helps shape and direct the rest of your child's educational experience. My philosophy is simple - "The child is the client." I remain focused on the child's needs and legal entitlements. I uses my background and experience in both education law and special needs parenting to help parents solve their child's education issues. While my specialty is the law for children with special needs, I also represent children with education issues not related to special education. I can provide help with almost any educational issue, including discipline hearings for suspension or expulsion.
Directory Practice Areas
  • Education Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Civil Rights
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    • Visa and Mastercard
  • Free Consultation
    • 45 minute initial consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Oregon
Washington
9th Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Languages
 SpokenWritten
EnglishYesYes
Professional Experience
Attorney/Owner, Wiscarson Law, A Professional Corporation
-Current
Attorney, Steinman Cooper Wiscarson LLC
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Education
Lewis and Clark Law School - Lewis and Clark CollegeJ.D. (1996)Law
University of California - BerkeleyB.S. (1979)Psychology
Professional Activities
Member Washington State Bar Association, Administrative Law Section 2010-Current
Member Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) 2009-Current
Committee Member Program Planning Committee for the Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law 2003-Current
Member Oregon Women Lawyers Association 1996-Current
Awards
BV Distinguished: Very High Legal Ability & Ethical Standards, LexisNexis, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review
2010 Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation, Washington State Bar Association, Board of Governors
Professional Associations
Admitted to Practice, United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
-Current
Member, Washington State Bar
-Current
Admitted to Practice, United States District Court for the District of Oregon
-Current
Member, Oregon State Bar
-Current
Admitted to Practice, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
-Current

PUBLICATIONS

Articles & Publications
  • Developing and Writing Appropriate IEPS - A Different Perspective
    Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility in the Practice of Special Education Law
    Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility in the Practice of Special Education Law
    Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility in the Practice of Special Education Law
    Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Building Positive Relationships
    Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Ethics for Special Education Attorneys: Real-Life Survival Stories
    LRP's 29th National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities
  • Working with Difficult People
    Pacifict Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Residential Placement Cases: Child Find Nightmares
    Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law

WEBSITES & BLOGS

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CONTACT & MAP

510 SW 3rd Avenue
Suite 439
Portland, OR 97204
USA
Telephone: 503.727.0202
Fax: 503.727.0303