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Education Law Team

Attorneys

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Michaela Lozano Lewis

Assistant County Counsel

Michaela Lozano Lewis oversees the Office’s Human Services Team, Child and Family Protection Team, and Education Law Team. She also oversees the Office’s paralegal staff at the Julian Street Office and legal support staff at the Hedding Street Office.

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Rob Coelho

Assistant County Counsel

Rob Coelho oversees the Office’s Labor and Employment Team and Equal Opportunity and Employment Investigations Team. He also oversees the Office’s paralegal staff at the Hedding Street Office.

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Marcelo Quinones

Lead Deputy County Counsel

Marcelo Quinones is the Lead of the Education Law Team, advising the Santa Clara County Office of Education and certain local school districts on various legal issues. He also represents the County in affirmative litigation matters.

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James K. Ayden

Deputy County Counsel

James Ayden advises and represents the County and education law clients in labor and employment matters and equal opportunity and employment investigations.

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Mary Hanna-Weir

Deputy County Counsel

Mary Hanna-Weir advises the Registrar of Voters, Office of Children and Families Policy, Office of Gender-Based Violence Prevention, Office of LGBTQ Affairs, Office of Women’s Policy, and several commissions. She also advises the Santa Clara County Office of Education and certain local school districts on various legal issues.

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Shana Heller

Deputy County Counsel

Shana Heller advises the Office of Diversion and Reentry Services and the Office of the District Attorney. She also advises the Santa Clara County Office of Education and certain local school districts on various legal issues.

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Harjit Kaur

Deputy County Counsel

Harjit Kaur advises the Santa Clara County Office of Education and certain local school districts on various legal issues.

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Lauren M. Lystrup

Deputy County Counsel

Lauren Lystrup advises and represents the County and education law clients in labor and employment matters and equal opportunity and employment investigations.

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Ravi Rajendra

Deputy County Counsel

Ravi Rajendra advises the Office of Labor Standards and Enforcement, the Office of Immigrant Relations, the Juvenile Justice Commission, and FIRST 5 Santa Clara County. He also advises certain local school districts on various legal issues and represents the County in affirmative litigation matters.

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Mona Williams

Lead Deputy County Counsel

Mona Williams is the Lead of the Public Safety and Justice Team and advises the Probation Department. She also advises certain local school districts on various legal issues.

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