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Jacqueline Ross

Title/s:  Adjunct Professor and Staff Attorney, Civitas ChildLaw Clinic

Specialty Area: ChildLaw, Education Law

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About

Jacqueline (“Jackie”) Ross co-teaches the Education Law Practicum and supervises the Stand Up for Each Other Chicago (SUFEO Chicago) project of the Civitas ChildLaw Clinic.  In this role, she provides direct representation to parents and students in school discipline, special education, and bullying cases.  She also provides supervision and training to law students who provide legal information and advocacy on education law matters.

Jackie previously served as a staff attorney and Equal Justice Works Fellow at Equip for Equality.  Her Equal Justice Works Fellowship project improved outcomes for low-income children of color with disabilities through representation of parents in school meetings, hearings, and ancillary court proceedings.

Before law school, she taught at a state-approved, therapeutic day school for students with disabilities across all subjects and provided intensive science-based interventions to struggling readers.

Degrees

BS, Vanderbilt University, 2008

MST, summa cum laude, Fordham University School of Education, 2011

JD, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2017

Courses Taught

Education Law Practicum