Laura J. O’Neill


A.B., Princeton University (1997)

M. Ed., Harvard Graduate School of Education (2001)

J.D., UC Davis School of Law (2008)

Areas of Expertise:

Ms. O’Neill’s practice focuses on both special education and general education matters


Ms. O’Neill started her career as a litigator in the San Francisco office of Morrison & Foerster.  She then served as a staff attorney for the Oakland Unified School District where she advised on board policies, represented the district before state and federal agencies and conducted investigations into complaints of discrimination. She then worked in private practice in Maine where she litigated special education matters and conducted Title IX investigations on behalf of school districts.  She has also worked as a policy writer for the California School Boards Association.  Ms. O’Neill is a member of the State Bar of California and the State Bar of Maine.


Laura J. O’Neill
School and College Legal Services of California
5350 Skylane Boulevard
Santa Rosa, California  95403
T: (707) 524-2690
F: (707) 578-0517