Aimee Perry is Partner in Lozano Smith's Sacramento office. She is co-chair of the firm's Student Practice Group and is an active member of the firm's Special Education and Charter School Practice Groups. Ms. Perry's practice is focused on special education, and she assists clients with difficult IEP team meetings, settling cases at resolution sessions and mediations, as well as ensuring compliance with Section 504. Her expertise also extends to a myriad of student issues, including inter- and intra-district transfers, student fees, bullying, student discipline, student records, and mandatory reporting, as well as advising districts with charter school issues.
Ms. Perry has presented on a variety of topics before the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance (CASCWA), California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators (CALSA), and the Small School District's Association (SSDA).
Ms. Perry's article "Cancer Awareness Slogans Pose Tough Challenges for Schools" was published in the Daily Journal in March 2012.
Ms. Perry earned her law degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. She earned her undergraduate degree from San Diego State University, where she majored in International Business. Ms. Perry is fluent in Spanish and gained a certificate to do business in Spanish as part of her major at San Diego State.
Host Sloan Simmons talks with Lozano Smith attorneys Aimee Perry and Desiree Serrano about the latest developments on COVID-19 and students, with a focus on Senate Bill 98 and the most recent state agency directives and guidance heading into the 2020-2021 school year.
Sloan Simmons talks with Lozano Smith Student Practice Group Leaders Ruth Mendyk and Aimee Perry regarding this year's legislative enactments impacting students and tips for school districts in preparing for compliance with these new laws.
The issue of students using marijuana in California's public schools is an ever evolving issue, and leaves many confused as to the state of the law. Sloan Simmons engages experts in this area of school law, Aimee Perry and Alyssa Bivins, on the most recent developments, including what hasn't changed in terms of student discipline, what may have changed in special education, and proposed legislation poised to impact students and schools on this topic. This thoughtful discussion fully explores the latest on this topics, including trending practices and options for school officials.