Special education LAW, children's Civil Rights & Personal Injury Law

Law Offices of Monica c. Marquez & Associates
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Practice Dedicated to Special Education Law, Children’s Civil Rights Law, & Personal Injury Law

Complimentary Consultations

We are there every step of the way, through the difficult and often lengthy legal process required to resolve  your case successfully.

Through the Special Education practice our goal is to empower parents in securing the appropriate educational program for their child, and to help protect school  children through prevention education, proactive planning and litigation.

In our representation of victims of personal injury we lend our expertise in fighting to obtain maximum recovery for each client, with persistent and aggressive representation. 

A Committed team

With over 30  years of combined legal and special education experience, the firm’s emphasis is on individualized attention to the client, coupled with excellent legal representation.

“Monica Marquez was thorough and sensitive in investigating and understanding all of my injuries and financial issues during a stressful time in my life. Her powerful negotiating provided results allowing me to focus on my recovery. I now understand the importance in choosing an experienced attorney like Ms. Marquez!” M. Clark

 Our Success stories speak for themselves.  Hear what our clients have to say! 

Representing Victims In:

  • physical & Emotional injuries
  • Wrongful death
  • Injuries to Children

Ms. Marquez’ Qualifications

  • 25 Years Litigation Experience-state and federal 
  • 19 Years as a plaintiff’s personal injury attorney
  • Juris doctorate University of California, Berkeley Law
  • Honors graduate University of California, Irvine
  • USD law school certificate in Special Needs Advocacy
  • Certified Mediator
  • bilingual (Spanish)
  • Former credentialed teacher 

OUR Services

How Can We Help You?

Special Ed Law

Students with disabilities are entitled by law to special services and a safe educational environment.

Personal Injury

Providing just compensation to those who have suffered injury as a result of negligence or intentional wrong doings.

Children's Civil Rights

Helping families of special needs children who have suffered injuries as the result of negligence

From Monica

“As a parent with two children with disabilities, I am sensitive to the needs of parents who must navigate the school system to ensure their children’s safety and receive the services to which they are entitled. In my practice, I empower parents to help protect  their child, through prevention education,  and when necessary, litigation.”

From Monica

“As a parent with two children with disabilities, I am sensitive to the needs of parents who must navigate the school system to ensure their children’s safety and receive the services to which they are entitled. In my practice, I empower parents to help protect  their child, through prevention education,  and when necessary, litigation.”

Library

Our latest blog posts, resources, news and updates.

Bullying

Students have the right to fully participate in their education, free from fear of discrimination, harassment, or any act of violence. Yet all too often, special needs students face bullying at school. There are state statutes that are designed to protect your child...

Summer Learning Can Be A Stepping Stone for Success in the Fall

For children with special needs as well as children in general education, summertime is a great time to explore the type of learner your child or young adult is outside of the classroom. The days of summer may bring opportunities for blockbuster movies and new fandom...

Recommended Safety Accommodations and Goals for an IEP

A safe educational environment is a top priority. Those children with special needs are particularly vulnerable to abuse or neglect while at school especially in places like playgrounds and bathrooms. An Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) is an effective,...

Safety Questions Parents Should Ask The District

  It is imperative that the district be aware of any safety concerns including social difficulties in encountering bullying or other disabilities that make your child vulnerable to injury. We recommend submitting an addendum to your child’s I.E.P. that includes...

What to Do in Case of a Car Accident

At the Scene Make sure you are in a safe place. Take pictures of the accident scene. Obtain insurance and driver’s license information of the other driver(s) and the attending police officers’ information including names and badge numbers. Draw a diagram of the scene...

Monica C. Marquez

Monica C. Marquez practices in North San Diego County in the community of Encinitas. Ms. Marquez, a 33- year veteran in the practice of law, and her professional staff assist families throughout the County of San Diego in advocacy and legal representation related to...

Contact Us

Learning your rights costs nothing. Contact us today and together we’ll discover how the Law Offices of Monica C. Marquez & Associates can help you.

187 Calle Magdalena, #212
Encinitas, CA 92024
760-753-0505

Monica@MonicaCMarquez.com