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Torin D. Togut


Torin D. Togut has been licensed to practice law for more than forty-two (42) years and has concentrated his practice in the areas of special education for more than thirty-five (35) years. He currently is engaged in the private practice that is devoted, in part, to representing children with disabilities in special education cases. Mr. Togut has extensive experience representing students with disabilities at IEP meetings, mediation, filing state and Office for Civil Rights complaints, administrative due process hearings, and federal and appellate court proceedings.

Mr. Togut is a former adjunct professor at the University of Georgia School of Law, where he taught special education law as well as supervised law students in a legal clinic where they advocated for the rights low-income families of children with disabilities. He also served as a specialist attorney for Georgia Legal Services Program for twenty-five year in the area of education and disability rights law. Mr. Togut has published a law review article on racial disproportionality in special education eligibility and school discipline and specific learning disability eligibility, response-to-intervention and child find. He is a frequent speaker and presenter in the areas of special education law and practice and disability rights at local, regional, and national workshops and conferences. He is a charter member of the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates. He is a graduate of Cornell University and University of LaVerne College of Law. He is admitted to practice before all United States District Courts in Georgia and Vermont, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and United States Supreme Court.