KJK is proud to congratulate Student & Athlete Defense Co-Chair and Partner Susan Stone on being named Best Lawyers in America® Lawyer of the Year in the Education category for 2022. Only one attorney receives the “Lawyer of the Year” distinction in each category and location, and the title is awarded to the lawyer that received the highest peer reviews in that category.
According to the organization’s website: “The 28th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (2022) includes more than 66,000 lawyers in 147 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and inclusion in this year’s publication is based on 10.8 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.” To learn more about Best Lawyers®, visit www.bestlawyers.com.
More About Susan Stone:
Susan’s life work is to help students in crisis and to meet their legal needs. Recognizing the need for legal services dedicated to protecting students, professors and individuals with disabilities, Susan handles matters ranging from special education issues, student disciplinary matters and Title IX investigations. Susan has the knowledge and experience required to navigate due process complaints and shaping of 504 Plans and Individualized Education Programs. She also handles student matters involving hazing, bullying and social media.
Recently, Susan and Student & Athlete Defense Co-Chair Kristina Supler became certified Positive Discipline Educators. This certification will help Susan better advise parents on how to talk with their children about tough topics in a constructive manner.