If you have any questions regarding education law, contact one of our Education Lawyers at (203) 221-3100.

Special Education

As parents, many of the lawyers at Maya Murphy, P.C. have experienced first- hand in their own families the ever-expanding intersection of educational policy and rule of law, and the conflicts that sometimes result. As educational attorneys, we have an in- depth understanding and appreciation of the respective rights and obligations of students and school administrators. Through training and experience, we are especially qualified to act as knowledgeable advisors and zealous advocates to protect student rights and thereby preserve (at least to the extent evolutionarily possible), parents’ peace of mind. The experienced special education law attorneys at Maya Murphy, P.C. can assist in advocating for your child with disabilities so they may receive the proper evaluations, IEPS, and support necessary for them to reach their full academic potential.


Maya Murphy, P.C. has proudly been included in the 2024 Edition of Best Law Firms®, ranked among the top firms in the nation. In addition, Managing Partner Joseph C. Maya has been selected to The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for his work in Employment Law and Education Law in Connecticut. Recognition in Best Lawyers® is awarded to firms and attorneys who demonstrate excellence in the industry and is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor.

Our firm in Westport, Connecticut serves clients with legal assistance all over the state, including the towns of Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Bethel, Branford, Bridgeport, Brookfield, Cheshire, Danbury, Darien, Derby, East Haven, Easton, Fairfield, Greenwich, Guilford, Hamden, Madison, Meriden, Middlebury, Milford, Monroe, Naugatuck, New Canaan, New Fairfield, New Haven, Newton, North Branford, North Haven, Norwalk, Orange, Oxford, Prospect, Redding, Ridgefield, Seymour, Shelton, Sherman, Southbury, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Wallingford, Waterbury, West Haven, Weston, Westport, Wilton, and Woodbridge. In addition to assisting clients in Connecticut, our firm handles education law matters in New York as well.


If you have any questions about education law in Connecticut or would like to speak to an attorney about a legal matter, please contact Joseph C. Maya and the other experienced attorneys at Maya Murphy, P.C. at (203) 221-3100 or to schedule a free initial consultation today.