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Jane Windsor

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Schools & Education Attorney in Sarasota, FL

Windsor Law
2014 4th St
Sarasota, FL 34237
Phone: 941-584-9510
Fax: 941-296-7429
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed in Florida Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Schools & Education, Administrative Law, Civil Rights
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jane Windsor brings unique insight to education law. As a Hillsborough County classroom teacher, she administered and coordinated IEPs (Individual Education Plans) as well as participated in U.S. Department of Education Section 504 Plans as defined under federal law and Florida law. She also learned about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to best advocate for her students.

Attorney Windsor understands these issues as well on a personal level as the mother of a child with ADD/ADHD.

Today, as an attorney, Jane Windsor uses her knowledge as well as these experiences to partner with parents. After adequate and proper testing and diagnoses, she will ensure that her clients' children receive all their legally allowable accommodations in school. To learn more about Jane's background, 

Attorney Windsor is an active member of COPAA (Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates) to stay abreast of state and federal laws governing special education rights. Her passion is determining and enforcing accommodation rights and remedies for students with special learning needs and learning disabilities. She is also a member of the FL Bar Administrative Law Section and the Education Law Committe.

Ms. Windsor is a Florida native, a graduate of Sarasota High School, and of Florida State University.  Later after raising her daughter and success as a classroom teacher Ms. Windsor attended law school in Michigan where she obtained her Juris Doctor Degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.  She was on the Dean’s List and earned three Certificate of Merits in Constitutional Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Florida Comparative Procedure.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Schools & Education
  • 10%Administrative Law
  • 10%Civil Rights
Focus Areas

Education, Schools, Race Discrimination, Disability

Selections

2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

About Jane Windsor

First Admitted: 2010, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.windsoreducationlaw.com/Who-We-Are/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Florida Bar Education Law Committee Member - Membership
  • Sarasota Bar Association Gold Pro Bono Attorney Award, 2013
  • Florida's Children First - Host Committee Member 2014 - 2015 and 2015 - 2016

Honors/Awards

  • 12th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Award for 100 Plus Hours of Donated Time, 2013
  • Certificate of Merit Awards: in Constitutional Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Florida Comparative Procedure, Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Educational Background

  • Sarasota High School , 1975
  • Florida State University, Bachelor of Science degree, 1979
  • Professional Educator's Five Year Certificate, Elementary Education K-6, Art K-12 , 2004 - 2009, Art History Curriculum for Art Teacher Certification, 2001, Graduate level Elementary Education Certification, ABECA Curriculum Private School, 2000

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Florida, 2010
  • Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court, 2015 to 2019.
  • Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, 2011 to Present
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL), 2013 to Present

Industry Groups

  • Board Exams
  • College
  • Graduate School
  • K-12 Education
  • Private School
  • Public Education
  • Student Loan Discharge
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Office Location for Jane Windsor

2014 4th St
Sarasota, FL 34237

Phone: 941-584-9510

Fax: 941-296-7429

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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