Loughrey & Associates, (LADR) - Case Outcomes & Firm News
Since 2004, Ms. Loughrey has reached favorable outcomes for clients in either settlement or through a decision or order from a court or the California Department of Education (CDE). It is important to note that approximately 80% of cases filed for due process proceedings will reach a settlement before the due process hearing begins. Some of the outcomes reached in due process cases or CDE Compliance Orders include:
Federal Civil Rights, Disability Discrimination and Due Process Hearing Appeals
We have also had acheived good outcomes for our clients in federal court. Below are a couple of our representative cases:
Criminal Misdemeanor Appeals and Other Cases
Criminal CasesOf the approximately 20 to 25 misdemeanor appeal cases that Ms. Loughrey has acted as appellant's counsel, she has achieved a complete reversal in two cases and partial reversal in two cases. Ms. Loughrey's average is better than the average reversal for misdemeanor cases in Contra Costa County (typically approximately 1% or less per year of all cases appealed from the trial court are reversed).
Additionally, Ms. Loughrey has negotiated pleas on behalf of persons charged with misdemeanor crimes ranging from petty theft to driving while under the influence (DUI).
Other Cases: Administrative Hearings (Non Special Education)
Ms. Loughrey has also successfully handled multiple Department of Motor Vehicle License Revocation proceedings related to an arrest for DUI where she assisted the Repondents/Defendants in avoiding a driver's license suspension.
Additionally, Ms. Loughrey sucessfully represented several day care providers by saving their small or large in home day care licenses in proceedings initiated against the provider by the Department of Social Services.
Disclaimer: Please note that past outcomes are for information purposes only and are not a guarantee of any outcome in any other case.
UPCOMING FIRM EVENTS & NEWS
This fall Ms. Loughrey will be arguing before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
regarding an appeal from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of
California in the case of Z.F. et al., v. Ripon Unifide School District et al.
Appellate Case No. 08-17708 in which six named Plaintiffs/Appellants have alleged
broad based policies of discrimination across two counties and multiple school
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