About

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • Pennsylvania

  • New Jersey

  • Florida

  • Massachusetts

Lori B. Tucker has been an attorney for over 25 years. She has worked with victims of crime, students with special needs and students involved in campus disciplinary proceedings. Upon graduating law school, Ms. Tucker worked at a litigation firm in Philadelphia. She then became an Assistant State Attorney in Broward County, Florida. As a prosecutor, she handled and tried dozens of felonies, misdemeanors, and juvenile cases. 

In recent years, Ms. Tucker's law practice has focused on education law. She has advocated for children with special needs in grades K through 12 and has successfully helped them obtain IEPs (individualized education plans), 504 plans and other necessary accommodations. Ms. Tucker has also defended special needs students who have been wrongfully suspended and/or expelled. She has a reputation for working with school districts to ensure that they comply with all of their obligations under federal and state law in regards to educating children with special needs. As the mother of child with autism, Ms. Tucker’s personal experience of raising a child with special needs combined her legal expertise gives her unparalleled insight into this area of the law.

Ms. Tucker also counsels and represents college students nationwide who are involved in campus disciplinary proceedings and/or Title IX proceedings. Ms. Tucker works with students to help ensure that they fully understand their rights during campus misconduct proceedings and that they receive fair treatment during the proceedings.  Due to her years of experience working with students with disabilities, Ms. Tucker has a particular interest in representing students with disabilities in campus misconduct proceeding and has had success in this area.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:‚Äč

  • Of Counsel, Rosenberg & Ball Co, LPA (rosenbergball.org)

  • Students Advocating for Students (SAS), Board Member

  • The Asperger/Autism Network (AANE), Member

  • Stop Abusive & Violent Environments (SAVE)

  • Council of Parent Attorneys & Advocates (COPAA), Member

Ms. Tucker presently serves on the Board of Directors of Students Advocating for

Students (sa4s.org), a national non-profit organization dedicated to educating students about their legal rights and civil liberties on college campuses. In her capacity as a board member of SAS, she regularly provides counsel and guidance nationwide to students who are embroiled in campus disciplinary matters. Ms. Tucker also served on the Board of Advisors for Families Advocating for Campus Equality (FACE). While working with FACE, Ms. Tucker helped create a system for low income college students to receive pro bono representation during their disciplinary proceedings. She also counseled dozens of families regarding the rights of their sons/daughters in campus disciplinary proceedings.