Janine Kelly, JD, a special education advocate in Connecticut, has been supporting children with disabilities and their families for over 12 years. She is the founder of Advocate Together, LLC, in Wilton, CT and a partner at College Access & Beyond, LLC. She advises students and families on all aspects of the IEP/504 process, including preparing for post high school transition. Informed by her experiences as a former litigation attorney and as a parent of a child with disabilities, Janine uses her knowledge and skills to help parents ensure that their children are receiving an appropriate education and planning for their future.
Janine has a BA from the College of the Holy Cross; a JD from Vermont Law School, and is admitted to practice law in the state of Connecticut, federal district court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2d Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She is a member of COPAA, Inc. (Council for Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc.); LDA (Learning Disabilities Association of America), and AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability). She lives in Wilton, CT with her husband, two college age sons, one teenage daughter and their Westie terrier, Rey.