Elizabeth Angelone joined Schulman, Lopez, Hoffer & Adelstein, LLP in January 2023. Ms. Angelone is certified mediator and a highly skilled civil litigation and appellate attorney with extensive experience representing clients in ARDCs, mediations, due process hearings, state and federal courts, and federal appeals.
Ms. Angelone brings another perspective to her legal practice as a former public school teacher and school district administrator (special education). Her legal practice continues to focus on education matters including discipline, civil rights, and grievances, as well as special education matters under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Ms. Angelone received her B.A. from the University New Mexico and earned her M.A. in Educational Administration from New Mexico State University. She attended St. Mary’s University School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor. While in law school, Ms. Angelone was a Staff Writer and Research Editor for The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race and Social Justice. Ms. Angelone successfully participated in numerous moot court competitions, was on the law school Dean’s List, and was inducted into the International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi.
Ms. Angelone is admitted by the Supreme Court of Texas and is licensed to practice law in New York. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas.
The Texas Two-step: The Criminalization of Truancy Under the Texas “Failure to Attend” Statute, 13 SCHOLAR 433 (2011).