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The Law Office of Janina Botchis focuses on representing children with special needs. Whether the matter involves the school district or your regional center, we help you and your child obtain the services that you are entitled to under the Individual's with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).


The Law Office handles most criminal misdemeanors. Before attending an arraignment be certain to obtain legal advice regarding your matter. The Law Office of Janina Botchis offers free phone consultations.


Mrs. Botchis completed her undergraduate work at Wesleyan University and received her Juris Doctorate from Southwestern Law School where she was given the Witkin Award in Business Associations. While a law student, Mrs. Botchis held externships at the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office and the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office. It was here that Mrs. Botchis developed a deep and abiding respect for the 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments and their practical application in evidentiary matters.



Practice areas


  1. Unspecified: 50%
  2. Education: 50%



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  • Chigozie Frances Odediran

    As an education attorney myself, I can say that Ms Botchis is well versed in Education Law. I endorse this lawyer.


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  • Michael P. Utke

    Great attorney, well respected in the community.


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Janina Botchis

Po Box 9572
Glendale, CA, 91226-0572


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Witkin AwardSouthwestern Law School2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Glendale Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Council of Parent Attorneys and AdvocatesMember2013 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
PhD In Special EducationThe Rowley Standard - Part One & Part Two2014
PhD In Special EducationThe Promise Of A Least Restrictive Environment2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawN/AN/AN/A
Wesleyan UniversityN/AN/AN/A