Alex has successfully defended a Motion for Summary Judgment and has obtained multiple six figure settlements for his clients.
Alex represents students and their families at IEP meetings, expulsion matters, depositions, and hearings in state and federal court.
Alex worked as a high school math teacher at Great Oaks Charter School in Newark, New Jersey.
Alex Rodriguez has committed his legal career to special education and disability law. He works with parents, students, and others in the community to help attain maximum potential through legal advocacy.
The importance of education was instilled in Alex at a young age by his parents who were educators, and inspired Alex to pursue and gain experience as a classroom teacher. While his mother worked in primarily in lower income school districts as a special education teacher, she shared the importance of helping statistically disadvantaged youth to obtain appropriate education and services.
Educational Work Experience
Prior to becoming an attorney, Alex worked as a high school math teacher at Great Oaks Charter School in Newark, New Jersey. Through his work experience, Alex worked with parents and students to help his students receive an adequate education and guide them in the right path to escape the unprecedented truth of the inner city. Through his experiences, Alex believes in zealously advocating and working side by side with his clients to achieve the best possible result.
Alex is a graduate of Loyola Law School, where he received a concentration in Criminal Justice. At Loyola Law School, Alex was active in Loyola’s Project for Innocence Clinic and Loyola’s Young Lawyers Program. Alex has interned with Children’s Law Center of Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office, and served a clerkship with Honorable Victor Chavez, Judge of the Superior Court of California. He received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University in both Economics and Psychology.
Alex was admitted to the California Bar in 2018 and is admitted to practice before both the California State courts, and the United States District Courts.
After passing the bar, he joined the Law Offices of Hirji and Chau, LLP, where he represents students and their families at IEP meetings, expulsion matters, depositions, and hearings in state and federal court. Alex has successfully defended a Motion for Summary Judgment and has obtained multiple six figure settlements for his clients. In addition, Alex has worked with numerous higher education clients to help obtain disability accommodations and appeal wrongful dismissal.