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Nora Belanger, Esq.

Nora Belanger, Esq. is an attorney at Law Office of Nora A. Belanger, who has limited her practice to special education and disability rights law for the past eighteen years. Her law firm is located in Norwalk, Connecticut  and consists of two attorneys, as well as paralegals and support staff. Attorney Belanger presents both nationally and internationally on special education legal rights, including presentations in Poland, Latvia, and most recently in India.

Attorney Belanger holds a law degree from Pace University School of Law, where she served as Executive Editor of the Pace Law Review. She also holds a teaching degree in special education and was employed as a special education teacher for several years beginning in 1975, when the Individuals with Disabilities Act was first introduced. In addition, she holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut. Attorney Belanger fights for the rights of individuals with disabilities who have been denied the right to an appropriate education. More can be found at

Professional Affiliations:

American Bar Association

Connecticut Bar Association

Fairfield County Bar Association

Professional Advisory Board - Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)

Admitted to United States Supreme Court 2015

The New York Times:

Attorney Belanger was quoted in the article, Accommodations Angst, which appeared in The New York Times on November 4, 2010.


Selected Cases:

Click here to read about Student v. Newtown Board of Education (2007)

Click here to read about Student v. Orange Board of Education (2008)

Click here to read about Student v. Plainville Board of Education (2009)

Click here to read about Student v. Trumbull Board of Education (2011)


Corinna Taubner, Esq., Of Counsel

Corinna Taubner, Esq. graduated from Bucknell University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations and a Minor in Spanish. She received a Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve School of Law, served on the Executive Board for the Journal of International Law and was the recipient of the Family Law Award.  Attorney Taubner began her career defending design professionals in construction litigation and worked in-house for a large insurance company managing massive toxic tort cases across the country. Attorney Taubner changed her legal focus to special education and disability rights law when she found herself immersed in the field to defend her own family's educational rights.  Attorney Taubner is licensed to practice in CT and NY. 

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