More About SchoolKidsLawyer

Thurston Law Offices LLC was founded in 2005 by Robert C. Thurston, Esq., who has nearly 30 years of experience as an attorney and special education advocate. He is also the parent of a child with Autism, which fuels his passion for special education law and children’s rights. SchoolKidsLawyer was recently featured in South Jersey Spotlight.

Robert obtained his law degree from The Ohio State University College of Law and his undergraduate degree with honors from The University of Michigan. He is an active member of the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA), a group dedicated to advocating for special education rights.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of New Jersey, 1988 (Active and in good standing)
  • State Bar of Pennsylvania, 1987 (Active and in good standing)
  • State Bar of Illinois, 1992 (Retired)
  • U.S.Ct.App. 3rd Cir., 1989 (Active and in good standing)
  • U.S.Ct.App. 9th Cir., 2017 (Active and in good standing)
  • U.S.D.C. D.N.J., 1988 (Active and in good standing)
  • U.S.D.C. E.D.Pa., 1989 (Active and in good standing)
  • U.S.D.C. N.D.Ill., 1993 (Retired)
  • U.S.D.C. W.D.Mich., 1995 (Active and in good standing)
  • U.S.D.C. N.D.Cal., 1993 (Inactive)
  • U.S.D.C. D.Colo., 2011 (Inactive)

Click to see a list of Rob’s publications and courses taught.