Christina M. Stephanos Partner

Christina Stephanos brings a powerful and multifaceted professional perspective to her practice: in addition to her law degree, she earned a diploma in Special Education, certificates in both Reading and Elementary Education and taught Language Arts and Special Education for six years.

Her practice involves ongoing consultation and representation of school districts in a variety of matters, including but not limited to IEP and Section 504 meetings and due process administrative hearings. She also prepares and presents special education audits with specific recommendations for overall programming, staffing and supports. She also provides in-house professional development programs on a variety of topics, including mock due process hearings, discipline, special education programming, the role of the local educational agency, and inclusion.

Prior to joining the firm, she served as a staff attorney for the Defender Association of Philadelphia, Child Advocacy Unit and as an assistant district attorney in the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office.


  • Rutgers University School of Law (J.D.)
  • Rowan University (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Areas of Practice


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania School Board Solicitors Association