Geneva Jones is founder of Geneva Jones & Associates. She leads the firm’s special education, disability, and civil rights practice group and manages the firm’s Houston office. Geneva focuses her practice on the representation of Texas school districts, special education cooperatives, and community colleges in all school law areas with an emphasis
on special education, employment disability, and student issues. Geneva is a nationally recognized legal expert and public speaker on special education, disability law, and education for the socio-economically disadvantaged.
More importantly, Geneva is the parent of a student with a disability. Her entire legal career has been spent representing public schools in their magnanimous calling to provide students, especially students with disabilities, an education. While advocating for her own child, Geneva realized that the highest good is done by representing that school districts and education agencies who shared her goal of providing an exceptional educational program for students with disabilities. Geneva's legal philosophy is twofold, and she is often quoted as saying, “Let’s get back to basics. What does the law say, and what is best for students?”
Geneva has extensive experience in advising schools and parents on State and Federal Disability and Civil Rights Anti-Discrimination Laws including but not limited to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, the United States Constitution, and employment law.