Sapna Lyer


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    Sapna Iyer received a Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego, School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis.

    Prior to joining Erickson Law Firm, Ms. Iyer spent twenty years working in education as a teacher, school leader, and curriculum writer. She holds single subject teaching credentials in English and social studies and a School Administrative Services credential. She has extensive experience working in K-12 public schools, including district schools, charter schools, independent study, and alternative education programs. As an educator, Ms. Iyer served as department head, master teacher, and professional development leader; she developed Action Civics and voter education projects and served on committees to improve college access for underrepresented students. Ms. Iyer has first-hand experience with many aspects of education law, including special education, student rights, discipline, privacy, employee relations, and school operations and governance. Her insight from the perspective of an educator is a great benefit to our clients.

    Ms. Iyer is a member of the Education Law Association and is also a certified yoga teacher.