Who is Lilian Akin, Esq.?
Lilian Akin is an attorney in private practice who specializes in education law and the rights of children in public school systems. Her primary focus is representing children and families in Special Education Due Process hearings and expulsion proceedings, as well as District Justice and Juvenile Court hearings.
Lilian has been selected as a consultant to the Duquesne University Charter School Project, the Disabilities Law Project, and as an adoption consultant to Every Child, Inc. She is a sought after lecturer and often conducts classes and seminars about education law issues for parent groups and professionals. Lilian has provided training and technical assistance to other lawyers through Continuing Legal Education courses for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and Allegheny Community College.
A native of Pennsylvania, Lilian is a graduate of Bucknell University and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She later gained invaluable experience working as a staff attorney for the Education Law Center (Western Pennsylvania region) for seven years. Lilian has directed the Intervention Project for at-risk children for the Allegheny Children's Initiative, Inc. and is familiar with child developmental, mental health and family issues. Lilian volunteers as a Big Sister and has volunteered her services as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA.) Lilian is committed to upholding the rights of children to a just and appropriate education, as prescribed by law.
Law Office of
Lilian A. Akin, Esq.
Representing Parents and Children
in the Public School System