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Contact Information1138 North Alma School Road
Mesa, Arizona 85201
Phone: (480) 461-5300
Fax: (480) 833-9392
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1138 North Alma School Road, Suite 101
Mesa, Arizona 85201
Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating
AV Preeminent 5 out of 5
Denise Lowell-Britt has been practicing law at Udall Shumway since 1987 and has been a partner of the firm since 1993. Ms. Lowell-Britt is very pleased to devote her practice entirely to representing school districts, community colleges, charter schools and other public educational institutions. She heads the firm’s education law practice group.
Ms. Lowell-Britt provides daily advice and assistance to school districts and other public educational institutions. She represents and defends educational institutions in administrative and court proceedings. Ms. Lowell-Britt advises and represents clients in matters that include but are not limited to: personnel issues; special education; Section 504 and ADA issues; student disciplinary hearings; student records; contracts; policy development; governing board liability and open meeting and public records issues. She has extensive experience working with matters involving the EEOC, OCR, DOJ and the Arizona State Department of Education.
In November 2006, she was named a “Top Education Attorney” in Phoenix Magazine. She was also repeatedly selected by her peers as a “Best Lawyer in America” in the specialty of Education Law, including the most recent selection for 2013.
Ms. Lowell-Britt has been a regular presenter at State-wide conferences and conducts a great many in-service and training programs for school personnel on a variety of topics relating to education law. She has also authored articles for National and State publications on a variety of topics of interest to educators.
Ms. Lowell-Britt is a member of the National School Board Association, Arizona School Boards Association and Arizona Council of School Attorneys. She has also been an adjunct faculty member for Arizona State University, teaching graduate level Education Law classes for the College of Education, Division of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. She has been on the steering committee for the Arizona School Administrators “Principal and the Law” conference for approximately 16 years. She has also been a regular speaker at the annual law conferences sponsored by the Arizona School Boards Association and the Arizona Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). In March 2009, Ms. Lowell-Britt was presented with the Laura Ganoung Award, which is CASE’s highest award recognizing leadership in the area of special education.
- J.D., Arizona State University, 1986
- B.A., Cornell University, 1980 (Cum Laude)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
- Arizona Courts
- United States District Court for the District of Arizona
- Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Professional & Bar Association Memberships
- State Bar of Arizona
- National School Boards Association
- Arizona School Boards Association
- Arizona Council of School Attorneys
Professional Associations and Community Involvement
- Save The Family Foundation of Arizona