Lori Bird

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Lori Bird joined Udall Shumway PLC in July 2022. Ms. Bird graduated from New England School of Law in Boston and began her career working as an associate in a medical malpractice defense firm. Prior to joining Udall Shumway PLC, she served as general counsel for the Scottsdale Unified School District. Ms. Bird also worked at the Arizona Department of Education serving as the Chief of Dispute Resolution overseeing the special education state complaint, mediation, due process and facilitated IEP programs. She represented parents in special education and disability related matters during her 15 years in private practice. Ms. Bird’s legal experience spans over 25 years, 20 of those years spent working in the area of education, and she brings that experience when service the needs of clients.


Practice Areas

  • Education Law


  • J.D., New England School of Law, 1994
  • B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1985

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Arizona, 1996
  • Maine, 1994/now retired

Professional and Bar Association Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona
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