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NONA MATTHEWS
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Phone: (214) 574-8800 | 
Fax: (214) 574-8801 | 
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“Special education is a family affair. Parents have been taught to advocate for their children, and well they should. We must meet them with empathy and understanding.”
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PRACTICE AREAS
Special Education
EDUCATION
  • South Texas College of Law (1993)
  • Stephen F. Austin State University (with honors, Bachelor of Science in Education, 1983)
    Certifications in Deaf Education and Deficient Vision
licensing & court admissions

Licensed in State of Texas

United States District Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas

United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

MEMBERSHIP
  • National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys
  • Texas Association of School Boards Council of School Attorneys
  • State Bar of Texas
PUBLICATIONS

“Living up to the Ideals of IDEA” Texas Lone Star (Sept./Oct. 2014)

Nona Matthews brings an extensive background in special education to her legal practice. She joined Walsh Gallegos in 1995, and assisted in opening the firm's Irving office.    

 

Before beginning the practice of law, Nona spent nine years teaching special education in Texas public schools. Upon graduation from law school, she worked as a solo practitioner representing parents of children with disabilities in special education issues.

 

Nona is a frequent speaker on a wide variety of special education topics, and a past adjunct professor of school law at North Texas State University.

For further information about the law firm: contact Diana Stangl at 512-454-6864 at the firm's principal office in Austin, Texas