Jonathan P. Read
Adjunct Professor of Law
- JD 1998, University of California, Los Angeles
- BA 1989, University of California, San Diego
Areas of Expertise
Professor Read teaches education law.
Read is a partner at the law firm of Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost LLP in San Diego, where he serves as co-chair of the firm's Student and Special Education Practice Group. Read designed and delivered the first-ever comprehensive special education training program for the Los Angeles Unified School District's charter schools. Prior to law school, Read was an elementary school teacher and a one-to-one aide for severely disabled students.
Honors and Affiliations
From 2008-2009, Read was a member of the Special Education Advisory Panel for the Office of Administrative Hearings.
Read’s publications include ELLs With Disabilities: A Guide to Leading Assessment and Intervention (with Butterfield) (LRP Publications, 2011) and “Access to Achievement: The Changing Landscape of FAPE" in Urban Perspectives (Vol. 15 No. 2, 2009).