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Jane Elizabeth WindsorAttorney Jane Windsor clearly recognizes the difficulties parents have in assuring the right educational support for their children, for she is the mother of a child with ADHD who is now a successful adult. Learning to advocate for her own daughter Ms. Windsor brought this knowledge to her classroom. Attorney Windsor began her career as a teacher with Hillsborough County School District where she administered and coordinated IEP’s (Individualized Education Plans) and implemented 504 Plans as defined under both federal law and Florida law. In doing so, Ms Windsor developed in-depth knowledge of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), in order to best advocate for her students.

During her career in education Ms. Windsor learned to coordinate programs for her special needs students. Through her passion for the children she taught, Ms. Windsor decided to become an attorney specifically for the purpose of increasing her ability to support parents of special needs children. During law school Attorney Windsor discovered she too has a disability, ADHD and dyslexia. She had to learn how to use the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) to advocate for her own education in order to get the accommodations she needed to pass her classes and complete her legal education. By being her own advocate Ms. Windsor received the accommodations she needed which took her from earning average grades to earning A’s and B’s; on three occasions earning the highest A’s in her class.

Ms. Windsor is an active member of COPAA (Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates), which allows her to stay abreast of state and federal laws governing special education rights. She is also a member of the FL Bar Administrative Law Section, Sarasota Bar Association, Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court, and Florida Association of Women Lawyers.

A Florida native, Ms. Windsor is a graduate of Sarasota High School and Florida State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1979. After raising her daughter, with a successful career as a classroom teacher, she attended law school in Michigan, obtaining her Juris Doctor Degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2009. Ms Windsor was on the Dean’s List. She earned three Certificate of Merit Awards: in Constitutional Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Florida Comparative Procedure. Attorney Jane Windsor was admitted in to practice in Florida in 2010.

Educational Certifications

  • Institute of Special Education Advocacy – William and Mary Law School August 2015-2016
  • Professional Educator's Five Year Certificate, Elementary Education K-6, Art K-12 , 2004 - 2009
  • Art History Curriculum for Art Teacher Certification, 2001
  • Graduate level Elementary Education Certification, ABECA Curriculum Private School, 2000

Honors and Awards

  • 12th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Award for 100 Plus Hours of Donated Time, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL), 2013 to Present
  • Florida's Children First - Host Committee Member 2014 - 2015 and 2015 - 2016
  • Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, 2011 to Present
  • Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court, 2015 to Present

JosephAttorney Joseph "Joe" Montgomery - "Of Counsel" with Windsor Law LLC earned his J.D. Degree from Widener Law. Widener honored Mr. Montgomery with the outstanding service award as well as the pro bono distinction for his work in the community. He joined the Philadelphia DA's Office, prosecuting defendants for many successful years. Eventually, he started his own practice, Montgomery Law, LLC, in Philadelphia, PA where he believed he could be more effective in helping folks navigate specific legal issues, particularly related to education and serious school incidents. Mr. Montgomery sits on the Board of the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education, serves as its legal advisor, and is also a member of the Widener Law Alumni Board. Joe lives his life by the golden rule, do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Joe was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2016 and serves as "The Philadelphia Lawyer" for the Windsor Law LLC on challenging cases when necessary.

AmyClient and Referral Support Specialist Amy Lanman’s experience spans many years of diversity anchored around her family of 5 children and now 11 grandchildren. Always having a family first vision, Amy’s professional experience includes:

  • Assistant to Medical Director and Director of Care Management in a hospital setting;
  • Director of High School Programming - private school;
  • Director of Administration of a for-profit Day Care Center;
  • YMCA Camp Director; and
  • Soccer Coach for 20 plus years.

Amy’s love and admiration of many of her own children and grandchildren’s ability to learn and see things differently gives her a great appreciation for diversity in learning.

Now she brings her passion for helping students with varying exceptionalities to Windsor Law LLC in a client and referral support capacity.

Jeanne BrittainJeanne H. Brittain, FL Registered Paralegal

Jeanne comes from a family of educators. Her father was a Guidance Counselor with a Doctorate degree, her late mother was a Physical Education Teacher with a Master's degree and her brother, recently retired, was a Special Education Teacher.

She and her family share the opinion that testing and assessment of each individual student is a valuable tool in enabling effective instruction and guidance. Prior to entering the legal realm, Jeanne taught at a trade school recognizing that not all students choose to go to college.

Jeanne's extensive legal experience began in 1989 as a Legal Assistant and Office Administrator with Fint & Associates, Ltd., a general practice Law firm in Bloomington, Illinois. After relocating to Florida in 2003, she continued her career as a Legal Assistant with Blalock Walters, P.A., in Bradenton and in 2009 became a Florida Registered Paralegal. Prior to joining Windsor Law, LLC, she continued to maintain her FRP status working with Caswell Legal, P.A., on Longboat Key and in Sarasota.

Jeanne thinks the best times spent are with family, friends and pets. She has one son, one daughter and 2 cats. They love to laugh, watch "Family Guy" and go to the beach together. She enjoys music and attending the Theatre. She's an avid reader, people person, and is a professional listener/problem solver. She is so excited to be part of a business that is committed to safeguarding education.

Her favorite quote is, "We don't need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: We have the power to imagine better." -J.K. Rowling

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