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Robert K. Crabtree

Robert K. Crabtree is a partner at Kotin, Crabtree, and Strong, LLP, a general practice law firm in Boston, Massachusetts.

Among other areas of practice, Crabtree concentrates in special education and disability law. He has represented hundreds of families in their efforts to obtain appropriate special education and related services, has trained many non-lawyer advocates to help families work with school systems, and has written and lectured frequently on issues in special education and disability law.

Crabtree and his partner, Lawrence Kotin, were principal draftsmen of "Chapter 766," the Massachusetts special education statute that was a progenitor of the federal special education law now known as the IDEA.

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