School Support

LauraSue Schlatter
PO Box 64620
St. Paul, MN 55164-0620
600 North Robert Street
St. Paul, MN 55101
W: 651-361-7900
F: 651-539-0300
laurasue.schlatter@state.mn.us

Qualifications

• Hearing officer handling special education cases since 2013.

• Initially admitted to the practice of law in Minnesota in 1988; currently licensed as an attorney in Minnesota.

Education

• J.D., University of Minnesota, 1988.

• M.F.A., Brandeis University, 1983.

• B.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1976.

IDEA Training

• Administrative Law Judge Special Education Training: December 6, 2013, and April 3, 2008, hosted by the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Court and Tennessee Department of Education.

• Midwest Regional Special Education Law Conference: March 2009, March 2010.

• OAH Symposium on ADHD and the IDEA: September 2008.

I have been an administrative law judge with the Office of Administrative Hearings since September 2013 and have a broad understanding of administrative law. Prior to becoming an administrative law judge, I practiced in the public sector – including in the Minnesota Attorney General’s office for over ten years, at the Office of Administrative Hearings as a staff attorney, and at the Departments of Revenue and Human Services.

I am not employed by a local education agency or a disability advocacy group, nor do I serve on the board of a local education agency or disability advocacy group.

For additional information on Judge Schlatter, see http://mn.gov/oah/administrative-law/judges/schlatter.jsp.