Carrie Ganci-Clodi

Ganci-Clodi Law & Mediation, LLC

Carrie Ganci-Clodi

Ganci-Clodi Law & Mediation, LLC

Carrie Ganci-Clodi

Ganci-Clodi Law & Mediation, LLC

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For twenty years, Attorney Carrie Ganci-Clodi has served as a Director of Special Education in variously-sized school districts and Special Education Cooperatives.  In addition to her role in the educational sector, Ms. Ganci-Clodi is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Indiana.  Through her independent law firm, Carrie practices in the areas of disability law, estate planning, family law, guardianships, and educational advocacy.  Additionally, Carrie is a trained mediator and has taught for Olivet University since 2005.  Ms. Ganci-Clodi teaches classes in special education methodologies and pedagogy, data analysis, educational leadership, curriculum and instruction, and English as a Second Language.  Recently, Carrie wrote the curriculum for a class in Olivet's newly founded special education department.  

Professionally, Carrie prefers to help lead change.  For over twenty years, Ms. Ganci-Clodi has served on different Board of Directors and has supported interests at the state and federal level.  Currently, Carrie sits on the Executive Board for Illinois Alliance of Administrators of Special Education (IAASE), Harbor House of Kankakee and Iroquois Counties, and the Rotarian Club in Pontiac, Illinois.  Ms. Ganci-Clodi presents on a consistent basis and serves regularly as a guest speaker for different types of professional organizations.  

Personally, Carrie is in the process of raising three amazing young adults.  Two of Carrie's children have received special education services which gives her a unique and close look into the field in which she advocates.  With this personal background, Carrie is able to interweave her experiences as an advocate for her own children with her expertise in the field to analyze strong solutions for each diverse scenario presented by parents and families.  

Firm Description

Ganci-Clodi Law & Mediation provides support to families of children and adults with special needs, including individuals diagnosed with developmental delays, autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, and other disabilities that adversely affect life. Lead Attorney, Carrie Ganci-Clodi, combines her vast experiences as a Special Education Director and Adjunct Professor, with her training as an attorney and mediator, to provide a unique analysis of each legal concern.

Carrie is highly skilled in analyzing educational programming, developing effective Individual Educational Plans (IEPs), facilitating the IEP process, and ensuring parental rights.  As a trained mediator, Ms. Ganci-Clodi brings this skillset to her advocacy, with the intention of finding a solution that is best suited for your child or young adult.  

In addition to supporting the educational rights of children and adults with special needs, Carrie also advises in the following areas:

  • Guardianship
  • Probate and Estate Planning
  • Education Law
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Special Needs Planning 
  • Disability Law
  • Family Law


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