Jodi Ossen Bynder


Jodi has dedicated almost her entire legal career to fighting for the educational rights of disabled children.  She began working in Valerie Vanaman’s office as a file clerk while a student at UCLA.  She continued with Newman Aaronson Vanaman as a law clerk during law school and stayed on as an attorney after earning her J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law.  Following a few years of practicing insurance defense, in 1997 Jodi returned to her roots in special ed and has remained with Vanaman German, ever since.

Jodi handles all aspects of special education cases. She finds the work to be extremely rewarding and is passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of children and families.  Jodi is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, CAPCA, and COPAA.