Torin D. Togut/Atorney-at-Law
Attorney Torin D. Togut has practiced law for more than 41 years. In June 1977, he began practicing law in Decatur, GA as a sole practitioner. In September 1984, he began working for Georgia Legal Services Program, which provides legal assistance for low-income Georgians, in the area of education and disability rights law. In August 2006, he was awarded the First Cousins Public Interest Fellowship at the University of Georgia Law School to establish a clinical program for low-income families to receive legal assistance for their children with disabilities. From September 2008 until June 2012, Mr. Togut served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Georgia, School of Law.
He is currently engaged in the private practice of law including, but not limited to, civil rights, education, appeals, civil litigation, family and juvenile law, and administrative hearings. He has presented at many national, regional, state, and local conferences and seminars on the rights of children and adults with disabilities. He has also written two law review articles on issues relating to special education. He has practiced law in the federal and state courts of Georgia and Vermont. He is a member of the federal district courts in Georgia and Vermont, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.