Steven Kreager represents families at every stage of special education disputes. Attorney Kreager is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law and Boston College, where he graduated cum laude. At Northeastern, Attorney Kreager had the opportunity to represent young people involved in the juvenile court system as a Student Attorney with the Youth Advocacy Division (YAD) of the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS). He also worked with the Poverty Law and Practice Clinic at Northeastern to assist clients seeking unemployment and other welfare benefits. At Boston College, Attorney Kreager was a Classroom Buddy at the Campus School where he assisted young people in special education classrooms.
Previously, Attorney Kreager worked in the entertainment industry and also worked with young people involved with various after-school arts programs where he connected young people with the arts, encouraged them to use their imaginations, and helped them find their voice and a sense of self-worth.
Attorney Kreager began his legal career as a Suffolk County Assistant District Attorney (ADA) in the West Roxbury Division of the Boston Municipal Court. As an ADA, he represented the Commonwealth at all stages of criminal prosecution, and he assisted victims, witnesses, and community members as they dealt with trauma, tried to heal, and sought justice.
Currently, Attorney Kreager zealously advocates for families and fights to ensure that all young people in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts have access to free and appropriate public education (FAPE). In his practice, Attorney Kreager strives to connect each and every young person with the tools and resources that they need in order to adequately progress and develop and, ultimately, to lead full and productive lives. Attorney Kreager counsels and represents families dealing with various special education disputes, including the team process (evaluations, eligibility, IEP development, program and placement disputes), school discipline, mediation, unilateral and out-of-district placements, litigation at the Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA), and settlement negotiation.