Ramona K. Tumber is an associate in the San Diego office and a member of the Student Services and Special Education practice group. She represents school districts and other educational agencies in legal matters, including due process, mediations, disciplinary proceedings and manifestation determinations.
Prior to joining F3, Ms. Tumber worked with several law firms and businesses in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Washington, D.C. She has counseled individuals, corporations and governmental entities in legal disputes involving federal investigations, intellectual property, employment, education, discrimination, real estate and unlawful business practices.
Ms. Tumber is also a former English language arts teacher and has worked with several California school districts, participating as the general education teacher in 504/ IEP meetings. She was an instructor and provided practical legal aid to incarcerated adults through the Street Law Legal Clinic. In addition, she has taught English immersion courses to students in Miyakonojo, Japan.
Ms. Tumber earned her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University, where she interned for the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, was a staff editor and published in The Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, and served on the Student-Faculty Committee on Diversity. Ms. Tumber obtained her master's degree from Stanford University's Graduate School of Education. She holds bachelor's degrees in both Economics and English Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Ms. Tumber is a member of the United States District Courts for Northern and Southern Districts of California, the San Diego County Bar Association, and the California Council of School Attorneys.