Special Education Law Update (2015)
Total Credits: 7.0, (Professional Practice 2.0, Skills 5.0)
Issues involving Special Education and related services are impacting a growing number of families and their attorneys. This program, featuring well recognized practitioners in Special Education Law, will present valuable information and practical pointers across a broad spectrum of topics. This practical program will be of great benefit to Special Education Law practitioners and to any attorney representing children and families who become involved in the Special Education system. Attorneys representing school districts and special education teachers will also benefit from this program.
Topics to be covered include:
• Representing Students in Disciplinary Matters
• Special Education Caselaw Update
• Arguments for Residential Placement & the Referral Process
• How to Secure Independent Educational Evaluations
• Advanced Litigation Skills
• Analysis of the Fee Shifting Provision & Recovery of Legal Fees
• Life Planning for Students with Disabilities
Jesse Cole Cutler, Partner, Law Offices of Regina Skyer and Associates, L.L.P.
Keren Farkas, Senior Staff Attorney, Education,
Brooklyn Defender Services
Julie Gaughran, Partner, Asher Gaughran LLP
Caroline Heller, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Kerry McGrath, Attorney, Cuddy Law Firm, P.C.
Frances M. Pantaleo, Partner, Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP
Sara E. Meyers, Partner, Enea Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP
Melissa Ruhry, Staff Attorney, Education, Brooklyn Defender Services
Rebecca Shore, Director of Litigation, Advocates for Children of New York
Tracey Spencer Walsh, Law Office of Tracey Spencer Walsh
Total Credits: 7.00 | Areas of Professional Practice: 2.00, Skills: 5.00
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