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The Essentials of Representing Children in Special Education Matters

Friday, May 12, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Registration for this program is now closed. Please see the full listing for upcoming IPE programs.
This program is co-sponsored by Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (vljnj.org) and the Education Law Center (edlawcenter.org). It is designed to serve as a primer for attorneys interested in representing students in pro bono special education matters in New Jersey. It is geared towards attorneys who have little to no experience in this area of law.

Topics include:
• The Right to a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)
• Educational Evaluations
• Overview of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
• Due Process Complaints and Hearings
• Remedies

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Coffee, water and breakfast provided. 1-hour break for lunch on your own to try one of the many great places within walking distance.

FEE WAIVED FOR ATTORNEYS WHO AGREE TO TAKE ONE FULL REPRESENTATION CASE THROUGH VOLUNTEER LAWYERS FOR JUSTICE OVER THE NEXT YEAR. If you intend to volunteer, please indicate so by applying promo code PROBONO360 and the fee waiver will be confirmed when you sign in.

NJ CLE Information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 7.2 hours of total CLE credit.
FACULTY:
Elizabeth Athos
Senior Attorney | Education Law Center

Esther Canty-Barnes
Director, Education and Health Law Clinic | Clinical Professor of Law | Rutgers Law School

Mary Ciccone
Managing Attorney PAIR/PAVA | Disability Rights New Jersey

Mariann Crincoli
Attorney | Sussan, Greenwald & Wesler

Norma Francullo
Attorney | Parles Rekem LLP

Beth C. Manes
Attorney | Manes & Weinberg

Rebecca K. Spar
Member | Cole Schotz P.C.
LOCATION:
Rutgers Law School
Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
CREDITS:
CLE: NJ: 7.2 | NY: 7.0 | PA: 6.0
SUBJECT AREAS:
Special Education
Education Law
COST:
$150.00
DETAILED INFORMATION:
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