Special Education Law Update

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 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, special education teachers, school administrators and teachers will also benefit by attending.

Sponsored by the Committee on Disability Rights, the Committee on Children and the Law, the Family Law Section, the Elder Law and Special Needs Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.


Program Registration

Earn 8.0 MCLE credits by attending this full-day program.

NYC & Webcast
Friday, October 4, 2019
Convene Conference Center | 810 Seventh Avenue (between 52nd & 53rd Street) | New York, NY 10019

Westchester
Friday, October 11, 2019
Doubltree Hilton Tarrytown | 455 South Broadway | Tarrytown, NY 10591

Albany
Monday, November 4, 2019
New York State Bar Association | 1 Elk Street | Albany, NY 12207

Syracuse
Monday, November 4, 2019
Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel | 801 University Avenue | Syracuse, NY 13210


Program Faculty

Program Co-Chairs
Adrienne J. Arkontaky, Esq. | The Cuddy Law Firm, PLLC
Brendan H. Buschman, Esq. | Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP
Jennifer A. Ratcliff, Esq. | Ratcliff Law, PLLC

New York City
Co-Chair: Adrienne J. Arkontaky, Esq. | The Cuddy Law Firm, PLLC
Co-Chair: Jennifer A. Ratcliff, Esq. | Ratcliff Law, PLLC
Francesca Adamo, Esq. | The Cuddy Law Firm, PLLC
Robert R. Briglio, Esq. | Impartial Hearing Officer
Edgar De Leon, Esq. | The De Leon Firm, PLLC
Jacqueline DeVore, Esq. | Mayerson & Associates
Mark Gutman, Esq. | The Cuddy Law Firm, PLLC
Michele Kule-Korgood, Esq. | Kule-Korgood & Associates, PC
Maria C. McGinley, Esq. | Mayerson & Associates
Lauren Mechaly, Esq. | Schenck, Price, Smith & King LLP
Rebecca C. Shore, Esq. | Advocates for Children of New York

Westchester
Co-Chair: Brendan H. Buschman, Esq. | Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP
Co-Chair: Julie P. Passman, Esq. | Office of Julie P. Passman
Francesca Adamo, Esq. | The Cuddy Law Firm, PLLC
Jean Marie Brescia, Esq. | Mayerson & Associates
Susan Fine, Esq. | Keane & Beane, P.C.
Mark Gutman, Esq. | The Cuddy Law Firm, PLLC
Jean Lucasey, Esq. | The Law Office of Elisa Hyman, P.C.
Professor Richard D. Marsico | New York Law School
Alison K. Morris, Esq. | Barger & Gaines
Stephanie M. Roebuck, Esq. | Keane & Beane, P.C.
Jeffrey Schiro, Esq. | The Law Office of Jeffrey J. Schiro, PLLC
Geri S. Krauss, Esq. | Krauss PLLC

Albany
Co-Chair: Tara L. Moffett, Esq. | Girvin & Ferlazzo, PC
Co-Chair: Tara Anne Pleat, Esq. | Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC
Lorraine McGrane, Esq. | Stenger Roberts Davis & Diamond
Julie Michaels Keegan, Esq. | Disability Rights New York
Jennifer H. Feeley, Esq. | Disability Rights New York
Julie P. Passman, Esq. | Office of Julie P. Passman
Martin Kehoe, Esq. | Martin Kehoe and Associates, P.C.
Kenneth Ritzenberg, Esq. | Young/Summer LLC
Veronica L. Reed, Esq. | Law Office of Veronica Reed

Syracuse
Co-Chair: William J. Porta, Esq. | The Law Office of William J. Porta
Co-Chair: Raul Velez, Esq. | The Cuddy Law Firm, PLLC
Jason H. Sterne, Esq. | The Cuddy Law Firm, PLLC


Pricing/Credits

NYSBA Member: $175 | Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $150 | Non-Member: $275 

8.0 MCLE Credits | 5.0 Areas of Professional Practice | 2.0 Skills | 1.0 Ethics

This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey.  If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.


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If you have any questions about this program, please contact Patrick Boland, CLE Program Manager or Leanne Isabelle, CLE Program Coordinator.