NYSBA Member: $175 | Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $135
Special Education Law Update 2018
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.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Live CLE Program
Classics V Banquet & Conference Center
2425 Niagara Falls Boulevard
Amherst, NY 14228
7.5 MCLE Credits: 4.0 Professional Practice, 2.5 Skills, 1.0 Ethics
NYSBA Member: $175 | Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $135 | Educators: $135 | Non-Member: $275
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Program Brochure | Faculty Biographies
· Endrew F. and its Progeny - An IDEA Caselaw Update
· Representation of a School District Regarding Obligations Under the IDEA
· What Parents of a Struggling Child Should Know - IDEA Basics
· An Analysis of the Fee Shifting Provision and Recovery of Legal Fees/Representing the Underserved Client in IDEA Cases
· IEP Meetings - Best Practices for Districts and Parents
· How Lay Advocates and Special Education Attorneys Can Work Together on Special Education Matters
· An Overview of Special Needs Planning for Families of Loved Ones With Disabilities
· Ethical Dilemmas in the Representation of School Districts and Families
Professor Melinda Saran | University at Buffalo School of Law
Nina Aasen, Esq. | Cuddy Law Firm, P.L.L.C.
Lisa Allen, Esq. | The Law Offices of Lisa J. Allen, PLLC
Joyce Berkowitz, Esq. | Office of Joyce B. Berkowitz
Sarah Frederick, Esq. | Frederick Law Offices PLLC
Andrew Freedman, Esq. | Hodgson Russ LLP
Judith Gerber, Esq. | The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo, Inc.
Donna Roberts | Parent Advocate
Jeffrey Weiss, Esq. | Harris Beach, PLLC
Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: 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.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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If you have any questions about this program, please contact Patrick Boland, CLE Program Manager, or Jessica Patterson, Program Coordinator.