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Special Education Law Update 2013 (LI)

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Date:
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Time:
9:00 AM - 4:40 PM Eastern Standard Time

7.5 MCLE Credits: 4.5 hrs. in Areas of Professional Practice and 3.0 hrs. in Skills

Description

Issues involving Special Education and related services are impacting a growing number of families and their attorneys. This timely program, featuring well recognized practitioners in Special Education Law, will present valuable information and practical pointers across a broad spectrum of topics, including:

  • Governing statutes & seminal case law
  • Obligations of School Districts:
    • Developing appropriate IEP
    • Mental Health issues and Child find
  • Procedural & Substantive evaluation of a case for FAPE Deprivation
  • Effective litigation strategies
  • Hot topics & recent case law developments
  • Life planning

Agenda

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

9:05 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Overview of Governing Statutes & Seminal Case Law

9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Obligations of School Districts in Developing an Appropriate IEP

10:20 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Hot Topics & Recent Case Law Developments in the 2nd Circuit

10:45 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. Coffee Break

10:55 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Effective Litigation Strategies

11:45 p.m. - 12:35 p.m. Evaluating a Case for FAPE Deprivation: Procedurally & Substantively

12:35 p.m. - 1:35 p.m. Lunch (on your own)

1:35 p.m. - 2:25 p.m. Preparing a Case for Appeal

2:25 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Fee Shifting under the IDEA - Analysis of Fee Awards

2:50 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break

3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Life Planning for Families of Students with Disabilities
(Including Use of SNTs in Negotiating Settlements with School Districts)

3:50 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. Mental Health Issues and Obligations of School Districts under Child Find

Overall Planning Chairs:
Adrienne J. Arkontaky, Esq.
, The Cuddy Law Firm, White Plains, NY
Tracey Spencer Walsh, Esq., Mayerson & Associates, New York, NY

Long Island Planning Chair:
Stephanie M. Roebuck, Esq.
, Keane & Beane, PC, White Plains, NY

Speakers:
Carol A. Melnick, Esq.
, Jaspan Schlesinger LLP, Garden City,NY
Robert H. Cohen, Esq., Lamb & Barnosky LLP, Melville, NY
Howard M. Miller, Esq., Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, Garden City, NY
Jesse Cole Cutler, Esq., The Law Office of Regina Skyer & Associates LLP, New York, NY
Randi M. Rothberg, Esq., Thivierge & Rothberg, P.C. Attorneys at Law, New York, NY
Randy Glasser, Esq., Guercio & Guercio, Farmingdale, NY
Alexander Hardie Artz, Esq., Legal Services NYC, Bronx, NY
Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., Littman Krooks LLP, White Plains, NY
Neal H. Rosenberg, Esq., New York, NY
Michele G. Kule-Korgood, Esq., The Law Office of Michele Kule-Korgood, Forest Hills, NY
Thomas Scapoli, Esq., Ingerman Smith, LLP, Harrison, NY
Joan L. Robert, Esq., Kassoff, Robert & Lerner Law, Rockville Center, NY

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COURSE MATERIALS FOR NYSBA CLE PROGRAMS ARE NOW DISTRIBUTED ELECTRONICALLY!

All program materials are distributed exclusively online in searchable PDF format, allowing attendees more flexibility in storing this information and allowing you to copy and paste relevant portions of the materials for specific use in your practice. A CLE NotePad © (paper) will be provided to all attendees at the live program site. The CLE NotePad © includes lined pages for taking notes on each topic, as well as any PowerPoint presentations submitted prior to printing.

Prior to a scheduled program date, all registrants will receive an email message containing a hyperlink that when clicked will provide you with access to the complete course materials in a searchable PDF format which can be downloaded to your computer using the "Save As" option under your "File" tab. Printing the complete materials is not required for attending the program. Online materials are updated periodically to reflect last minute submissions from program faculty, guaranteeing that you will always have the latest version of the materials.

Traditional printed course books may be ordered at the program site for a discounted price and will be shipped subsequent to the program date.

DirectionsFrom Eastern Long Island: Take the Long Island Expressway (495) West to Exit 49 North (Route 110 Huntington). Stay on the Service Road and after the second light, the hotel is on the right hand side. From Western Long Island: Take the Long Island Expressway (495) East to Exit 49 South (Route 110 Huntington). Make a left at the first light into Old Walt Whitman Road. Stay on Walt Whitman Road and the hotel will be on the right side. From the Northern State Parkway: Take the Northern State Parkway to Exit 40 South (Route 110 South). Continue to the westbound Service Road of the Long Island Expressway (495) West. Make a left onto the Service Road and the hotel will be on your right hand side. From the Southern State Parkway: Take the Southern State Parkway to Exit 32 North (Route 110 Huntington) to the Service Road of the Long Island Expressway (495) West. Make a left onto the Service Road and the hotel will be on your right hand side. From MacArthur (Islip) Airport: Take Veterans Memorial Highway (Junction 454) Northbound to the Long Island Expressway (495) West to Exit 49 North (Route 110 Huntington) Continue on the Service Road and the hotel is just past the second light on the right hand side. From LaGuardia Airport: Take the Grand Central Parkway Eastbound to the Northern State Parkway East to Exit 40 South (Route 110 South) Continue to the Westbound Service Road of the Long Island Expressway (495). Make a right at the light onto the Service Road and the hotel is on the right hand side. From JFK Airport: Take the JFK Expressway East to the Belt Parkway East and follow the signs to the Southern State Parkway East. Take the Southern State Parkway to Exit 32 North (Route 110 Huntington). Make a left onto the Westbound Service Road of the Long Island Expressway (495) and the hotel will be on your right hand side. From Newark International Airport: Take the New Jersey Turnpike North (Route 95) to Exit 13. To the Verrazanno Bridge. From the bridge take the Belt Parkway East to the Cross Island Parkway North to the Long Island Expressway East to Exit 49 South (Route 110 Huntington). Make a left at the first light, onto Walt Whitman Road and the hotel will be on your right hand side. From the Verrazanno Bridge, Staten Island, New Jersey and Brooklyn: Belt Parkway East to the Cross Island Parkway North to the Long Island Expressway (495) to Exit 49 South (Route 110 Huntington). Make a left at the first light onto Walt Whitman Road and the hotel will be on your right hand side. From Throgs Neck Bridge, Whitestone Bridge, Upstate NY and New England: Cross Island Parkway South to the Long Island Expressway (495) East to Exit 49 South (Route 110 Huntington). Make a left at the first light onto Walt Whitman Road and the hotel will be on the right hand side.

Registration: 8:30 a.m. Program: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
THIS PROGRAM IS APPROVED FOR NEW YORK MCLE FOR ALL ATTORNEYS. IMPORTANT NOTICE--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.
Address:
Melville Marriott Long Island
1350 Walt Whitman Road
Melville, NY 11747
Online Registration has closed, to register please contact the State Bar Service Center at 1-800-582-2452


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