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CLE: Nuts and Bolts of Representing Children in Special Education Matters

  • Rutgers School of Law 123 Washington Street Newark, NJ 07102 (map)

This training is designed to serve as a primer for attorneys interested in representing students in pro bono special education matters.  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

CLE Credit Hours: 7.0 NJ    7.0 NY    6.0 P.A                    
Registration Fee: $150

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

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 VLJ's mission is to improve the lives of economically-disadvantaged people in New Jersey by empowering them with tools, advice and pro bono representation with the goal of securing fair and equal treatment within the legal system. It is only through the assistance of VLJ's committed volunteers and community partners that VLJ is able to make that goal a reality.