The Essentials of Representing Children in Special Education Matters
Friday, May 12, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM
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.
• 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
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.
Senior Attorney | Education Law Center
Director, Education and Health Law Clinic | Clinical Professor of Law | Rutgers Law School
Managing Attorney PAIR/PAVA | Disability Rights New Jersey
Attorney | Sussan, Greenwald & Wesler
Rebecca K. Spar
Member | Cole Schotz P.C.
Rutgers Law School
Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
CLE: NJ: 7.2 | NY: 7.0 | PA: 6.0