New Jersey lawyer focusing on special education law and employment law


How To Calculate Overtime Pay

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New Jersey Wage and Hour Laws require that covered, non-exempt employees be paid one and one-half times their

Virtual Law Offices in New Jersey

I am a strong advocate of virtual law offices and non-traditional law practices. This comes as no surprise to my clients and colleagues, as well as

Gluten-free Meal Options in College

Celiac disease is an “autoimmune disorder of the small intestine.” The disorder is an immune reaction to gluten, which is a protein found in wheat,

Religious Discrimination and Veganism

When Sakile Chenzira was terminated from her employment at a hospital for refusing to be vaccinated for the flu, she filed a federal lawsuit against

Children with Epilepsy at Day Care Centers

In May 2012, I wrote about toddlers and children with diabetes who face discrimination at day care centers and summer camps. In that blog post, I

Woman with Autism Gets Student Loans Discharged

In the last post, I discussed bankruptcy and student loan debt. Laura Mann, an attorney with offices in northern New Jersey, offered some very

Disability and Federal Student Loan Forgiveness

Students who borrow federal money to go to college, but are unable to immediately pay back the loan, have several options. The student-borrower may

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The Downward Spiral – Part II

This is Part II of a two part blog series. In the first part, I described unreasonable parents who ultimately find themselves in a downward spiral.

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The Downward Spiral

Imagine that there is a certain parent who constantly bickers about every minor issue at each and every IEP meeting. Imagine that there is a

Video training for Police and First Responders

Previously, I wrote about whether ASL interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing are required when the police is summoned in response to a 911