New Jersey lawyer focusing on special education law and employment law


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Contingency Fee Enhancements in NJ

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently held that attorneys may continue to seek awards of contingency fee enhancements. This is significant becaus

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Diabetes, Microwaves, and 504

I previously blogged about food allergies and special dietary needs in school. In that post, I discussed that when a student has special dietary

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Did Heller’s Attorneys Demand Reasonable Hourly Rates?

In keeping with my recent posts discussing attorney’s fees (see here, there, and over yonder), I will touch on District of Columbia v. Heller. This

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Reversing a Fee Award

This is the third article about attorney’s fees and costs in special education matters. In the first article, I explained that a parent who prevails

Money Puzzle

Attorney’s Fees and Frivolous Lawsuits

Several weeks ago, I talked about reimbursement for attorney’s fees and costs in special education matters. I explained that if a parent files a

Protect Your Credibility

Quick: What’s the most important quality that a parent should protect and defend when there is a disagreement with school personnel about specia

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The Forgotten Kids on the School Bus

Last week, a bus driver and a bus aide picked up a 4 year old child with disabilities in Jersey City, New Jersey, to be taken to an extended-year

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Stay Put in Special Education Litigation

In special education litigation, “stay put” is among the most important safety procedural protections that parents have. The stay put

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A Service Dog in the Car Trunk

This is a story that made waves in the service dog and pet lovers community last month: A cab driver in Colorado was called to pick up a blind

Thinking Like A Special Education Lawyer

Parents who have children with special needs often fall in two basic categories: those who can be objective and those who can’t. Parents who can’t b