Learn the latest on Mastering Juvenile Law, Education Law, & Child Advocacy CLE with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to over 80 pages of course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.
Mastering Juvenile Law, Education Law, & Child Advocacy CLE Benefits:
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Listen as many times as you wish and ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE
Includes Online Access to complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
Today, millions of children and students across the country are diagnosed with learning, physical, and mental disabilities. As the number of cases rises, there is a growing need for attorneys to be appointed to represent children in decency court. Even more attorneys are being selected as guardians ad litem, thereby adding to an already large requirement for attorneys proficient in the latest developments in Administrative Law & Child Advocacy. The faculty for this seminar features several nationally respected experts, who will cover cutting-edge strategies relating to defining damages in education law, seeking ideal remedies, representing the juvenile client, determining whether to litigate or mediate, preparing for the administrative hearing & obtaining attorney’s fees. Registration includes course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the best practices and techniques discussed in this 24/7 on-demand seminar. Agenda:
1. Mastering Administrative Law in Education Law:
a. Petitions for Administrative Hearing
b. Formal vs. Informal Hearings
c. Evidentiary Issues
d. Rulemaking & Challenges
2. Winning at Education Law:
a. Effectively Defining Damages & Seeking the Winning Remedy
b. Complaint Recourse
c. Preparing for the Administrative Hearing
d. Locating & Properly Utilizing Available Remedies
3. Effectively Litigating Children's Rights:
a. Understanding the Role of the Guardian Ad Litem in Juvenile Matters
b. Latest Developments in Dependency Law
c. Best Practices on Representing & Communicating with Your Juvenile Client
d. Dealing with Attorney's Fees & Funding
4. Mastering Special Education Law:
a. Setting the Proper Legal Framework in Special Education Law
b. Determining Whether to Litigate or Mediate
c. What You Don't Know about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
d. Advantaging Your Client through Experts
e. Best Procedures before the Bureau of Special Education Appeals
4. Recorded Question & Answer Session Biography of Expert Faculty:
1. Michael Cuddy
is an expert in education law, concentrating on representing special needs students in public schools. Mr. Cuddy has over two decades of experience as a teacher and school district administrator. He has served as an adjunct member of the graduate faculty of the State University of New York, where he taught education law.
2. Eileen M. Hagerty
concentrates her practice in special education law and civil litigation. A Partner at Kotin, Crabtree & Strong LLP, she represents parents and students at all stages of the special education process, from pre-litigation advice through mediations, administrative hearings, court proceedings, and appeals. Ms. Hagerty is actively involved in public service activities, including as the Chair of the Board of Directors of her state's Advocates for Children. She lectures and writes frequently on topics in special education law, including having co-authored a text on advocating on behalf of students and parents in school law. Ms. Hagerty is a graduate of Harvard Law School.
3. Terry J. Harmon
practices at Sniffen & Spellman, P.A., where he concentrates his practice in Administrative Law, School Law, & Special Education Litigation. He is a member of his state bar's Education Law Committee and has been recognized in SuperLawyers for excellence in practice. Mr. Harmon has been bestowed with the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award. Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.
You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed. CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.
Attend this convenient, on-demand seminar & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:
1. Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
2. Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
3. Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
4. State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
5. Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
6. Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
7. District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
8. Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
9. Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
10. Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
11. Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
12. Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**
13. Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
14. Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**
15. Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
16. Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
17. New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
18. New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
19. New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
20. North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
21. South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**
22. Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
23. Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
24. Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
25. Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
26. Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462
* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.
** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.
*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required. For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462. REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS CONVENIENT 24/7 ON-DEMAND SEMINAR & PODCAST.
You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.