Bucks County Education Attorney to Speak at Lehigh University Special Education Law Conference

Pennsylvania special education law firm Jacobson & John LLP is pleased to announce that partner Hollie B. John will present as part of Lehigh University’s  44th Special Education Law Conference.

The conference, entitled The Latest Legal Lessons of a Long-Lasting Idea, will be held on May 13, 2016, at Lehigh’s Mountaintop campus. Ms. John will present on the topic of truancy prevention, including compulsory school attendance laws as applied; the social, economic, educational and legal impacts of truancy; and, the crossover of truancy and special education. To learn more or to register, visit http://www.lehigh.edu/specialseminars/agenda_44th.shtml.

Based in Doylestown, The Education Lawyers of Jacobson & John are dedicated to ensuring that children with special needs have access to all of the educational and support services to which they are entitled. Ms. John and partner Stephen J. Jacobson speak frequently on a variety of issues related to special education in Pennsylvania.

On Jan. 16, 2016, Ms. John taught Leading Comprehensive Student Services to professionals working towards a doctor of education degree in educational leadership at Delaware Valley University. The course prepares educators for district-wide responsibilities related to pupil personnel services, including school counseling, child accounting, health services, school psychology, and special education.

A partner in The Education Lawyers of Jacobson & John, Ms. John focuses her practice on representing students with special needs throughout Pennsylvania. A graduate of the Villanova University School of Law, she has been an active member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Legal Services for Exceptional Children Committee, where she served as vice chair and chair. She lives in Doylestown.

The Education Lawyers of Jacobson & John LLP have nearly 40 years of collective experience in special education, focusing on representation in education and related matters of children with special needs and their families. The Pennsylvania special education law firm represents students who receive a variety of special education services, including students with learning disabilities, autism, ADHD, speech and language impairments, intellectual disability, emotional, physical and developmental disabilities, behavioral concerns and giftedness. The Education Lawyers provide legal counsel on special education law throughout much of Pennsylvania, including the Scranton, Reading and Philadelphia areas.

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