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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 Read More…

Jacobson & John Secures Educational Settlement of over $300,000

To close out 2015, Steve Jacobson successfully negotiated a private school settlement for the parents of a child with autism from a prominent Delaware County school district.  As a result, the parents will have access to an educational fund of nearly $325,000 over the next two years in order to provide the services and education Read More…

Jacobson & John Teaching College Special Education Course

Hollie John has been asked to present the special education component of the course “Leading Comprehensive Student Services” at Delaware Valley College on January 16th. During this 8-hour session, she will be providing a very comprehensive look at the many responsibilities school districts must be aware of when it comes to appropriately serving school-age children Read More…

Jacobson & John Presenting at the Annual 2015 Exceptional Children Conference in Lancaster

For the 5th year running, Steve Jacobson will be co-presenting the annual Exceptional Children Conference (ECC) for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. This year’s conference features many useful and interesting Special Education topics ranging from basic fundamentals for parents, attorneys and other individuals new to this area of law, to more advanced topics for the seasoned Read More…

October 20th – Bucks County LIFE Program IEP Workshop by Jacobson & John

On Tuesday, October 20th, from 6:00-7:30PM, Steve Jacobson and Hollie John will present “IEP Basics-What Every Parent Needs to Know About the IEP Process”. This presentation, done in conjunction with the Bucks County LIFE Program, will provide an opportunity for parents to not only hear about the foundations of IEP development in an understandable way, Read More…

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals Holds That the IDEA’s Statute of Limitations Applies to Filing Only, Not to Remedies Available to a Child

On September 22, 2015 The Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in G.L.  v. Ligonier Valley School District that the IDEA has a two year statute of limitations, which applies to filing of IDEA Due Process Hearing Complaints, but also ruled that this limitations period does not apply to the child’s remedy. By way Read More…

Jacobson & John to Present “Snapshots of Special Education” Law CLE on July 28th

Stephen J. Jacobson will once again be moderating the Pennsylvania Bar Institute program “Snapshots of Special Education” on Tuesday, July 28th in Philadelphia (with simulcasts around the State).  This CLE program takes four of the most popular presentations from the fall Exceptional Children’s Committee conference, and expands on each, allowing individual presenters more time to Read More…

Special Education Attorney Stephen J. Jacobson Receives 2015 PBA Special Achievement Award

Pennsylvania special education law firm The Education Lawyers is pleased to announce that partner Stephen J. Jacobson has received a 2015 Special Achievement Award from the Pennsylvania Bar Association in recognition of his work planning annual Exceptional Children Conferences, the premier special education law event in Pennsylvania. Jacobson was honored on May 8, 2015 during Read More…

Jacobson & John Attorney to Speak at Lehigh University Special Education Law Conference

Date: May 8, 2015 Location: Lehigh University, College of Education, Mountaintop Campus, Iacocca Hall, 111 Research Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015 Details: Pennsylvania special education lawyer Stephen J. Jacobson of Jacobson & John LLP will be a speaker at Lehigh University’s 43rd Special Education Law Conference. Jacobson will co-present a session entitled, “High Stakes Testing for Read More…

Jacobson & John LLP to speak at Pennsylvania Bar Institute Training on March 10, 2015

Stephen J. Jacobson will presenting at a training on Due Process Hearing Skills sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and in conjunction with the Disabilities Rights Network.  Mr. Jacobson’s panel will discuss the due process hearing itself.  The training will be held on March 10, 2015, from 8:30am to 3:30pm at the CLE Conference Center Read More…

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