Attorneys assisting students and families with special education needs confront legal ethics issues unique to the subject area and context.  This informative program will address common issues such as:

  • Rule 4.2 ex parte communications: When is the school “represented”?
  • Attorney-clent privilege: how to preserve privilege in this setting
  • Who is the client when the student turns 18?
  • Meritorious claims and contentions: how to handle unrealistic expectations
  • Discipline issues in the special education setting


  • John R. Maley, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
  • Donald R. Lundberg, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
  • Karen Glasser Sharp, Director, Lewis & Kappes

Time: 12-1:30 PM

Cost : $45 ($30 for attorneys who commit to five hours of pro bono services through the Joseph Maley Foundation’s Family Advocacy program).

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