On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, the Joseph Maley Family Support program will host a 1.5 hour Continuing Legal Education (CLE) session on navigating special education laws.  Thousands of students in Indiana need special education, and special education laws are a complex matrix of legal rights and procedures.  This course is the first in a series and provides an overview of Special Education law.

Title:  Navigating Special Education Laws:  A Primer for Indiana Attorneys (1.5 hour CLE) *Pending

Date:  February 20, 2018           12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Location:  Barnes and Thornburg
11 South Meridian St. Indianapolis, IN  46204

Topics include:

  • Basic Legal Framework
  • Evaluation, identification and classification
  • The Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • Procedural Safeguards
  • Implementation of a student’s program


Jonathan Sundheimer, Associate, Barnes and Thornburg

Leah Seigel, Associate, Barnes and Thornburg

Cost:  $45.00 ($30.00 for attorneys who agree to donate 5 pro bono hours assisting families through the Joseph Maley Foundation

Register online here.

Questions:  Contact Mary Bowman at mary@josephmaley.org or 317.727.5927