6-Hour Program

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Why You Should Attend

This program is designed to provide attorneys, advocates, school district employees, and special education service providers with an understanding of the latest legal developments in special education law. Experienced faculty will review recent case law impacting California practitioners and then take an in-depth look at the legal and practical implications of these cases on students with disabilities and their educators.


What You Will Learn

Upon completing the program, participants will be able to:

  • Analyze 9th circuit opinions on special education issues from 2020 to present.  
  • Identify biases that exist in special education and strategies to eliminate them. 
  • Analyze issues unique to special education that may trigger an attorney’s obligations under the rules of professional responsibilities. 
  • Strategize settlement/mediation/ADR approaches to resolve special education disputes and develop practical strategies to successfully negotiate special education disputes.


Who Should Attend

This program is intended to have a broad reach. It is appropriate for attorneys, advocates, parents, or service providers interested in or currently assisting students/parents or school districts with special education matters. It is appropriate for both new and seasoned practitioners. 


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