Litigating Appropriate Education Program Disputes

Date: Jul 10, 2024 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Location: Online

Member Price: $159

Non-Member Price: $199

Section Price: $149

Event Code: I149724

Areas of Law: School

Earn up to 3.6 credits! (More Information)




Hillary Freeman, Esq.
Freeman Law Offices, LLC, Princeton
is a founding Partner of Freeman Law Offices, LLC in Princeton, New Jersey. In her practice she represents clients with disabilities and their families. She has experience representing clients in special education and Section 504 issues, higher education issues including accommodations on high stakes testing, and graduate school admissions tests, guardianship matters, estate planning and adult services.

Admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Ms. Freeman is a member of the Council of Parent and Attorney Advocates ("COPAA"), Past Vice President of the Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey and a member of the Executive Board of ASCEND: Asperger & Autism Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. She is a former member of the Professional Advisory Board of the Learning Disabilities Association of New Jersey and the Human Rights Committee of Quest Autism Programs. Ms. Freeman is also a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Elder and Disability Law Section, the International Dyslexia Association and COSAC/Autism New Jersey. She was the recipient of the Robin Sims Trailblazer Award in 2015 and several other honors, and has lectured for professional organizations.

Ms. Freeman received her B.S. from Ithaca College and her J.D. from Widener University School of Law.
Arsen S. Zartarian, Esq.
Cleary Giacobbe Alfieri Jacobs, LLC, Oakland


Athina Lekas Cornell, Esq
Cornell, Merlino & Osborne, LLC, Westfield
Sarah E. Zuba, Esq.
Reisman Carolla Gran Zuba, LLP, Haddonfield

Presented in cooperation with the NJSBA School Law Special Committee

Join our stellar panel for a high-end conversation involving:

  • Methodology and specialized testing
  • Issues involving psychiatric clearance - the statute and cases
  • Emergent applications to alternative education
  • Services beyond the typical school day
  • Exhaustion - compensatory education vs. compensatory damages

Register today for this important school law program!

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 3.6 hours of total CLE credit (Full Credits Available: NJ General: 3.6).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Professional Practice Transitional: 3.5
PA CLE:PA Substantive Credit: 3.0
New: No PACLE fee is required for this program. To earn PA CLE credits, a valid PA Bar ID number must be entered into the CLE form provided after attending the program.

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