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Sweet Stevens Participates in the 44th Lehigh Special Ed Law Conference

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(New Britain, PA)Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams LLP is again playing a major part in the upcoming Lehigh University 44th Special Education Law Conference, scheduled for Friday, May 13, 2016 at the university’s Mountaintop campus.

Entitled “The Latest Legal Lessons of a Long-Lasting IDEA,” the event will offer over one dozen intensive sessions focusing on various aspects, laws and issues related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), from bullying to charter schools, social media, gender/sexuality, discipline and several other areas. Sweet Stevens’ partner Jane Williams is a member of the event planning committee.

Each session is intended to deliver valuable information to attorneys, school employees, social workers and parents alike, and attorneys are eligible for 5.5 Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education credits, including 2 ethics credits.

Registration, at $195 per person, is open until Saturday, April 30, 2016. To reserve a space, email, or click here to download a registration form.

Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams, LLP was formed in 1995 by nine experienced education lawyers who created the first private law practice in Pennsylvania dedicated entirely to Education Law.  Since then, the firm has grown to 16 attorneys who represent over 290 school and municipal entities as Solicitors or as Special Counsel in more than 50 counties throughout Pennsylvania.