Mid Level Education and Special Education Associate Position in our Whippany Office
Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso LLC, New Jersey’s leading education law firm, has two immediate opening for midlevel associates familiar with Public Education Law in New Jersey.
Special Education Law Associate
The ideal candidate should have proven experience working with public school districts in the area of special education with an emphasis on administrative due process hearings and federal litigation.
Must be familiar with IEP development and implementation, Section 504 Accommodation Plans, Individual Health Plans, transition plans, HIB investigations and discipline issues as they relate to classified students. Will work closely with the Director of Special Services and the Child Study Teams of each district.
General Education Law Associate
The ideal candidate should have proven experience working with all aspects of public school law in New Jersey.
Must be familiar with New Jersey Statutes Title 18A; New Jersey Administrative Code Section 6 & 6A; New Jersey Open Public Meetings Act and Open Public Records Act; Commissioner of Education and School Ethics Commission decisions affecting public school districts, etc.
The selected candidates must be highly motivated; possess excellent writing, analytical and people skills; be an integral part of a team; assume significant client responsibility; and, be a member of the State Bar of New Jersey. Bi-lingual a plus.
If these positions interest you, please send your cover letter, résumé and a sample of your writing skills in a legal document or authored article to Maryanne Bilanych. No third party calls, please. SELG&C is an Equal Opportunity Employer.