- January 27, 2020
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- TNH 2.137 (Gayle Classroom)
- Event type:
- Panel Discussion / Speaker Series
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Special education law is rich with opportunities for law students and lawyers, either as a practice focus or as pro bono work. This panel is geared towards law students who hope to do special education cases now or later in solo or firm practice. Experienced attorneys will describe their compelling special education work and recent developments in the law. The goal is to describe how law students can get involved in small or big ways in taking on this kind of work – in informal negotiation settings, in trial, or on appeal. Come explore how you might help a child!
Please RSVP by Wednesday, January 22 at https://texas-sped-law.eventbrite.com.
Introduction: What the Fifth Circuit Has Been Saying About Special Education, and Why It’s Exciting
Sonja Kerr, Connell Michael Kerr, Austin
In the Trenches: Working with Families to Get Better Services, One Kid at a Time
Yvonnilda Muniz, solo practitioner, Austin
You Might Want to Appeal That: How to Help Kids in Special Education by Writing a Concise Brief for a Federal Judge Without Ever Setting Foot in a School!
Shelby O’Brien, Enoch Kever, Austin
They Did WHAT to That Kid? Representing Children with Disabilities Who Have been Bullied or Assaulted at School
Marty Cirkiel, Cirkiel & Associates, P.C., Austin
12:45-1:15 Optional Q&A (students are free to leave for class)
- Specific audiences:
- Texas Law students
- Sponsored by:
- William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law
If you need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the sponsor listed above or the Texas Law Special Events Office at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than seven business days prior to the event.