Events & CLE
This program provides an overview of the purpose and required content of an IEP, the issues that generate the most contention and lead to litigation, and best practices for protecting the interests of school districts and parents.
This webinar will discuss the key changes in the revised Section 503 regulations, providing strategies and best practices contractors can use to comply with the regulations and improve their recruitment and retention of qualified workers with disabilities.
This webinar will provide a comprehensive overview of the FMLA's provisions, its practical implications for both employers and employees, as well as the common pitfalls encountered by employers when implementing FMLA mandates.
The legal profession is now confronted with new and emerging challenges related to employing and managing senior attorneys. Likewise, attorneys are faced with decisions regarding an increasing population of clients who face issues related to aging and capacity.
Join the CDR for the Fourth National Conference on Education and Employment Law Impacting Persons with Disabilities to be held on April 9, 2014, in Los Angeles, California.
The Commission held the third national conference on May 8, 2012 in Washington, DC.
The Commission held the second national conference on June 15-16, 2009 in Washington, DC.
Our speakers include four nationally recognized experts in the field of special education law and practice. Each will address fundamental IDEA topics, such as eligibility, the meaning of FAPE, and due process.
Our expert faculty including Commissioners from the EEOC will discuss the latest legal updates on the ADAAA. The Commissioners will primarily focus on reasonable accommodations, leave and reassignment. This is a unique opportunity to learn from our expert panelists and the Commissioners on this rapidly changing area.
This webinar focuses on attorneys’ primary duty under the Model Rules of Professional Conduct in the context of civil cases and discusses ethical rules relating to client competency, confidentiality of information concerning the client's disability, and the circumstances when an attorney may withdraw from representation.
Legal practitioners have obligations to accommodate clients, and employees, and others with all types of disabilities, and must now understand the environmental, architectural, logistical, societal, and cultural barriers that define and impact the rights of disabled individuals in order to properly represent their clients.
Handling cases involving disability rights are not only the right thing to do, but attorneys can be compensated for their advocacy by pursuing attorney’s fees for their clients' representation.
This webinar will provide practitioners new to the field with an overview of rights guaranteed by the ADA. Additional attention will be paid to the most recent and significant changes to the ADA including, but not limited to, the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 and the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design.
This program focuses on how lawyers can better serve clients with disabilities who are claimants for Social Security benefits. Panelists cover this topic from both the view points of an experienced practitioner and an administrative law judge.
This program focuses on various elements specific to operating a special needs practice. To be successful in serving the disability community, attorneys need to understand the issues facing families with special needs and be intimately aware of services available.
In this CLE, learn about the changes in the ADA brought about by recent regulations from the EEOC. Also, participants will learn about the hot issues in this field of law.
This presentation addresses the medical and psychological issues faced by attorneys with dementia or mental illness. As well as, professional issues that arise for attorneys with mental illness. Finally, an attorney with mental illness speaks about his experiences on the front lines.