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FLORENCE T. FRAZER received her Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law and her B.A. (cum laude) from Hofstra University. Ms. Frazer is admitted to practice law in the State Courts of New York, the United States Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the Court of Federal Claims, and the Northern, Southern and Eastern District Courts of New York. Following graduation from law school, she was appointed Assistant Counsel, and later Assistant Director, to the Governor's Office of Employee Relations where her responsibilities included serving as chief negotiator for the Governor in collective bargaining with the statewide CSEA-Administrative Services Unit (comprised of approximately 39,000 clerical employees statewide in 36 state agencies), administering collective bargaining agreements; handling grievance and arbitration matters for bargaining units as diverse as the New York State Police and the United University Professions. Since entering private practice, she has continued to concentrate her practice in the areas of public sector labor law and education law, including staff and student disciplinary matters and handling the full range of labor matters on behalf of clients, including collective bargaining, mediation and fact finding; grievance and arbitration matters; improper practice charges, management/confidential petitions and representation matters before the Public Employment Relations Board. She has also represented clients in New York State and federal courts, administrative hearings before the Nassau County Civil Service Commission, New York State Division of Human Rights, Department of Labor, and the Workers' Compensation Board. She is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association Labor Law Section, the former Chairperson of the Education Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association and a Past President of the New York State Association of School Attorneys. She has been recognized annually by Pulse magazine as one of Long Island's "Top Legal Eagles" in the field of Education Law for the period of 2010-2018 and as a "Legal Leader - New York Area's Top Rated Lawyers" of 2013-2018 in the fields of education and labor law. She has also been featured in New York Magazine as "New York Women Leaders in the Law" from 2016-2018.


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Events Calendar

    Friday, October 19, 2018

    Jack Feldman will conduct a full-day seminar on "Developing a Bulletproof IEP." The program will cover IDEA and its regulations, as well as the New York State Regulations. It is important for those working in special education to keep up to date with procedures for conducting a CSE meeting and developing a defensible, bulletproof IEP. This seminar aims to provide a comprehensive, one-day approach to the impact of IDEA on New York Special Education Law, for those working within the education system. Administrators, board members, regular and special educators, related service providers, counselors, psychologists, and social workers will find this seminar invaluable and are encouraged to attend. The seminar is sponsored by PESI. The seminar will also cover discipline for students with disabilities, including a discussion about the standards to be applied in manifestation determinations and when and why FBAs should be conducted and BIPs developed and reviewed. The seminar will also cover initial referrals, evaluations, medical diagnoses, classification and more. For additional information visit www.PESI.com.

  • June 15, 2018

    Jacob S. Feldman, Esq., and Timothy M. Mahoney, Esq., presented “Applying Special Education Law to Everyday Issues” on June 15, 2018, the second day of a two-day event, for the National Business Institute. Mr. Feldman presented on preparing for and testifying at due process hearings. Mr. Mahoney presented on prior written notices, behavioral issues, and student discipline. The workshop was held at the Four Points by Sheraton Plainview, 333 South Service Road, Plainview, NY 11803. For further information please visit www.nbi-sems.com.

  • Christie Jacobson, Esq., to Present at Annual Law Conference

    June 1, 2018

    Christie Jacobson, Esq., presented at the New York State Association of School Attorneys 18th Annual School Attorney Law Conference, held on June 1-3, 2018. Ms. Jacobson presented on the topic of “Student Enrollment: Practical and Legal Challenges Involved in Verifying Resident Students.” The audience for this presentation were school attorneys from throughout the State of New York.

  • Christie Jacobson, Esq., to Present on Free Speech Rights

    March 27, 2018

    Christie Jacobson, Esq., recently presented “The Contours of Student Free Speech Rights” on March 27, 2018 at the New York State School Boards Association’s 2018 Policy Workshop. The workshop was held at the Holiday Inn Plainview, 215 Sunnyside Boulevard, Plainview, NY 11803. For further information please visit www.nyssba.org.

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    Friday, January 19, 2018

    • Special Education Presentation
    Jacob S. Feldman, Esq.

  • LIASEA Conference

    Thursday, January 11, 2018

    The Impact on IEP Development of the Supreme Court Decision in Endrew F. and the Second Circuit Decision in T.K.
    Jacob S. Feldman, Esq. For more information visit www.liasea.org.

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