|Jonathan Heidelberger||OF COUNSEL|
received his Juris Doctor from Cornell University Law School in 1973 and his B.A. from Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences in 1970. He is admitted to practice law in New York and U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Jon is a member of the Nassau County, Suffolk County and New York State Bar Associations.
He became of counsel to the firm in July 2010, where he brings his extensive experience in all aspects of public school district representation. Jon has spent some 35 years actively engaged in representing public school districts. He concentrates his practice in the areas of certificated and non-certificated employee and student discipline, special education, the acquisition, use and disposition of school district real property, school district budgeting and elections, collective bargaining, impasse proceedings, arbitrations, improper practice and other proceedings before PERB and other administrative agencies, negligence defense, competitive bidding, Commissioner’s appeals, and the operation of public libraries and their relationship to school districts. He has successfully represented numerous districts in countless rounds of negotiation of collective bargaining agreements including mediation, fact finding and super conciliation, hearings and proceedings before PERB and other administrative agencies, negligence and civil rights defense in both state and federal court, competitive bidding disputes, all types of appeals to the Commissioner, and certificated and non-certificated employee and student disciplinary proceedings. He is also certified by NYSED as a Special Education Impartial Hearing Officer.
Jon presents twice a year at the Eastern Suffolk BOCES Clerks' Workshop on such issues as elections, FOIL, Open Meetings, FERPA, and clerk's responsibilities generally. Jon has extensive experience regarding the issues involved in successfully negotiating and consummating the acquisition, use and disposition of real property by school districts. Having represented a number of public libraries over the years, he has also developed an expertise in the law as it relates to public libraries and their relationship with their local school district.
He also served as Village Attorney or Assistant Village Attorney for the villages of Asharoken and Northport for many years and has maintained an active general practice serving private clients including one of the largest bus companies on Long Island.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
9:30AM to 12:00PM
At the offices of Frazer & Feldman, LLP
Please contact our Office Manager, Chris Slattery 516-742-7777, if you plan to attend.
Our attorneys made presentations on the following topics:
"Dignity for All Students Act (DASA): Rights, Responsibilities, and Ramifications"
"Annual Special Education Update"
"Fiscal Management in Challenging Times: Procuring and Developing Alternate Revenue Resources, Shared/Consolidated Services, Etc."
"Living with the Tax Levy Limit - Tax Cap Part II"
Please contact us for presentation outlines or further information on the above.