received his Juris Doctor Degree from New England School of Law in 1985 and his B.A. from Clark University in 1982. He is admitted to practice law in the State Courts of New York, Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the Southern, Eastern and Northern District Courts of New York and the State of Massachusetts. He was in private practice from 1991 until he joined the firm in October of 2008.
He has considerable experience with employment discrimination matters including sexual harassment, sex and age based discrimination; commercial litigation including civil fraud, breach of contract and all business-related litigation. Joe handles all types of general litigation for the firm, including education related litigation, First Amendment free speech and religion cases, construction litigation, non-resident tuition recovery, employee disciplinary hearings, 3020-a matters, commercial litigation, student discipline and federal civil rights matters.
Recently, Joe successfully defended a federal lawsuit challenging a school district's refusal to grant a religious exemption to the Public Health Law requirement that students be immunized against certain diseases. In another recent federal case, Joe persuaded the court to dismiss an employee's claim that his First Amendment rights had been violated when the District failed to promote him. Joe has successfully collected judgments and settlements against non-District residents who fraudulently enrolled their children in District public schools. He has also prevailed in labor arbitration and Section 75 matters resulting in termination of employees based on poor performance.
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.