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Representation in a Special Education Matter

Attorneys with subject matter experience provide legal representation on special education issues for parents of students with disabilities in school meetings, mediation, expulsion hearings, and due process administrative hearings.

Legal Council for Health Justice collaborates with medical and social services providers on three projects: AIDS Legal Project, Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children, and SSI Homeless Outreach Project on cases including estate planning, guardianship, civil rights, consumer, public benefits, immigration, special education, and housing.

Type of engagement

Litigation

Time commitment

Varies depending on complexity, but attorneys typically spend 10–30 hours over 2–3 weeks.

Training and support

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Acquired skills

Litigation, negotiation, writing/drafting skills

Skills and resources required

Subject matter expertise or litigation experience

Location

Chicago, IL

Representation in a Special Education Matter

Attorneys with subject matter experience provide legal representation on special education issues for parents of students with disabilities in school meetings, mediation, expulsion hearings, and due process administrative hearings.

Legal Council for Health Justice collaborates with medical and social services providers on three projects: AIDS Legal Project, Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children, and SSI Homeless Outreach Project on cases including estate planning, guardianship, civil rights, consumer, public benefits, immigration, special education, and housing.

Type of engagement

Litigation

Time commitment

Varies depending on complexity, but attorneys typically spend 10–30 hours over 2–3 weeks.

Training and support

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Acquired skills

Litigation, negotiation, writing/drafting skills

Skills and resources required

Subject matter expertise or litigation experience

Location

Chicago, IL