Education Rights


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Thursday, August 6, 2020
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Harrah's ResortAtlantic City, NJ

Program Co-Chairs:

Craig David Becker, Esq.
Craig David Becker, Esq. - Attorney at Law, LLC
Mount Laurel, NJ

Alexa D'Amato Barrera, Esq.
D'Amato Law Firm
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ

Shelley L. Stangler, Esq.
Law Offices of Shelley L. Stangler, Esq.
Springfield, NJ


8:00 am - 9:00 am 
Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

9:00 am - 9:30 am 

President’s Address & Welcome
Edward P. Capozzi, Esq. • Roseland, NJ
NJAJ Membership Meeting

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch • Exhibit Hall

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Alphabet Soup of Special Education: IDEA Overview
Seth N. Broder, Esq. • Moorestown, NJ
Howard S. Mendelson, Esq. • Voorhees, NJ

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Litigation in the OAL – Due Process to Trial
Staci Greenwald, Esq. • Cranbury, NJ
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Available Relief in Special Education Cases
Diana R. Sever, Esq. • Moorestown, NJ
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Intersection of LAD and Special Education Law
Kevin M. Costello, Esq. • Mount Laurel, NJ 
Howard S. Mendelson, Esq. • Voorhees, NJ

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Top 10 Tips from the District Attorney for Negotiations and Settlement  
William S. Donio, Esq. • Atlantic City, NJ
Amy L. Houck, Esq. • Atlantic City, NJ

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wine and Cheese Reception • Exhibit Hall

9:30 pm - 12:30 am
New Lawyers Section Party • The Pool at Harrah's

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ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2020 features 31 seminars over three days. The advantage of this unique format is that you may move from seminar to seminar, hearing different topics as desired and thereby creating a seminar tailored to your specific needs.

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If you join the New Jersey Association for Justice when registering for the Boardwalk Seminar 2020, you will receive the member registration fee ($200 less than the non-member rate) and as a part of this special offer you will receive an additional $100 off of the registration fee. Join NJAJ.

MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 3.90 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 3.50 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 3.0 Credits/Earn 0.0 Ethics Credits - pending)

Full-Time Judges, Full-Time Law School Professors, 
Judicial Law Clerks & Law Student Members

Registration is complimentary for the seminar.
Pre-registration is required.

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 3.90 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 3.90 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on July 31, 2020.

Onsite/Door Registration: 
An additional $25 will be added to all program fees for onsite registration.

Cancellation Policy: 
Friday, July 31st is the last day for a refund (minus $20).
All cancellations must be in writing.

After Friday, cancellations and no shows will receive a credit (minus $20)
automatically good for 1 year for a future seminar or an on-demand seminar at


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