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With increasing numbers of students qualifying for special education services, professionals working with special needs children know that an understanding of special education law is crucial. You need to know the law in order to deal with complex questions that arise on a regular basis. Who pays when a special needs child is placed in private schooling at the parents' election? How can a school create the least restrictive environment and promote inclusion to the best interests of all students? It can be costly if you don't know. Order today!
This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hour of self-study credit, including 0.0 hours of self-study ethics credit. No more than 4.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
SAMANTHA M. ADAMS is a managing partner of Adams Crow Law Firm. Her practice is focused on education law, employment litigation and insurance litigation. Ms. Adams is an adjunct faculty member with the University of New Mexico School of Law and has been an instructor for the Council on Education in Management. She is an active member of the State Bar of New Mexico. Benchmark Litigation has recognized Ms. Adams as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation in the United States and as a Litigation Star in New Mexico. In addition, she has repeatedly been a Southwest Super Lawyer and was named as one of New Mexico's Top 25 Super Lawyers in New Mexico by Southwest Super Lawyers. Ms. Adams has been named a Woman of Influence by the New Mexico Business Weekly. She earned her B.A. degree from Marquette University and her J.D. degree, cum laude and Order of the Coif, from the University of New Mexico School of Law.
RONALD S. STADLER is an attorney with the law firm of Mallery & Zimmerman, S.C. Mr. Stadler is an experienced educational attorney who uses his skills to advise and defend his clients before administrative tribunals, courts, juries and arbitrators. He regularly uses his substantive knowledge of education law and employment law to assist school districts and other educational institutions in resolving disputes or defending them against administrative claims or claims brought in federal and state court. Mr. Stadler routinely represents school districts in matters arising under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act at mediation, due process hearings and subsequent review in federal courts. He also routinely defends school districts in federal courts on cases arising under the Constitution, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 1983, Section 1981, Title VII, Title IX, Title VI and other state and federal laws. Mr. Stadler earned his J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and and his B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, where he was a Harry S. Truman Scholar. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, the U.S. Court of Appeals of the Seventh and Eighth Circuits and all courts in Wisconsin.