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Your Child's Special Education - Special Needs Lawyer in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

Mr. Tanenbaum represents families and students in disputes with school districts, colleges and universities and guides them to appropriate service providers. He represents students with special needs or other disabilities in seeking academic and social/emotional supports and special education services, including appropriate placement in private specialized schools and obtaining tuition reimbursement. He has experience with a broad range of disabilities, including just as examples: autism; downs syndrome; dyslexia; aspergers syndrome; apraxia; depression; ODD; ADHD and many others. He represents both general education and special education students in matters involving student discipline, free speech, discrimination and school-related bullying and harassment. Jerry also represents teachers facing discipline or improper treatment by their school districts or superiors, and school board members in matters involving school board ethics practices. In the area of general civil litigation, Mr. Tanenbaum represents businesses and individuals in matters relating to contract disputes, restrictive covenants, employment, trademark infringement, and premises liability.
Jerry prides himself on demystifying complex issues for his clients, and in finding creative solutions to their problems whenever possible. He holds each client and student in high esteem and recognizes their right to his diligence, knowledge of the law, caring and concern.