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Legal Guardianship Issues Affecting the Elderly and Young Adults With Disabilities Focus of November 12 Program

October 22, 2010 – 
Guardianship issues affecting the elderly and young adults who are covered by the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or are under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) will be explored at the November 12, 2010 symposium “Guardianships: Protecting Disabled Young Adults and Seniors.” The program is sponsored by the Community Law Clinic, Special Education Clinic, and Institute for Professional Education at Rutgers School of Law–Newark.

Pre-registration is required. The program is free for those not seeking Continuing Legal Education credit; there is a fee for those seeking CLE credit. For symposium details and to register, visit http://law.newark.rutgers.edu/IPE.

What:  “Guardianships: Protecting Disabled Young Adults and Seniors” 
Who:  Guardianships and the Elderly: Limited Guardianships
Charles I. Auffant, Clinical Professor of Law, Rutgers School of Law–Newark, moderator

Lawrence N. Meyerson, Founding Partner, Rubenstein, Meyerson, Fox, Mancinelli & Conte, P.A.

Donald D. Vanarelli, Law Office of Donald D. Vanarelli

Joel Federbush, M.D.

Guardianships for IDEA & DDD-eligible Adult Students With Disabilities
Esther Canty-Barnes, Clinical Professor of Law, Rutgers School of Law–Newark, moderator

Lisa McCauley Parles, Of Counsel, Cohn, Lifland, Pearlman, Herrmann & Knopf LLP

Evelina E. G. Padilla, Associate, Hinkle, Fingles and Prior, Attorneys at Law

Erin Seigh, Integrated Services Grant II Transition Coordinator, Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN)

Nuts and Bolts of Guardianships for Lawyers
Hon. Renee Jones Weeks, Judge of the Superior Court (Ret.), moderator

Hon. Walter Koprowski, Jr., Judge of the Superior Court, Essex County, Chancery Division, Probate Part

Brenda McElnea, Law Offices of Brenda McElnea

Alexandra V. Gallo, Of Counsel, McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney and Carpenter LLP 
When:  8:30 am – 12:30 pm, Friday, November 12, 2010 
Where:  Baker Trial Courtroom, Rutgers School of Law–Newark