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David B. Rubin

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drubin@buschlawgroup.com

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David B. Rubin
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education

Rutgers Law School, J.D.
Duke University, B.A.

bar-admissions

New Jersey
US District Court for the District of New Jersey
US Court of Federal Claims
US Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third and Federal Circuits
Supreme Court of the US

background

David B. Rubin was admitted to the bar in 1977, and has devoted his practice to education law, commercial disputes, professional responsibility matters and appellate litigation. He has argued numerous precedent–setting cases at all levels of the state and federal court system generating over 50 published judicial opinions. Mr. Rubin has achieved national prominence of the field of education law through his representation of numerous public school districts and private schools throughout New Jersey, his longstanding leadership role in the National School Boards Association’s 3000–member Council of School Attorneys (COSA), and his reputation as a frequent author on school law issues and a sought–after speaker at conferences and seminars throughout the country.

Mr. Rubin has been appointed to numerous positions of public responsibility including Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Professional Responsibility and Unlawful Practice, School Law and Equity Jurisprudence Committees, member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Ad Hoc Committee on Law Firm Trade Names, Municipal Prosecutor and Municipal Court Judge of the City of New Brunswick, Secretary of the Middlesex County Fee Arbitration Committee, Board Member and Chair of COSA, Chair of COSA’s Data Privacy Working Group, ex officio member of the National School Boards Association Board of Directors, President of the New Jersey Association of School Attorneys, lecturer in education law at Rutgers University Graduate School of Education, member of the Editorial Board of New Jersey Lawyer, and Court–appointed mediator, arbitrator and fiscal agent.

Mr. Rubin has received the “AV Preeminent” designation from the Martindale–Hubbell Legal Directory, the highest rating for competence and character based on confidential peer reviews. He has been recognized by SuperLawyers magazine and Best Lawyers in America, and was selected as Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America for Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law (Newark Region). He is a recipient of Distinguished Service Awards from the Council of School Attorneys and the New Jersey Association of School Attorneys. He is also a recipient of the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law’s Professional Lawyer of the Year Award, given annually to lawyers who, by virtue of their conduct, competence and demeanor, have been found to set a positive example for others in the profession.

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Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating

New Jersey Super Lawyers®, Top Rated Business Litigation, Schools & Education, Appellate, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Best Lawyers in America®

NSBA Council of School Attorneys Distinguished Service Award

New Jersey Association of School Attorneys Distinguished Service Award

New Jersey Commission on Professionalism Professional Lawyer of the Year Award

publications

The Legalities of Classroom Apps.” School Administrator Magazine published by American Association of School Administrators (AASA). March 2019. Online. (David B. Rubin, author)

“The Legal Ethics of Internal Investigations in the #MeToo Era.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 2018. Online. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Reflections on Tinker: A School Lawyer’s Lament.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 2017. Online. (David B. Rubin, author)

Legal Ethics: Advising a Politically Charged or “Split” Board.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 2017. Online. (David B. Rubin, co-author).

“Pointers and Pitfalls When Picking Counsel.” School Administrator Magazine published by American Association of School Administrators (AASA). May 2017. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

Standardized IEPs: One Size Fits None?” Journal of Law and Education. Spring 2017. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Data Privacy Law Update: Ten Things to Advise Your School Board Clients Before It’s Too Late.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 2016. Online. (David B. Rubin, author)

Guide to Student Data Protection under SOPIPA.” Future Privacy Forum (FPF). 2016. Online. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Evolving Rules for Drones at School.” School Administrator Magazine published by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA). December 2016. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

Legal Ethics of Internal School District Investigations.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 2016. Online. (David B. Rubin, author)

Monell Liability for Following State Law: Emerging Consensus and Unanswered Questions.” Inquiry & Analysis published by NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). July 2015. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Call Your Carrier, COSA Edition.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 2015. Online. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Ethical Considerations When Starting A Practice.” New Jersey Lawyer Magazine published by New Jersey State Bar Association. February 2015. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

Confidentiality v. Transparency: The High–Wire Act of the Government Lawyer.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 2014. Online. (David B. Rubin, author)

Disciplining Students for Off–Campus Conduct.” School Administrator Magazine published by American Association of School Administrators (AASA). January 2014. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Video Cameras in the Schools: Navigating the Legal Minefield.” School Leader Magazine published by New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA). November/December 2013. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Social Media and the Schools.” New Jersey Lawyer Magazine published by New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA). December 2013 (reprinted in The Computer & Internet Lawyer, July 2014). Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

The Bona Fide Office Rule: Will Virtual Offices Be Allowed?” New Jersey Lawyer Magazine published by New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA). June 2012. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Get Your Money’s Worth.” School Leader Magazine published by New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA). May/June 2012. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Trolling the Web for Employee Information.” Legally Speaking Magazine published by Legal One. Spring 2011. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

Ethical Lawyering in the Digital Age.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 2011. Online. (David B. Rubin, author)

“‘Friending’ Students: A Case of Community Values.” School Administrator Magazine published by American Association of School Administrators (AASA). November 2010. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Brave New World — The Perils and Pitfalls of Students’ Digital Devices.” School Leader Magazine published by New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA ). November/December 2009. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“The Perils of Split Boards.” School Leader Magazine published by New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA). March/April 2009. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Who’s Privileged When You Communicate with the Board Attorney.” School Administrator Magazine published by American Association of School Administrators (AASA). Winter 2009. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

The Attorney-Client Privilege and the School Board Attorney: Pitfalls and Pointers.” School Law in Review published by the National School Boards Association. 2008. Print. (David Rubin, author)

Model Rules of Professional Conduct in the Post–Enron Era.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 2006. Online. (David B. Rubin, author)

“School Law” chapter in New Jersey Family Law Practice published by New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE). 2006. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Personnel Implications of No Child Left Behind.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 2004. Online. (David B. Rubin, author)

Courtus Interruptus: One Lawyer’s Experience In The Life Of The Law.” New Jersey Lawyer Magazine published by New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA). April 2003. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Understanding and Limiting School Board Member Liability.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys. 2002. Print. (David B. Rubin, co–author)

“Home Schooling” chapter in “Religion & Public Schools: Striking a Constitutional Balance” published by NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 2001. Print. (David B. Rubin, co–author)

“Adopt Opinion 24.” New Jersey Law Journal. June 11, 2001. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Handling Disciplinary Actions in the Public Sector.” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE). 2000. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“’10 Day Rule’ Raises More Questions Than It Answers.” AASA Leadership News published by American Association of School Administrators (AASA). September 22, 1999. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Until Congress Limits IDEA, School Costs Will Be High.” AASA Leadership News published by American Association of School Administrators. March 31, 1999. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Special Education Law and Practice: The Next Step.” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE). 1998. Print. (David B. Rubin, co–author)

“Litigating the Employment Discrimination Case.” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE). 1997. Print. (David B. Rubin, co–author)

“Legal Handbook on School Athletics.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 1997. Print. (David B. Rubin, co–author)

“Representing Respondents in Attorney Ethics Proceedings.” New Jersey Lawyer Magazine published by New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA). Spring 1996. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“The Religious Freedom Restoration Act”, Inquiry & Analysis, published by NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). Spring 1996. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Diverse Opinions”, American School Board Journal, published by National School Boards Association (NSBA). March 1995. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Constitutional Implications of Preserving Student Safety”, New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, published by New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA). July 1993. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Representing School Boards in the Nineties.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 1993. Online. (David B. Rubin, author)

“So Now You’ve Been Sued: Strategies that Win — Defending Civil Rights Suits Against Your School District Client.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 1992. Online. (David B. Rubin, author)

“The Department of Education Office for Civil Rights under the Civil Rights Restoration Act.” NSBA Council of School Attorneys (COSA). 1989. Online. (David B. Rubin, author)

“Interscholastic Athletics – Property Rights and Due Process.” Inquiry & Analysis published by NSBA Council of School Attorneys. September 1988. Print. (David B. Rubin, author)

professional

New Jersey State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Middlesex County Bar Association
New Jersey Association of School Attorneys
NSBA Council of School Attorneys

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Somerset County Special Education Directors, “Hot Topics in Special Education” – March 15, 2019, Warren, NJ

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Convention, “Student Data Privacy and Security in the Digital Age” – March 1, 2019

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) Annual School Law Conference, “The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2018 Term: Cases That Will Shape Education Law” – February 5, 2019, Woodbridge, NJ

NAPSEC Annual Leadership Conference, “Update on Legal Developments Affecting Special Education Schools” – January 23, 2019, San Antonio, TX

National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys (COSA), School Law Webinar, “Preserving Client Confidentiality and Attorney Client Privilege in Investigations” – December 12, 2018

ASAH Annual Conference, “Update on the Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying Regulations” – November 16, 2018, Atlantic City, NJ

Rutgers Law School, Marshall–Brennan Program, “Fourth Amendment Rights of Public School Students” – November 8, 2018, Camden, NJ

New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) Fall 2018 School Law Forum, “Creating, Protecting and Preserving the Attorney–Client Privilege” – October 25, 2018, Atlantic City, NJ

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE), “School Law for the General Practitioner” – September 25, 2018, New Brunswick, NJ

New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) Spring School Law Forum, “Ethical Landmines in Representing School Districts” – June 12, 2018, Monroe, NJ

ASAH Business Manager Symposium, “Sexual Harassment, Retaliation and Confronting Pre–Employment Misbehavior” – May 18, 2018, Woodbridge, NJ

New Jersey Bar Association (NJSBA) Annual Meeting, “Legal Ethics and Professionalism” – May 17, 2018, Atlantic City, NJ

ASAH Region III Meeting, “Update on HIB Code Requirements” – May 15, 2018, Marlboro, NJ

Lehigh University Special Education Conference, “Legal Ethics of Settling Special Education Disputes” – May 11, 2018, Bethlehem, PA

LRP, National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities, “Dealing with Employee Misconduct/Student Data & Technology” – April 24–25, 2018, Dallas, TX

North American Association of Educational Negotiators (NAAEN) Annual Conference, “Web–Based Employment Decisions” – March 11, 2018, Clearwater, FL

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE), “The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2017 Term: Implications for School Community” – February 27, 2018, Somerset, NJ

Future of Privacy Forum Student Privacy Bootcamp, “Needs of the Buyer — Privacy Policies and the Role of Contracts” – December 8, 2017, Washington, DC

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE), Representing School Employees and Boards of Education in Employment Cases, “Teachers’ First Amendment Rights” – December 7, 2017, New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers Law School, Marshall–Brennan Program, “Fourth Amendment Rights of Public School Students” – November 20, 2017 , Camden, NJ

ASAH Annual Conference, “The New Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying Regulations” – October 27, 2017, Atlantic City, NJ

New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) Fall School Law Forum, “The Ethical Challenges of Representing the ‘Split’ Board” – October 26, 2017, Atlantic City, NJ

New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA) Foundation for Educational Administration (FEA), “The Evolving Role of Federal Courts in Public Schools” – October 24, 2017, Webinar

National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys (COSA), School Law Practice Seminar, “Advising the Politically Charged or ‘Split’ Board” – October 21, 2017 – Chicago, IL

Legal One School Law Boot Camp, “Litigation Basics for Administrators” – July 27, 2017, Monroe, NJ

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) Recent Developments in New Jersey Law, “Ethical Concerns for the General Practitioner” – July 27, 2017, New Brunswick, NJ

Regional Professional Development Academy, “What Every General Education Administrator Should Know About Special Education Law” – July 12, 2017, Manalapan, NJ

ASAH Business Manager Symposium, “Dealing with Employee Misconduct” – May 19, 2017, Woodbridge, NJ

New Jersey Bar Association (NJSBA) Annual Meeting, “The Bona Fide Office Rule: Past, Present & Future” – May 18, 2017, Atlantic City, NJ

Lehigh University Special Education Conference, “Legal Ethics of Handling Special Education Matters” – May 12, 2017, Bethlehem, PA

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) Senior Lawyers Conference, “Ethical Implications of Transitioning Your Practice” – April 3, 2017, New Brunswick, NJ

National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys (COSA) Annual School Law Seminar, “Free Speech in Public Schools” – March 24, 2017 – Denver, CO

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) Annual School Law Conference, “Privacy in the Schools” – February 28, 2017, Woodbridge, NJ

Edison Township Board of Education, “School Data & Privacy”, February 23, 2017 – Edison, NJ

National School Boards Association (NSBA) Advocacy Institute, “EDULeaks: The Ins & Outs of School Data Breaches” – January 30, 2017, Washington, DC

NAPSEC Annual Leadership Conference, “Update on Legal Developments Affecting Special Education Schools” – January 16, 2017, San Diego, CA

Middlesex County Bar Association, “Ethical Implications for Attorneys Facing Criminal Prosecution” – December 14, 2016, New Brunswick, NJ

Middlesex County Bar Association, “Ethical Advertising in a Time of AVVO” – December 12, 2016, New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers Law School, Marshall–Brennan Program, “Fourth Amendment Rights of Public School Students” – November 22, 2016, Camden, NJ

ASAH Annual Conference, “Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying: A Beginner’s Guide” – November 18, 2016, Atlantic City, NJ

Legal One School Law Boot Camp, “Litigation Basics for Administrators” – November 2, 2016, New Providence, NJ

New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) Fall School Law Forum,” Legal Ethics of Internal Investigations – October 27, 2016, Atlantic City, NJ

National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys (COSA) School Law Practice Seminar, “Data Privacy Law Update: Ten Things to Advise Your School Board Clients – Before It’s Too Late” – October 22, 2016, Portland, OR

Gaggle Symposium on Student Online Safety, September 29, 2016, Edison, NJ

Legal One School Law Boot Camp, “Litigation Basics for Administrators” – July 25, 2016, Monroe, NJ

Strauss Esmay Annual School Law and Policy Seminar, “Update on School Ethics Commission Advisory Opinions” – June 10, 2016, Lincroft, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Annual Meeting, “Ethical Relationships: Handling Conflicts in Client and Attorney Relations” – May 19, 2016, Atlantic City, NJ

ASAH Business Manager Symposium, “Financial Regulation of Private Schools for the Disabled” – May 13, 2016, Woodbridge, NJ

Legal One School Law Boot Camp, “Litigation Basics for Administrators” – April 28, 2016, New Providence, NJ

National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys (COSA) Annual School Law Seminar, “Legal Ethics of Internal Investigations” – April 9, 2016, Boston, MA

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) Annual School Law Conference, “Student Data Privacy” – February 24, 2016, Woodbridge, NJ

Legal One School Law Boot Camp, “Litigation Basics for Administrators” – January 29, 2016, Monroe, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), “Transitioning Your Practice: The Mind, The Money, The Rules” – December 2, 2015, Haddonfield, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), “Transitioning Your Practice: The Mind, The Money, The Rules” – November 11, 2015, New Brunswick, NJ

Marshall–Brennan Program, Rutgers Law School, ”Fourth Amendment Rights of Public School Students” – November 10, 2015, Camden, NJ

Vincent S. Haneman American Inn of Court, “Hanging Your Own Shingle — The Ethics of Opening a Law Office” – November 4, 2015, Atlantic City, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Annual School Law Forum, “Call Your Carrier” – October 29, 2015, Atlantic City, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Association General Council Meeting, “Ethical Implications of Limited License Technicians” – October 16, 2015, New Brunswick, NJ

Legal One School Law Boot Camp, “Litigation Basics for Administrators” – August 27, 2015, Monroe, NJ

Alabama Council of School Attorneys, “Legal Ethics” – June 21, 2015, Orange Beach, AL

Middlesex County Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee, “Ethics & Professionalism for Newly–Admitted Attorneys” – June 9, 2015, New Brunswick, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Annual Meeting, ”Transitioning Your Practice: The Mind, The Money, The Rules” – May 14, 2015, Atlantic City, NJ

National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys (COSA) Annual School Law Seminar, “Call Your Carrier” – March 21, 2015, Nashville, TN

Association of Student Assistance Professionals of New Jersey, “Student Privacy” – March 18, 2015, East Brunswick, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Conference, “Dealing with Ethics Grievances and Fee Disputes” – March 7, 2015, Parsippany, NJ

ASAH Business Administrators Conference, “Financial Regulation of Private Schools for the Disabled” – March 6, 2015, Eatontown, NJ

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) Annual School Law Conference, “Student LGBT Issues” – February 25, 2015, New Brunswick, NJ

Future of Privacy Forum, “Contracting Issues for Ed Tech Companies” – February 17, 2015, Washington DC

Monmouth County Association of Special Education Directors, “Update on Special Education” – January 23, 2015, Freehold, NJ

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE), “School Law for the Non–School Lawyer” – December 19, 2014, New Brunswick, NJ

New Jersey Special Education Directors Study Council, “Update on Special Education Law” – November 13, 2014, Edison, NJ

Blank Rome Emerging Litigation Issues for In–House Counsel Conference, “Update on U.S. Supreme Court Decisions/Hobby Lobby” – November 12, 2014, Philadelphia, PA

New Jersey School Board Association (NJSBA) Fall School Law Forum, “Confidentiality vs. Transparency: The Hire–Wire Act of the Government Lawyer” – October 30, 2014, Atlantic City, NJ

New York State Association of School Attorneys (NYSASA) Annual School Law Seminar, “Cloud Computing and Student Data Privacy – Legal Challenges and Practical Considerations” – October 26, 2014, New York, NY

Marshall–Brennan Program, Rutgers School of Law, “Fourth Amendment Rights of Public School Students” – October 24, 2014, Camden, NJ

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE), Hot Topics in Special Education, “Manifestation Determinations” – October 22, 2014, New Brunswick, NJ

New Jersey Association of Personnel School Administrators (NJAPSA) Workshop, “Hot Topics in Special Education Law” – October 7, 2014, Clark, NJ

New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) Seminar, “Transitioning Your Practice” – September 16, 2014, Voorhees, NJ

Seminar for Private Schools for the Disabled, “From Desk Audit to Trial” – July 16, 2014, Basking Ridge, NJ

United States District Court Law Clerks, “Settling a Case on the Steps of the U.S. Supreme Court” – June 19, 2014, Trenton, NJ

Legal One/New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA) Seminar, “Student Records, Student Confidentiality and Public Records” – May 23, 2014, Monroe, NJ

New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA)/New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE)/Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) Conference, “Arbitration of Disciplinary Matters” – April 25, 2014, East Brunswick, NJ

National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys (COSA) Annual School Law Seminar, “Confidentiality vs. Transparency: The Hire–Wire Act of the Government Lawyer” – April 5, 2014, New Orleans, LA

The College of New Jersey, Children in Court Conference, “Ethical Issues at IEP Meetings” – March 10, 2014, Ewing, NJ

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) Annual School Law Seminar, “Limits on Student Free Expression” – February 26, 2014, East Brunswick, NJ

Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE), Representing School Employees and Boards of Education in Employment Cases, “Ethical Issues in School District Employment Litigation” – December 5, 2013, New Brunswick, NJ

Monmouth County Special Education Directors Association, November 22, 2013, Freehold, NJ

Sidney Reitman Inn of Court, “Ethical Issues in Employment Litigation” – November 19, 2013, New Brunswick, NJ

Consortium of School Networking Webinar, “Is Privacy in the Cloud Possible?” – November 12, 2013

New Jersey School Board Association (NJSBA) Fall School Law Forum, “Legal Ethics for School Board Attorneys” – October 24, 2013, Atlantic City, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Annual Meeting, “Hot Topics in Professional Responsibility” – May 15, 2013, Atlantic City, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Annual Meeting, “Women in the Profession: What You Need to Know When You Take Control–Career Transitions and Compliance” – May 15, 2013, Atlantic City, NJ

New Jersey Department of Education Training Session, “Conducting HIB Investigations” – May 14, 2013, Mullica Hill, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Solo and Small Group Section Annual Conference, “Ethical Issues Involving Law Firm Technology” – March 2, 2013, Morristown, NJ

Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) Annual School Law Seminar, “HIB — One Year In” – February 27, 2013, New Brunswick, NJ

New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA) Seminar on Social Networking – February 19, 2012, Monroe, NJ

New Jersey Association of Pupil Services Administrators (NJAPSA), “Update on Hot Topics in Special Education” – December 3, 2012, Long Branch, NJ

New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) Workshop, “Legal Aspects of Compliant Emergency Communication” – October 24, 2012, Atlantic City, NJ

New York State Association of School Attorneys (NYSASA), “Cloud Computing for School Districts: Contractual Concerns” – October 25, 2012, Rochester, NY

LRP Publications Special Education Summit, “Persuading School Boards to Support Special Education Programs” – July 26–28, 2012, San Diego, CA

New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) Spring School Law Forum, “Investigation of Employee Misconduct: Ethical Pointers and Pitfalls” – June 6, 2012, Monroe, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Annual Meeting, “Professionalism for Young Lawyers” – May 17, 2012, Atlantic City, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Annual Meeting, “The Bona Fide Office Rule and Virtual Lawyering” – May 16, 2012, Atlantic City, NJ

Rutgers School of Law, Kinship Caregivers Conference, “Cyberbullying and HIB” – May 11, 2012, Newark, NJ

New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) Boardwalk Seminar, “The Intersection of Education Law and the LAD” – April 27, 2012, Atlantic City, NJ

Monmouth County Association of Special Education Directors – March 9, 2012, Freehold, NJ

Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) Annual School Law Seminar, “Student Free Speech in the Digital Age” – February 29, 2012, New Brunswick, NJ

New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association (NJPSA), Foundation for Educational Administration, “Overview of Supervision, Evaluation and Discipline” – December 2, 2011, Monroe, NJ

Hunterdon County Bar Association, November Marathon CLE Presentation, “Legal Ethics of Social Networking, Advertising and Solicitation” – November 22, 2011, Clinton, NJ

American Academy of Pediatrics School Health Conference, “School Rules and Regulations” – October 26, 2011, Somerset NJ

National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys (COSA) Annual School Law Seminar, “Ethics for School Board Attorneys” – October 24, 2011, Atlantic City, NJ

National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys (COSA) Practice Seminar, “Web Surfing and Employment Decisions” – October 15, 2011, New Orleans, LA

Surrogates Section/Constitutional Officers Association–NJ, “Affidavit Students” – September 15, 2011, Atlantic City, NJ

New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) Spring School Law Forum, “Ethical Pitfalls of Representing Split Boards” – June 7, 2011, Monroe, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Annual Meeting, “The Bona Fide Office Rule and Virtual Lawyering” – May 18, 2011, Atlantic City, NJ

Lower Hudson Council of School Superintendents, “Web–based Employment Decisions” – May 13, 2011, Tarrytown, NY

New Jersey State Bar Foundation (NJSBF) Law–Related Education Conference, “From Purses to Parking Lots — Update on Student Fourth Amendment Rights” – April 29, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys (COSA) Annual School Law Seminar, “Ethical Lawyering in the Digital Age” – April 8, 2011, San Francisco, CA

Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) Annual School Law Seminar, “Cyberbullying and Digital Harassment” – February 24, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) “Suddenly Successful” Seminar, “The Bona Fide Office Rule and ‘Virtual’ Offices” – January 22, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE), “Hot Topics in Special Education Law” – November 17, 2010, New Brunswick, NJ

New York State Association of School Attorneys, “Web–based Employment Decisions” – October 21, 2010, New York, NY

New Jersey State Bar Foundation (NJSBF) SAC Conference, “Update on Search & Seizure in the Schools” – October 18, 2010, New Brunswick, NJ

Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE), “School Law for the Non–School Lawyer” – September 15, 2010, New Brunswick, NJ

New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) National Trainers Conference, “Dealing with Split Boards” – June 25, 2010, Atlantic City, NJ

New Jersey Association of Pupil Personnel Administrators, “Update on Developments in Special Education Law” – May 17, 2010, Long Branch, NJ

National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys (COSA) Annual School Law Seminar, “Challenges of Representing Split Boards” – April 9, 2010, Chicago, IL

National Business Institute, “Student Privacy Issues” – March 23, 2010, Princeton, NJ

Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE) Annual School Law Seminar, “First Amendment Rights of School Staff” – February 24, 2010, Edison, NJ