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Littman Krooks Expands Their Role in the Special Education Community

Littman Krooks Founding Partner, Bernard A Krooks

New York, NY (Law Firm Newswire) August 1, 2012 – Littman Krooks LLP announces a new special education team of dedicated attorneys and educational advocates committed to the rights of children and young adults with special needs.

We welcome Marion Walsh, an attorney with extensive experience in education law including employment and special education defense. Marion is also a certified Impartial Hearings Officer. She has worked in legal publishing as an editor on publications such as IEP Team Trainer and No Child Left Behind Compliance Insider, among others.

Nanette Saturn will be joining our firm as an education advocate. Most recently, Nanette worked at Putnam Independent Living Services where she assisted families of children with special needs through advocacy and peer support.

They will join attorneys Bernard A. Krooks, Sheryl Frishman and Lauren Mechaly and special education advocate Nicole Garcia who also holds a Masters degree in Special Education.

By expanding our role in the special education community, we are positioned to better accommodate the needs of our clients. We use a proactive client-centered and person-centered approach that provides us with the ability to tailor our representation to our clients’ unique needs.

Here are some of the areas in which our team is able to provide representation:

  • Special Education Advocacy from birth to adulthood
  • Special Education Litigation from birth to adulthood
  • Transition Planning and Advocacy
  • School Discipline Matters
  • Private School Tuition Reimbursement

We are confident that this team will provide the proper balance between passionate representation and appropriate cultivation of collaborative, long-term results with schools. As always, we remain committed to serving our community. Our ultimate goal is to continue to empower families through education and knowledge.

About Littman Krooks
Littman Krooks LLP provides sophisticated legal advice and the high level of expertise ordinarily associated with large law firms along with the personal attention and responsiveness of smaller firms. These ingredients, which are the cornerstone of effective representation and are necessary to a successful lawyer/client relationship, have become the foundation of the firm’s success.

Littman Krooks LLP offers legal services in several areas of law, including elder law, estate planning, special needs planning, special education advocacy, and corporate and securities. Their offices are located at 399 Knollwood Road, White Plains, New York; 655 Third Avenue, New York, New York; and 300 Westage Business Center Drive, Fishkill, New York. Visit the firm’s website at http://www.littmankrooks.com.

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Littman Krooks LLP
(914) 684-2100
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