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Education Law Unit


* The attorneys and advocates of the Education Law program at the Legal Aid Society of Rochester provide support and legal representation to youth and their families in a variety of circumstances, including:
  • Committee on Special Education (CSE) meetings
  • Section 504 Plan meetings
  • Formation of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
  • Superintendent Suspension Hearings and Manifestation Hearings
  • School Residency cases, including Homeless cases
  • Responsibilities and Rights of Youth, Parents & Schools

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Eligibility: Children from birth to 21 years old.

Application Process: Call for information.

Required Documentation: Call for information.

Fees: No fee for service.

Coverage Note: Monroe, Livingston, Wayne, Ontario, Orleans and Genesee Counties.

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Languages: Staff provides service in language offered, Language line, Materials/literature in language indicated, Website can be translated

This program is offered at this site:

Map Marker 1 The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY

1 West Main Street
Rochester NY 14614
M-TH 8:45AM-5:00PM. F 9:00AM-4:00PM. Other hours by appointment only.

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Jonathan Falk, ESQ
Program Director, Education Law Unit

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The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester provides direct civil legal services, including lay advocacy and related human services, to adults and children. They ensure that those who seek justice have an opportunity to receive a fair and full hearing. They obtain legal solutions that have a beneficial impact on our clients and the community.

1 West Main Street
Rochester NY 14614

Hours: M-TH 8:45AM-5:00PM
F 9:00AM-4:00PM
Other hours by appointment only

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