Category: Student Rights

ACNJ Says No to Opinion 56, Stating Non-Lawyers Have a Place in IEP Meetings, Mediation

On November 16, 2020, staff attorney Nina Peckman, on behalf of ACNJ, submitted comments to the Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law, urging them to remove language in Opinion 56, which states that only lawyers are to be allowed in Independent Education Program (IEP) and mediation meetings. By barring non-lawyer advocates from meetings, Peckman […]