Special Education Associate Attorney Job in Mount Laurel, NJ Near Me - 323380 | BCGSearch.com

Special Education Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New Jersey - Mount Laurel

Job ID 6N7S323380

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 - Max. 18 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas EducationEducation - Districts School Boards TeachersEducation - Plaintiffs RepresentationsEducation - Special NeedsEducation - Higher EducationEducation - DefenseEducation - General

2024-05-31 03:39:45

A law firm in Mount Laurel is seeking a Special Education Associate Attorney with 5+ years of experience in representing school districts. The candidate will handle a diverse range of matters, including Section 504, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, School Ethics Act, Open Public Records Act, and Open Public Meetings Act. Strong interpersonal skills and proficiency in legal techniques are essential.


Job Details:

  • Work on a wide variety of matters, including Section 504, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, School Ethics Act, Open Public Records Act, and Open Public Meetings Act.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work professionally with various stakeholders such as school administrators, court officials, judges, attorneys, and parents, and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Research and interpret facts and laws dealing with intricate programs and situations.
  • Performed analysis and made or suggested opinions dealing with highly complex issues that impact the client.
  • Research and prepare memoranda on a variety of legal issues.
  • Represent clients in legal proceedings that may involve court appearances, mediations, hearings, and meetings.
  • Maintain a high level of proficiency in the most current and advanced legal techniques.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written form with strong attention to detail.
  • Work independently and efficiently, and establish work priorities.
  • Work within established systems and processes involving extensive collaboration with other attorneys, paralegals, and office staff.
  • Work to generate new clients through individual and firm-wide networking and marketing efforts.



  • Law degree from an accredited law school with admission to the New Jersey Bar.
  • Experience in special education, general labor relations, and negotiations.



Must have 5+ years of experience in representing school districts in all facets of special education, including litigation involving the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), assisting districts in the development of Individual Education Programs (IEPs), representing districts at mediations facilitated by the Office of Special Education, and due process hearings before the Office of Administrative Law.



  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in legal techniques.
  • Clear and effective communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently.
  • Ability to establish work priorities.
  • Extensive collaboration skills.



The firm offers competitive salaries and benefits to all staff, including 100% paid single health insurance plus a portion of dependent costs, 401(k) match, and profit-sharing.

Established almost a century ago, this prestigious law firm has three offices in the state of New Jersey. It is comprised of a fairly large team of highly qualified attorneys and handles a broad range of issues related to administrative & government matters, business law, corporate law, defense litigation, personal injury law, school law, and wealth management.

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