Bonnie L. Gorham

BonnieG

E-mail: bgorham@guerciolaw.com

Ms. Gorham is a graduate of Hofstra University School of Law. She is admitted to practice in all New York State Courts and the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts. Prior to joining the firm in October of 2004, Ms. Gorham was of counsel to several local firms, concentrating in appellate law and insurance coverage litigation.  Ms. Gorham was previously an associate with a Long Island personal injury defense firm where she gained experience in all aspects of litigation.  Ms. Gorham currently provides advice and counsel to school districts in all areas of education law with a concentration in special education law.  She represents school districts in litigation matters pending before State and Federal Courts and in State due process special education and other administrative hearings. Ms. Gorham is a member of the Education Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association and has presented on special education topics for continuing legal education. She has also lectured on school district elections, school district budgets, student disciplinary matters, legislation affecting school districts, and general education law for school administrators. Ms. Gorham was a member of her local school board for eight years, serving as vice president and then president.

Year Joined Organization: 2004

Areas of Practice:

Education Law
Special Education Law
Appellate Law

Bar Admissions:

New York State
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

Education:

Hofstra University School of Law, 1983, J.D.
Brooklyn College, 1980, B.A. Psychology

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New York State Bar Association, Member, Municipal Law Committee
Nassau County Bar Association, Member, Education Law Committee