Partners Erin M. O’Grady-Parent and Lisa L. Hutchinson will present a Legal Update

Partners Erin M. O’Grady-Parent and Lisa L. Hutchinson will present a Legal Update at the Long Island Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Fall Conference on October 4, 2019.  The conference will be held at the Melville Marriott located in Melville, New York.  For more information about the conference, please visit 

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Partner Kathy A. Ahearn will be presenting a Legal Update

Partner Kathy A. Ahearn will be presenting a Legal Update on October 4, 2019 at the New York State Association of School Business Officials Fall Leadership Conference.  The conference will be held at the Mirror Lake Inn located in Lake Placid, New York.

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Associate Frank G. Barile will present on the topic of IEP

Associate Frank G. Barile will present on the topic of IEPs at the National Business Institute IEP and 504 Plan Legal Workshop on September 20, 2019.  The workshop will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1389 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12206.

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Repeal of Religious Exemptions to Immunizations

On June 13, 2019, the Governor signed into law legislation (S.2994A/A.2371) removing non-medical exemptions from school vaccination requirements for students.  This means that all schoolchildren must now be vaccinated as required in the Public Health Law, even if their parents have religious objections to the vaccinations.
The new legislation is effective immediately.  Guercio & Guercio, LLP […]

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Partner Erin O’Grady-Parent elected to Board of Directors of COSA

On March 30, 2019, Partner Erin O’Grady-Parent was elected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Council of School Attorneys of the National School Boards Association (COSA).  COSA supports school attorneys in their representation of public school boards by providing leadership in legal advocacy for public schools.

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Social Media and Discovery: One Year after Forman

Partner Christopher F. Mestecky and Associate Anthony J. Fasano authored an article entitled, “Social Media and Discovery: One Year after
Forman” for the April 2019 issue of the Nassau Lawyer publication.

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Partner Gary L. Steffanetta will co-chair the Long Island Chapter, Labor and Employment Relations Association’s (LI LERA) Annual Spring Conference

Partner Gary L. Steffanetta will co-chair the Long Island Chapter, Labor and Employment Relations Association’s (LI LERA) Annual Spring Conference on
May 2, 2019 at the Tam O’Shanter Club in Glen Head, N.Y.

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Partners Richard Guercio and Gary Steffanetta will be co-presenting “Navigating Teacher and Principal Probationary Appointments and Tenure”

Partners Richard Guercio and Gary Steffanetta will be co-presenting “Navigating Teacher and Principal Probationary Appointments and Tenure” at the 100th Annual NYSSBA Convention in Rochester, New York which runs from October 24-26, 2019.

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Partner Richard Guercio will present at the 2019 Summer Law Conference sponsored by NYSSBA

Partner Richard Guercio will present at the 2019 Summer Law Conference sponsored by NYSSBA on July 25, 2019 at the Huntington Hilton in Melville, New York. Richard will be speaking on “How to Properly Handle Employee Mental Health and Substance Abuse”.

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Final State Budget Provisions Affecting Public School Districts

The final State Budget contains many substantive changes in law that affect school districts, including among other things, changes to APPR, new rules regarding retirement reserve funds and contracts with school resource officers.  Guercio & Guercio clients may read our preliminary analysis of these changes in the memoranda found in the client portal.

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