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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41st Annual Summer Conference for the Management Advocates for School Labor Affairs (“MASLA”)

Partner Erin O’Grady-Parent and Anthony J. Fasano recently presented at the 41st Annual Summer Conference for the Management Advocates for School Labor Affairs (“MASLA”). The topic of the presentation was School Security and Employee Rights.

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Richard Guercio and Gary Steffanetta have been elected as Fellows of the NYS Bar Foundation

The Board of Directors of the New York State Bar Foundation has elected Partners Richard Guercio and Gary Steffanetta as Fellows of The Foundation. Membership in the Fellows is evidence of professional distinction and constitutes a professional honor. Election as a Fellow recognizes outstanding achievement and dedication to the legal profession.

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Christopher Mestecky and Anthony Fasano named to the Super Lawyers 2017 “Rising Stars” list

Partner Christopher Mestecky and Associate Anthony Fasano were named to the Super Lawyers 2017 “Rising Stars” list. Only 2.5% of attorneys in New York Metro area receive this distinction.

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Anthony Fasano and a panel of speakers presented to the Education Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association regarding Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

On October 18, 2016, associate Anthony Fasano participated in a panel discussion for the Nassau County Bar Association’s Education Law Committee. The panel members discussed the issues that frequently arise when request for student records are made from the family court on school districts.

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Ashley Pope presents to aspiring school administrators in The College of Saint Rose’s Center for Integrated Teacher Education Program

On July 9, 2016, associate Ashley Pope presented to current teachers enrolled in The College of St. Rose’s Center for Integrated Teacher Education (CITE) Program for educational leadership and administration on “Knowing When to Contact the School District’s Attorney.” Topics covered included student discipline, bullying, discrimination, harassment, the Dignity for All Students Act, court […]

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Anthony Fasano named to the Super Lawyers 2016 “Rising Stars” list

Anthony Fasano named to the Super Lawyers 2016 “Rising Stars” list.  Only 2.5% of attorneys in New York Metro receive this distinction.

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CHRISTOPHER MESTECKY AND ASHLEY POPE PARTICIPATE IN THE PLAINVIEW-OLD BETHPAGE JFK HIGH SCHOOL’S 28th ANNUAL MOOT COURT COMPETITION, HELD ON APRIL 7, 2016

On April 7, 2016, Partner Christopher Mestecky and Associate Ashley Pope participated as two of the judges in the Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School’s 28th Annual Moot Court Competition. The tournament was co-sponsored by the Hofstra University School of Law.

There were approximately twelve high schools competing and […]

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Ashley C. Pope presents to the Nassau County Bar Association’s Education Law Committee on Affordable Care Act Compliance and School Employee Health Benefits

Ashley C. Pope presented at the Nassau County Bar Association’s Education Law Committee’s meeting on January 13, 2016 on Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance and the outlook for school employee health benefits in 2016, including compliance with the ACA’s Employer Shared Responsibility provisions (Section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code), reporting under Sections […]

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Anthony Fasano named Young Lawyer of the Month, Nassau Lawyer, Nassau County Bar Association

Anthony Fasano named Young Lawyer of the Month, Nassau Lawyer, Nassau County Bar Association

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