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Ryan L. Everhart to Speak at 2008 School Law Seminar Presented by the Natio

March 19, 2008

Ryan L. Everhart, an attorney in Hodgson Russ LLP’s Education Law Practice Group, will speak at the National School Board Association’s (NSBA) annual conference in Orlando, Florida. Presenting during the conference’s School Law Seminar on March 28, Mr. Everhart will discuss emerging trends in special education litigation. In conjunction with this speech, he will publish an article on special education litigation that will be distributed to all 3,000 members of NSBA’s Council of School Attorneys.

The NSBA Council of School Attorneys is a national network of attorneys representing K-12 public school districts. Formed in 1967, the council aims to continually improve the practice of school law by providing continuing legal education opportunities, networking forums, and legislative and advocacy information to its members.

Mr. Everhart concentrates his practice in the area of education and labor law, with particular expertise in special education law. He has successfully represented public school districts in numerous administrative and court proceedings under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Mr. Everhart has also represented schools with regard to investigations by the New York State Education Department and in legal proceedings before the Commissioner of Education. He regularly consults with school districts in matters concerning employee discipline/termination, student residency, and school record confidentiality, among other issues.

Hodgson Russ attorneys facilitate transactions around the world and in every substantive area of law, generally structuring multidisciplinary work teams to serve the specific, often complex, needs of our clients. We serve publicly traded and privately held businesses, ranging from multinational Fortune 500 companies and mature service and industrial companies to emerging start-ups and small family businesses; governmental entities; nonprofit institutions; and individuals. Hodgson Russ has offices in New York City, Albany, Buffalo, and Johnstown, New York; Boca Raton and Palm Beach, Florida; and Toronto, Ontario.