Robert A. Muccilli

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Co-Chair, School Law Department


Mr. Muccilli’s practice focuses in the areas of school law, and labor and employment.  He has represented school districts with respect to a variety of education law issues involving students, teachers, school construction and special education issues including questions pertaining to inclusion, least restrictive environment, discipline, behavior management, transition, evaluation, discrete trial instruction, medically fragile students, dyslexia, Down Syndrome, Aspergers Syndrome, and equal access to activities and services for disabled individuals.

Published Works

  • Increase in Contributions Toward Health Coverage Benefits for School Employees, Legal Alerts, June, 2011
  • A Parent May Revoke Consent For Special Education At Any Time, Legal Alerts, March, 2009
  • A Student Does Not Have to Live in the School District to be Entitled to an Education in the District, Legal Alerts, March, 2009

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized as one of South Jersey’s Top Attorneys as published by SJ Magazine

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Burlington County Bar Association, Member
  • Camden County Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member

Classes/Seminars

  • Emails, Tape Recording, Student Records and Termination of Placement,” Durand Academy, 2014.
  • School Leader Training – Special Education, Southern Regional Institute & ETTC, 2014
  • Emails, Tape Recording and Confidentiality in School Setting, Haddon Township School District, 2013.
  • Emails, Tape Recording and Social Media, Haddon Township School District, 2013
  • Section 504, Haddon Township School District,  2013
  • Student Rights and Responsibilities, Collingswood Public Schools, 2013
  • Staff Rights and Responsibilities, Collingswood Public Schools, 2013
  • Collective Bargaining Issues, New Jersey Association of School Board Officials (NJASBO), 2013
  • Collective Bargaining Agreements, New Jersey Association of School Board Professionals, 2013
  • Section 504, Mt. Ephraim School District, 2012
  • Agendas, Minutes and McGovern v. Rutgers,” New Jersey Association of School Board Officials 50th Annual Conference, 2012
  • Legal Issues in Special Education, New Jersey Association of School Board Officials, 2011
  • School Leader Training – Special Education, Southern Regional Institute & ETTC, 2011
  • Section 504 Eligibility Criteria, Margate City School District, 2011
  • Writing an Effective Evaluation for Support Staff – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly, New Jersey Association of School Business Officials Annual Conference, 2011
  • Student Discipline, Hainesport School District, 2010
  • Selected Issues in Special Education and Under Section 504 – The Teacher’s Role, Pitman School District, 2010
  • Section 504 Eligibility Criteria, in-house presentation to client, Harrison Township Board of Education, 2010
  • School Leader Training – Special Education, in-house presentation to client, Southern Regional Institute & ETTC, 2010
  • Current Trends and Issues in Collective Negotiations, New Jersey Association of School Business Officials Annual Conference, 2010
  • School Board Ethics, in-house presentation to Florence Township Board of Education, 2009
  • Employee Rights — Effective Leadership for New Jersey Schools, Salem County ETTC and Bay Counties Administrators of Special Education, 2009
  • student Discipline, in-house presentation to client, Pitman School District, 2009
  • New Jersey Issues in School Law, Millennium Seminars, LLC, 2009
  • Accommodating Students with Disabilities in Post-Secondary Education, Burlington County College, 2009
  • New Jersey Issues in School Law, Millennium Seminars, LLC, 2008
  • Selected Issues in Special Education, in-house presentation to client, Pennsville School District, 2008
  • Selected Issues in Special Education, in-house presentation to client, Pennsville School District, 2007
  • New Jersey Regulations Implementing Reauthorization of the IDEA, in-house presentation to client, Collingswood Child Study Teams, 2007
  • New Developments in Special Education in New Jersey, Lorman Education Services, 2006
  • Section 504 and Elementary/Secondary Education, in-services for client, Collingswood School District, 2005
  • New Developments in Special Education in New Jersey, Lorman Education Services, 2005