Capehart Scatchard school lawyers, Sanmathi Dev and Joseph F. Betley recently spoke at the New Jersey Charter School Conference in Newark, New Jersey. Ms. Dev and Mr. Betley spoke on the topic of “Do’s and Don’ts of Special Education Law.” Their presentation focused on common mistakes made by charter school staff in the area of special education.
Ms. Dev concentrates her practice on school law and labor and employment law. She is experienced in representing, advising, and defending boards of education and charter schools in all areas of school law including: labor and employment, special education, Section 504, student discipline and civil rights. She leads Capehart Scatchard’s School Law Blog, which focuses on cases, court decisions, and current developments affecting education law in the state of New Jersey.
Mr. Betley concentrates his practice on defense labor and employment law, civil rights and school law matters, including special education issues. He is a member of the National School Boards Association, the New Jersey School Boards Association, the New Jersey State, and Burlington County Bar Associations. He is also an associate counsel for the New Jersey League of Municipalities.