Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that Geoffrey N. Stark, Esq. has recently joined its School Law Department as a Shareholder in its Mount Laurel, NJ office.
Mr. Stark concentrates his practice on the representation of boards of education and charter schools in all areas of school law including: labor and employment, special education, Section 504, student discipline, FERPA, Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, student residency, civil rights, tenure, OPRA, OPMA, and teaching staff tenure matters under TEACHNJ and ACHIEVENJ.
Prior to joining Capehart Scatchard, Mr. Stark served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Education and Higher Education Section of the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General. He earned his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law in Camden, a M.A. in Student Affairs and Higher Education Administration from The Ohio State University, and a B.S. degree in English from Radford University. Upon law school graduation, Mr. Stark worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph F. Lisa, P.J.A.D. in Camden County. He is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.