Scott is a Partner of the Firm, and has over eight years of experience representing boards of education focusing on special education and labor law. He counsels boards of education in the areas of residency and homelessness, labor negotiations, labor law, policy review and compliance, development of salary guides, reviewing and revising contracts and forms, board governance, personnel matters, Open Public Records Act, and student code of conduct issues. He also attends board meetings, IEP meetings, special education mediations, and other administrative proceedings.
 

Scott is experienced in defending school boards in State complaint investigations and Office of Civil Rights investigations.
 

As part of the labor negotiations process, Scott prepares boards of education for joint negotiations sessions, mediation, mediated fact-finding sessions, and fact-finding hearings.
 

Scott provides legal training for clients, particularly with respect to special education, residency, and re-registration. He has lectured for the National Business Institute and the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education regarding special education. 
 

Before the Firm’s founding, Scott was an associate at a mid-sized general practice firm where he was a member of the Education Law Group.
 

Education

Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 2009
     Cum Laude

     Seton Hall Journal of Sports and Entertainment

     Law, Associate Editor        

     Seton Hall Center for Social Justice Family Law

     Clinic


University of Richmond, B.A., 2006

Judicial Clerkship

Honorable Thomas N. Lyons, J.A.D., and Honorable Richard Newman, P.J.A.D., (recall)

New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division,

2009-2010

Bar Admissions

New Jersey, 2009
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2009
New York, 2010

Memberships

New Jersey Association of School Attorneys

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