Clark Hill Attorneys Present to Members of Michigan Association of Administrators of Special Education

Feb 11, 2020

LANSING, MI - Clark Hill special education attorneys Jeffrey Butler, Jordan Bullinger and Vickie Coe presented to members of the Michigan Association of Administrators of Special Education (MAASE). The professional learning seminar addressed legal issues in 2020, case law and best practices. Bullinger and Coe's presentation, Year in Review; Hot Topics in Special Education Law, discussed the most interesting and significant cases and guidance from 2019 applying the IDEA, Section 504, and the ADA. Butler participated in a panel discussion and fielded questions submitted from the audience. 

Butler has extensive experience representing public schools and other educational institutions in special education, school disability law, Title IX and other education-related laws. After clerking for the Chief Judge of the Michigan Court of Appeals, Butler spent nearly a decade with the Michigan Department of Attorney General, where he represented the Michigan Department of Education, the State Board of Education and other Michigan agencies and government officials in all aspects of education law. 

Bullinger dedicates his practice to representing school districts in the area of education law with a focus on special education and school disability law-related matters. Bullinger represents public school districts in state and federal tribunals and courts pertaining to claims arising out of, but not limited to, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Michigan Mandatory Special Education Act, Section 504, the Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act, Title VI, Title IX, the Freedom of Information Act, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

Coe focuses her practice on representing school districts in the area of education law with a focus on special education and school disability law-related matters. Coe counsels and has represented public school districts in state and federal tribunals and courts pertaining to claims arising out of, but not limited to, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Michigan Mandatory Special Education Act, Section 504, The Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act, Title VI, Title IX, the Freedom of Information Act, and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.