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Speaking Engagements

Mr. Rubin is a frequent speaker on numerous topics of interest to the legal community and the public, and has served as lecturer in education law at Rutgers University Graduate School of Education. The following is a list of upcoming and past speaking engagements.

Upcoming

February 27, 2018, NJICLE Annual School Law Conference, Somerset, NJ   Topic: The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2017 Term: Implications for School Community

March 11, 2018, North American Association of Educational Negotiators, Clearwater, Fl  Topic: Web-Based Employment Decisions

April 24-25, 2018, LRP’s National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities, Dallas, TX   Topics:  Dealing with Employee Misconduct/Student Data & Technology

May 11, 2018, Lehigh Special Education Conference, Bethlehem, PA   Topic:  Legal Ethics of Handling Special Education Matters

May 17, 2018, NJSBA Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ   Topic:  Legal Ethics and Professionalism

May 18, 2018, ASAH Business Manager Symposium

Previous Engagements 

December 8, 2017, Future of Privacy Forum Student Privacy Bootcamp, Washington, D.C.   Topic:  Needs of the Buyer — Privacy Policies and the Role of Contracts

December 7, 2017, NJICLE  Representing School Employees and Boards of Education in Employment Cases, New Brunswick, NJ    Topic:  Teachers’ First Amendment Rights

November 20, 2017, Marshall-Brennan Program, Rutgers Law School, Camden, NJ   Topic: Fourth Amendment Rights of Public School Students

October 27, 2017, Annual ASAH Conference, Atlantic City, NJ   Topic:  The New Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying Regulations

Proposed State BOE HIB Regulation Amendments

Assembly Bill 4457

October 26, 2017, NJSBA Fall School Law Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ   Topic:  The Ethical Challenges of Representing the “Split” Board

October 24, 2017, FEA Webinar, “The Evolving Role of Federal Courts in Public Schools”

October 21, 2017, NSBA Council of School Attorneys School Law Practice Seminar, Chicago, Il Topic: Advising the Politically Charged or “Split” Board

August 1, 2017, Legal One School Law Boot Camp, Monroe, NJ   Topic: Litigation Basics for Administrators

July 27, 2017, NJICLE  Recent Developments in New Jersey Law, New Brunswick, NJ   Topic:  Ethical Concerns for the General Practitioner

PowerPoint Presentation: icle.7.27.17

July 12, 2017,  Regional Professional Development Academy, Manalapan, NJ   Topic: ““What Every General Education Administrator Should Know About Special Education Law”

May 19, 2017, ASAH Business Manager Symposium, Woodbridge, NJ   Topic:  Dealing with Employee Misconduct

May 18, 2017, NJSBA Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ   Topic:  The Bona Fide Office Rule:  Past, Present & Future

May 12, 2017, Lehigh Special Education Conference, Bethlehem, PA   Topic:  Legal Ethics of Handling Special Education Matters

April 3, 2017, ICLE Senior Lawyers Conference, New Brunswick, NJ   Topic:  Ethical Implications of Transitioning Your Practice

      Which attorneys are exempt from the CLE mandate?   As per CLE Board Regulation 202:1, https://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/cle/cle_regs.pdf , “attorneys who have been admitted to practice law in any State or the District of Columbia for fifty years or more, those who have reached age seventy-five regardless of length of tenure at the Bar, those on full-time active duty in the military, VISTA or  Peace Corps, and those retired completely from the practice of law are exempted from the mandatory CLE requirement.”

March 24, 2017,  NSBA Council of School Attorneys Annual School Law Seminar, Denver, CO   Topic: Free Speech in Public Schools

February 28, 2017, NJICLE Annual School Law Conference, Woodbridge, NJ   Topic:  Privacy in the Schools

February 23, 2017, Edison School District, Topic:  School Data Privacy & Security

January 30, 2017 NSBA Advocacy Institute, Washington DC   Topic:  EDULeaks: The Ins & Outs of School Data Breaches

January 16, 2017, NAPSEC Annual Leadership Conference, San Diego, CA  Topic: Update on Legal Developments Affecting Special Education Schools

PowerPoint Presentation

May 2016 Obama Administration Transgender Accommodation “Dear Colleague” Letter

The DOL’s New Overtime Rule: How Schools Need to Prepare

P.N. v. Greco, 282 F.Supp.2d 221 (D.N.J. 2003)

December 14, 2016, Middlesex County Bar Association, New Brunswick  Topic: Ethical Implications for Attorneys Facing Criminal Prosecution

December 12, 2016, Middlesex County Bar Association, New Brunswick    Topic:  Ethical Advertising in a Time of AVVO

November 22, 2016, Marshall-Brennan Program, Rutgers Law School, Camden, NJ   Topic: Fourth Amendment Rights of Public School Students

November 18, 2016, Annual ASAH Conference, Atlantic City, NJ   Topic:  Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying: A Beginner’s Guide

Proposed Code Revisions: https://www.state.nj.us/education/code/proposed/title6a/chap16.pdf

PowerPoint Presentation

November 2, 2016, Legal One School Law Boot Camp, Morris-Union Jointure Commission   Topic: Litigation Basics for Administrators

October 27, 2016, NJSBA Annual School Law Forum, Atlantic City, NJ      Topic:  Legal Ethics of Internal Investigations

October 22, 2016, NSBA Council of School Attorneys School Law Practice Seminar, Portland, OR Topic:  Data Privacy Law Update:  Ten Things to Advise Your School Board Clients – Before It’s Too Late

September 29, 2016, Gaggle Symposium on Student Online Safety, Edison, NJ

July 25, 2016, Legal One School Law Boot Camp, Monroe, NJ   Topic:  Litigation Basics for Administrators

June 10, 2016, Strauss Esmay Annual School Law and Policy Seminar, Brookdale Community College  Topic: Update on School Ethics Commission Advisory Opinions

Chronological List of SEC Advisory Opinions

NJSBA School Board Notes Digest

Schor v. Tomko (Bellevile BOE)

Karpiak v. Farruggia (Hopatcong Borough BOE)

Martinez v. Albolino (Hackensack BOE)

May 19, 2016, New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ   Topic:  Ethical Relationships: Handling Conflicts in Client and Attorney Relations

May 13, 2016, ASAH Business Manager Symposium, Woodbridge, NJ  Topic: Financial Regulation of Private Schools for the Disabled

April 28, 2016, Legal One School Law Boot Camp, Morris-Union Jointure Commission   Topic:  Litigation Basics for Administrators

April 9, 2016,  NSBA Council of School Attorneys Annual School Law Seminar, Boston, MA    Topic:  Legal Ethics of Internal Investigations

February 24, 2016, NJICLE Annual School Law Seminar, Woodbridge, NJ   Topic:  Student Data Privacy

January 29, 2016, Legal One School Law Boot Camp, Monroe, NJ   Topic:  Litigation Basics for Administrators

December 2, 2015, New Jersey State Bar Association, Haddonfield, NJ    Topic: Transitioning Your Practice: The Mind, The Money, The Rules

ACPE Op. 692 (Supp.)

November 11, 2015, New Jersey State Bar Association, New Brunswick, NJ    Topic: Transitioning Your Practice: The Mind, The Money, The Rules

November 10, 2015, Marshall-Brennan Program, Rutgers Law School  Topic: Fourth Amendment Rights of Public School Students

November 4, 2015, Vincent S. Haneman American Inn of Court, Atlantic City, NJ    Topic: “Hanging Your Own Shingle — The Ethics of Opening a Law Office”

October 29, 2015, NJSBA Annual School Law Forum, Atlantic City, NJ      Topic: “Call Your Carrier” (AMPSA Edition)

October 16, 2015, New Jersey State Bar Association General Council Meeting, New Brunswick, NJ   Topic:  Ethical Implications of Limited License Technicians

August 27, 2015, Legal One School Law Boot Camp, Monroe, NJ   Topic:  Litigation Basics for Administrators

June 21, 2015, Alabama Council of School Attorneys, Orange Beach, AL     Topic:  Legal Ethics

June 9, 2015, Middlesex County Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee, New Brunswick, NJ   Topic:  Ethics & Professionalism for Newly-Admitted Attorneys

May 14, 2015, NJSBA Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ    Topic: Transitioning Your Practice: The Mind, The Money, The Rules

March 21, 2015, NSBA Council of School Attorneys Attorneys Annual School Law Seminar, Nashville, TN

Topic: “Call Your Carrier” (COSA Edition)

March 18, 2015, Association of Student Assistance Professionals of New Jersey, East Brunswick, NJ
Topic: Student Privacy

March 7, 2015, NJSBA Solo & Small Firm Conference, Parsippany, NJ
Topic: Dealing with Ethics Grievances and Fee Disputes

March 6, 2015, ASAH Business Administrators Conference, Eatontown, NJ
Topic: Financial Regulation of Private Schools for the Disabled

February 25, 2015, ICLE Annual School Law Seminar, New Brunswick, NJ
Topic: Student LGBT Issues

February 17, 2015, Future of Privacy Forum, Washington DC
Topic: Contracting Issues for Ed Tech Companies

January 23, 2015, Monmouth County Association of Special Education Directors, Freehold
Topic: Update on Special Education
PowerPoint Presentation: /uploads/1/1/1/0/11106429/mon.sped.dir.1.23.15.ppt

December 19, 2014, NJICLE Seminar, School Law for the Non-School Lawyer, New Brunswick, NJ

November 13, 2014, New Jersey Special Education Directors Study Council, Edison, NJ
Topic: Update on Special Education Law

November 12, 2014 Blank Rome Emerging Litigation Issues for In-House Counsel Conference, Philadelphia, PA
Topic: Update on U.S. Supreme Court Decisions/Hobby Lobby

October 30, 2014, NJSBA Annual School Law Forum, Atlantic City, NJ
Topic: Confidentiality vs. Transparency: The Hire-Wire Act of the Government Lawyer

October 26, 2014, NYSASA Annual School Law Seminar, New York, NY
Topic: Cloud Computing and Student Data Privacy– Legal Challenges and Practical Considerations

October 24, 2014, Marshall-Brennan Program, Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Topic: Fourth Amendment Rights of Public School Students

October 22, 2014, NJICLE Seminar, Hot Topics in Special Education, New Brunswick, NJ
Topic: Manifestation Determinations

October 7, 2014, NJAPSA Workshop, Clark, NJ
Topic: Hot Topics in Special Education Law

September 16, 2014, NJSBA Seminar, Transitioning Your Practice, Voorhees, NJ

July 16, 2014, Seminar for Private Schools for the Disabled, Basking Ridge, NJ
Topic: From Desk Audit to Trial

June 19, 2014, U.S. District Court Law Clerks, Trenton, NJ
Topic: Settling a Case on the Steps of the U.S. Supreme Court

May 23, 2014, Legal One/NJPSA Seminar, Monroe, NJ
Topic: Student Records, Student Confidentiality and Public Records

April 25, 2014, NJSBA/NJICLE PERC Conference, East Brunswick, NJ
Topic: Arbitration of Disciplinary Matters

April 5, 2014, NSBA Council of School Attorneys Annual School Law Seminar, New Orleans, LA
Topic: Confidentiality vs. Transparency: The Hire-Wire Act of the Government Lawyer

March 10, 2014, “Children in Court” Conference, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
Topic: Ethical Issues at IEP Meetings

February 26, 2014, NJICLE Annual School Law Seminar, East Brunswick, NJ
Topic: Limits on Student Free Expression

December 5, 2013, NJICLE Seminar, Representing School Employees and Boards of
Education in Employment Cases, New Brunswick, NJ
Topic: Ethical Issues in School District Employment Litigation

November 22, 2013, Monmouth County Special Education Directors Association, Freehold, NJ

November 19, 2013, Sidney Reitman Inn of Court, New Brunswick, NJ
Topic: Ethical Issues in Employment Litigation

November 12, 2013, Consortium of School Networking Webinar, “Is Privacy in the Cloud Possible?”

October 24, 2013, NJSBA Annual School Law Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ
Topic: Legal Ethics for School Board Attorneys

May 15, 2013, NJSBA Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ
Topic: Hot Topics in Professional Responsibility

May 15, 2013, NJSBA Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ
Topic: Women in the Profession:What You Need to Know When You Take Control-Career Transitions and Compliance

May 14, 2013, New Jersey Department of Education Training Session, Mullica Hill, NJ
Topic: Conducting HIB Investigations

March 2, 2013, NJSBA Solo and Small Group Section Annual Conference, Morristown, NJ
Topic: Ethical Issues Involving Law Firm Technology

February 27, 2013, NJICLE Annual School Law Seminar, New Brunswick, NJ
Topic: HIB — One Year In

February 19, 2012, NJPSA Seminar on Social Networking, Monroe, NJ

December 3, 2012, New Jersey Association of Pupil Services Administrators, Long Branch, NJ
Topic: Update on Hot Topics in Special Education

October 24, 2012, New Jersey School Boards Association Workshop, Atlantic City, NJ
Topic: Legal Aspects of Compliant Emergency Communication

October 25, 2012, New York State Association of School Attorneys, Rochester, NY
Topic: Cloud Computing for School Districts: Contractual Concerns

July 26-28, 2012, LRP Publications Special Education Summit, San Diego, CA,
Topic: Persuading School Boards to Support Special Education Programs

June 6, 2012, AMPSA Spring School Law Forum, Monroe, NJ
Topic: Investigation of Employee Misconduct: Ethical Pointers and Pitfalls

May 17, 2012, NJSBA Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ,
Topic: Professionalism for Young Lawyers

May 16, 2012, NJSBA Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ,
Topic: The Bona Fide Office Rule and Virtual Lawyering

May 11, 2012, Kinship Caregivers Conference, Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Topic: Cyberbullying and HIB

April 27, 2012, NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ,
Topic: The Intersection of Education Law and the LAD

March 9, 2012, Monmouth County Association of Special Education Directors

February 29, 2012, NJICLE Annual School Law Seminar, New Brunswick, NJ,
Topic: Student Free Speech in the Digital Age

December 2, 2011, Foundation for Educational Administration (NJPSA), Monroe, NJ,
Topic: Overview of Supervision, Evaluation and Discipline

November 22, 2011, Hunterdon County Bar Association November Marathon CLE Presentation, Clinton, NJ, Topic: Legal Ethics of Social Networking, Advertising and Solicitation

October 26, 2011, American Academy of Pediatrics School Health Conference, Somerset NJ,
Topic: School Rules and Regulations

October 24, 2011, New Jersey Council of School Attorneys Annual School Law Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ
Topic: Ethics for School Board Attorneys

October 15, 2011, Council of School Attorneys School Law Practice Seminar, New Orleans, LA,
Topic: Web Surfing and Employment Decisions

September 15, 2011, Surrogates Section/Constitutional Officers Association-NJ, Atlantic City, NJ,
Topic: Affidavit Students

June 7, 2011, NJSBA Spring School Law Forum, Monroe, NJ,
Topic: Ethical Pitfalls of Representing Split Boards

May 18, 2011, NJSBA Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ,
Topic: The Bona Fide Office Rule and Virtual Lawyering

May 13, 2011, Lower Hudson Council of School Superintendents, Tarrytown, NY,
Topic: Web-based Employment Decisions

April 29, 2011, NJSBF Law-Related Education Conference, New Brunswick, NJ,
Topic: From Purses to Parking Lots — Update on Student Fourth Amendment Rights

April 8, 2011, Council of School Attorneys Annual School Law Seminar
San Francisco, CA, Topic: Ethical Lawyering in the Digital Age

February 24, 2011, NJICLE Annual School Law Seminar
New Brunswick, NJ, Topic: Cyberbullying and Digital Harassment

January 22, 2011, New Jersey State Bar Association “Suddenly Successful” Seminar
New Brunswick, NJ
Topic: The Bona Fide Office Rule and “Virtual” Offices

November 17, 2010, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
New Brunswick, NJ,
Topic: Hot Topics in Special Education Law

October 21, 2010, New York State Association of School Attorneys
New York, NY
Topic: Web-based Employment Decisions

October 18, 2010, New Jersey State Bar Foundation SAC Conference
New Brunswick, NJ
Topic: Update on Search & Seizure in the Schools

September 15, 2010, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
New Brunswick, NJ
Topic: School Law for the Non-School Lawyer

June 25, 2010, New Jersey School Boards Association National Trainers Conference
Atlantic City, NJ
Topic: Dealing with Split Boards

May 17, 2010, New Jersey Association of Pupil Personnel Administrators
Long Branch, NJ
Topic: Update on Developments in Special Education Law

April 9, 2010, NSBA Council of School Attorneys Seminar
Chicago, Ill
Topic: Challenges of Representing Split Boards

March 23, 2010, National Business Institute
Princeton, NJ
Topic: Student Privacy Issues

February 24, 2010, NJICLE Annual School Law Seminar
Edison, NJ
Topic: First Amendment Rights of School Staff