Presentations and News

"Supporting Pupils - Before and After it Hits the Fan" - For Parents of Students and Athletes

Click here to register for this Zoom livestream presentation

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021. 6:30 - 7:45 PM

April 13 Webinar with Ronald Fatoullah, Esq.

"What All Parents Need to Know For Children With Special Needs: Legal Protection From School Through Adulthood"

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April 13, 2021 - Zoom Webinar

Nassau Lawyer April 2016

School During a Pandemic: Legal Counsel for Students

from Nassau Lawyer (or click here for full February 2021 issue)

Presenter, "Women In Law: Update & CLE"
November 18, 2020 (Zoom presentation)

Special Education in the Time of Covid-19

Presenter, Nassau County Bar Association Education Law Committee: "Special Education in the Time of Covid-19"
October 15, 2020 (Zoom presentation)

20/20 Vision - December 6, 2019

Presenter, Nassau and Suffolk Annual School Law Conference - December 6, 2019
"Seeing if There is A Better Way: A Look Into Student Discipline as We Head into 2020"
Garden City, NY

Nassau Lawyer April 2016

Suspension of Students with Disabilities for Sexualized Utterances and Behaviors

from Nassau Lawyer (or click here for full July/August 2019 issue)

Presenter, National Business Institute - June 3, 2019
"Successfully Represent Your Client with an Understanding of All the Issues!"
Plainview, NY

Presenter, Nassau County Bar Association Annual School Law Conference. - December 7, 2018

Topic: "Special Education: Advantages and Disadvantages to Selecting Different Administrative Forums."

(left to right: Robert Cohen, Jack Feldman, Bonnie Gorham, and Rebecca Sassouni)

Nassau County Bar Association Speakers' Bureau presentation to a high school class regarding "Students' Rights and Responsibilities". - November 19, 2018

Nassau Lawyer April 2016

Students Suspended for Participation in Instagram Group

from Nassau Lawyer (or click here for full October 2018 issue)

Attorneys Receive Pro Bono Recognition

Friday, May 4, 2018

Attorneys Receive Pro Bono Recognition

Rebecca Sassouni one of three Great Neck attorneys to receive recognition from the Nassau County Bar Association

Endrew F. - SCOTUS Rules

Friday, December 8, 2017

Endrew F. - SCOTUS Rules on the Requirement to Provide a FAPE:

The Decision and its Impact from the Perspectives of a School Attorney and a Parent Advocate

Presenter on US Supreme Court's Endrew decision and on bullying and Dignity for All Students Act. Unlike the materials we distributed, my client students' matters are not black and white.

(Left to Right: Rebecca Sassouni, Esq. - Douglas E. Libby, Esq., Lamb & Barnosky, LLP, Moderator) - Jacob S. Feldman, Esq., Frazer & Feldman)

Nassau-Suffolk School Law Conference, Nassau County Bar Association Education Law Committee

Advocating and Knowing Your Children's Rights in All School Settings

November 22, 2016

Advocating and Knowing Your Children's Rights in All School Settings

Ahavat Shalom Synagogue, Great Neck, NY

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Quoted source in Trade Publication, www.specialedconnection.com regarding New York State's IEP Facilitation Pilot Program

Link to Article

Nassau County Bar Association, April 13, 2016

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

IEP Challenges: When is it OK to Look Outside the Box?

Consideration of Prospective Evidence Beyond the Four Corners of the IEP

(Left to Right: Douglas E. Libby, Committee Chair, Nassau County Bar Association Education Law Committee; Rebecca Sassouni, Esq.)

Presentation Prepared for: The Nassau County Bar Association Education Law Committee

Nassau Lawyer April 2016

US Supreme Court Swearing-In

from Nassau Lawyer (or click here for full April 2016 issue)

Sassouni & Harounian Sworn In To U.S. Supreme Court

March 2, 2016 By Great Neck Record Staff

Rebecca Sassouni, Esq., and Jacqueline Harounian, Esq., took the oath and were sworn in to the United States Supreme Court on Feb. 22. The Great Neck lawyers were each admitted to practice at the High Court as well as in the State of New York. Sassouni, of Rebecca Sassouni, Esq., PLLC, is a solo practitioner, who limits her practice to representation of students of all ages in various school settings facing issues related to disabilities, bullying and/or disciplinary actions, such as suspension and probation. Harounian is a partner at Wisselman Harounian & Associates, specializing in matrimonial law along with a broad range of other legal representation, including family law, estate planning and real estate transactions. Sassouni and Harounian’s visit to the High Court was made possible by the Hadassah National Attorneys Council, and, specifically, the Yashar Attorneys and Judges Chapter of Hadassah. (read more...)

February 2016

Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court

December 1, 2015

Advocating for Your Child in School Settings

Ohr Esther, Great Neck, NY

Nassau County Bar Association, November 2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Recent Significant Decisions from the Second Circuit Involving Special Education

(Left to Right: Douglas E. Libby, Committee Chair, Nassau County Bar Association Education Law Committee; Candace J. Gomez, Esq., Lamb & Barnosky, LLP; Rebecca Sassouni, Esq.)