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With decades of experience and more than 35 lawyers admitted to practice in seven states, Barton Gilman offers the depth of skill and knowledge to help clients solve their legal challenges. Clients always work with hands-on partners and associates, best-suited to handle their cases and working directly on their matters. This allows us to deftly handle cases and deliver the kind of value clients expect and deserve.

Barton Gilman has offices in Boston, Providence and New York, and has helped clients throughout the Northeast in a wide range of matters.


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As "social distancing" increases, schools and educators are under increased pressure to comply with existing and changing regulations. In this episode of the "Legal Lowdown Podcast" Matt Plain provides updated COVID-19 (Coronavirus) legal considerations for schools.

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The following Coronavirus (COVID-19) update for New York Charter Schools reflects where things stand as of March 15, 2020 at 10:00 p.m. NYC CLOSING DISTRICT SCHOOLS As you may be aware, Mayor De Blasio has just announced that public schools will be closed starting March 16 until at least April 20 if not longer. https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/health-and-wellness/coronavirus-update GOVERNOR REQUIRING ALL...

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Written by New York charter school attorneys, Paul T. O’Neill, Jaime A. Fernand and Lisa J. Holtzmuller, the following is a comprehensive question and answer about the guidance on special education law and regulations related to COVID-19 for New York city and state. The U.S. Department of Education, which has primary authority over special education, has issued three...

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