Joseph W. Montgomery, II

Joseph W. Montgomery, II

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Schools & Education Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Montgomery Law, LLC
 | 1420 Locust Street, Suite 420
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-650-7563
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Schools & Education
Attorney Profile

Joseph Montgomery earned his J.D. Degree from Widener Law. Widener honored Mr. Montgomery with the outstanding service award as well as the pro bono distinction for his work in the community. He joined the Philadelphia DA's Office, prosecuting defendants for many successful years. Eventually, he started his own practice, Montgomery Law, LLC, where he believed he could be more effective in helping folks navigate specific legal issues, particularly related to education and serious school incidents. He is the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Maria McLaughlin. Mr. Montgomery sits on the Board of the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education, serves as its legal advisor, and is also a member of the Widener Law Alumni Board. Joe lives his life by the golden rule, do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

About Joseph Montgomery, II

Admitted: 2008, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://ed-law.com/special-education-attorney-philadelphia/jo...

Honors and Awards:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • A member of the Legal Services for Exceptional Children Committee

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • What parents must do to advocate for their child How to ensure that an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is appropriate to meet required educational, social/emotional, therapeutic, medical, and/or behavioral needs Children's rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA), Presenter, Special Education Advocacy, 2015
  • Special Edication and the Law, Co-Presenter: Joseph Montgomery, Alex's Lemonade Stand Symposium on Childhood Cancer, 2014
  • He will speak on: what parents must do to advocate for their child; how to ensure that an IEP is appropriate to meet required educational, social/ emotional, therapeutic,medical, and/or behavioral needs; and, children’s rights underIDEIA. There will be a special focus on the growing trend for incorporating various types of assistive technology into each student’s IEP., Presenter, Tools for Meeting Life's Challenges, 2013
  • This class will cover: What parents must do to advocate for their child How to ensure that an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is appropriate to meet required educational, social/emotional, therapeutic, medical, and/or behavioral needs Children's rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) There will be a special focus on the growing trend for incorporating various types of assistive technology into each student's IEP.Provider:Jenkins Law Library, an accredited provider under the Pennsylvania CLE Board's Rules, will serve as the CLE provider for this course. The course has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.0 hour of CLE credit in substantive law, practice and procedure. This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.0 hour of total CLE credit. Of this, 1.0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law, criminal trial law, workers compensation law and/or matrimonial law., Special Education Advocacy

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Hearing Officer deision that Student was denied FAPE, Compensatory Education and other relief awarded, 2015
  • Confidential Settlement , 2015
  • Confidential Settlement, 2015
  • Hearing Officer deision that Client was denied FAPE in some respects. Compensatory Education awarded and evaluations and IEP meeting ordered., 2014
Office Location for Joseph W. Montgomery, II

1420 Locust Street
Suite 420
Philadelphia, PA 19102

 

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Last Updated: 2/28/2017

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