White Plains, New York Lawyer ,Karen Ford Edler , Lawyer Guide

Karen Ford Edler - White Plains, New York


Karen Edler is the founding father of the PMSD Education Law Group. She advocates for dad and mom and college students to acquire a free, appropriate public schooling for college kids with disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”), Section 504 & associated legal guidelines. Ms. Edler s offerings encompass reviewing Individual Education Plans (“IEP”) & Section 504 Plans, attending meetings and filing due method petitions whilst essential. Ms. Edler represents students with any instructional troubles such as academic issues, faculty disciplinary cases, bullying cases and collegiate instructional and disciplinary matters. Ms. Edler handles special wishes planning, Special Needs Trusts, guardianship applications & social protection appeals. Ms. Edler is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s School Law Committe & the New Jersey Special Education Practitioners organization. Ms. Edler works as a pro bono attorney and mentor for Volunteer Lawyers for Justice. Karen Edler is peer rated AV® Preeminent™ & she changed into named Top Lawyer 2017 in Education Law by Bergen Magazine. In 2019, Ms. Edler become named as a woman of affect honoree at the with the aid of YWCA Northern New Jersey s forty fourth Tribute to Women of INfluence (TWIN) . Ms. Edler served as a regulation clerk to the Honorable Robert E. Hamer, J.S.C. Ms. Edler earned her regulation diploma, cum laude, from New York Law School & become Managing Editor of the NYLS Journal of International and Comparative Law. Ms. Edler is a cum laude graduate of Dickinson College. Ms. Edler also practices industrial actual estate, company transactions & industrial leasing. Ms. Edler served because the Public Defender in a neighborhood municipality. Ms. Edler is admitted to exercise regulation inside the State of New Jersey, the United States District Court of New Jersey, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the US District Court of the Southern District of New York, the United States Tax Court, and the USA Supreme Court.



Legal Issues

    Education Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Social Security Disability
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants Rights
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law


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Accepted Jurisdictions

3rd Circuit Jurdictions
3rd Circuit
Since 2004
U.S. Supreme Court Jurdictions
U.S. Supreme Court
Since 1985
New Jersey Jurdictions
New Jersey
Since 1984
Southern District of New York Jurdictions
Southern District of New York
Since 2005
United States Tax Court Jurdictions
United States Tax Court
Since 2006


  • School Law committee member
    New Jersey State Bar
  • Mentro
    Volunteer Lawyers for Justice


New York Law School
J.D. | Labor Law
Graduation year: 1981
Dickinson College
B.A. | Political Science, Latin
Graduation year: 1977

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