We are pleased to announce that Partners Gregory Gillen and Douglas Spencer have been promoted to the position of Senior Partner. Through years of diligent and exceptional work, Gregory and Douglas have represented this firm with reliability and integrity. We congratulate them on their promotion ...
The Firm would like to announce a new addition to the team. Read on for more.
The firm is pleased to announce that at the annual meeting of the New York State Association of School Attorneys ("NYSASA") held on June 3, 2023, Partner Christopher F. Mestecky was elected to the Board of Directors. NYSASA works to advance public education in New York and serves as a resource to...
Partners Christopher F. Mestecky and Anthony J. Fasano obtained a top 50 settlement in New York from TopVerdict.com relating to a motor vehicle accident from Bronx County for their client. The list of the top 50 settlements of 2022 can be found here.
Partner Anthony J. Fasano to Present on the Child Victims Act with the Nassau County Bar Association
Partner Anthony J. Fasano will be presenting on the Child Victims Act for the Education Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association on June 14, 2023.
Partner Christopher Shishko will be participating in a panel discussion & Q+A exploring the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA). The discussion will be held on May 25th from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. More info can be found in our event calendar.
Partner Christopher Shishko joined Jack Mitchell & John Brucato on the SBO Perspectives Podcast for a discussion about the benefits of building lasting relationships with clients, and what's on the horizon for school law. To listen to the full episode, click here.
Congratulations to Mary Crisafuli on her admission to the New York State Bar this week at the Appellate Division, Third Department! She is a welcome addition to the practice. We are so proud to have her with us!
Guercio & Guercio is pleased to announce that Partner Ashley Pope has been named to the 2023 Super Lawyers New York Metro Top Women list. She was named to the 2022 New York Metro Rising Stars List in the area of Schools and Education. Attorneys are nominated and evaluated by their peers or ident...
Congratulations to Erin Lue-Hing, Margaret Goodman, and Daniel Parise for getting admitted to the bar yesterday at the Appellate Division Second Department! They are welcome additions to the practice. We are proud to have them with us!
We are pleased to announce that the firm will be participating in Touro's Annual School Law Conference 2023. Speakers and topics are listed below: Who's Looking When You're Not: Cybersecurity and Data ProtectionMatthew Mehnert Everybody Hurts: Mental Health - Post COVIDLisa Hutchinson Ch-Ch-Ch...
We are pleased to announce that Frank G. Barile of our firm was interviewed for a new LRP Special Ed Connection article, providing insight on how to plan for one-to-one aide support fading in an IEP. Special Ed Connection subscribers can read Mr. Barile's interview here.
Partner Erin O'Grady-Parent will be presenting on the steps and timelines relating to the annual budget vote and school board election, as well as “hot topics” including the latest information regarding absentee voting and military ballots. This webinar will be streamed by ASBO New York. More de...
We are pleased to announce that partners Christopher F. Mestecky & Christopher W. Shishko will present on Addressing Formal Processes For Employee Concerns - Certificated and Civil Service, for the Long Island Association of School Business Administrators at the Western Suffolk BOCES Conference C...
Guercio and Guercio, LLP is pleased to announce that all of our law clerks have passed the NYS Bar Examination. Congratulations to Douglas Brady, Mary Crisafulli, Ryan Goldberg, Margaret Goodman and Daniel Parise.
Partners Christopher Mestecky, Lisa Hutchinson, and Erin O'Grady-Parent presented at the October 2022 New York State School Boards Conference.
We are pleased to share that our firm recently received a pro bono service to the education community award
We are pleased to share that our firm recently received a pro bono service to the education community award from the Long Island Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Partner Christopher F. Mestecky will be presenting on “Collective Bargaining- What is New? What Remains the Same?”
Partner Christopher F. Mestecky will be presenting on “Collective Bargaining – What is New? What Remains the Same?” at the Pre-Convention School Law Seminar for the New York State School Boards Association.
Guercio & Guercio is pleased to announce that Partners Anthony J. Fasano and Ashley C. Pope, as well as Associate Attorney Frank Barile, have been named “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers for 2022. Attorneys are nominated and evaluated by their peers or identified based on certain honors, results or...
Partners Lisa Hutchinson and Ashley Pope present for LIASCD (Long Island Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) Annual Fall Conference on October 7, 2022
This presentation will provide an overview of recent legal developments affecting school districts and BOCES, including legal updates related to student supervision and discipline, federal and state regulatory updates, labor & employment issues, and current legal issues impacting school district ...
Partners Erin M. O’Grady-Parent and John Sheahan will present on Grievance and Arbitration Tactics at the 2022 Annual Summer Convention
Partners Erin M. O'Grady-Parent and John Sheahan will present on Grievance and Arbitration Tactics at the 2022 Annual Summer Convention hosted by MASLA (Management Advocates for School Labor Affairs) on July 18, 2022. For more information about the conference, please visit https://nysmasla.wildap...
Partner Erin M. O’Grady-Parent will present on the Increase in FOIL Requests at the 2022 Summer Law Conference
Partner Erin M. O'Grady-Parent will present on the Increase in FOIL Requests at the 2022 Summer Law Conference hosted by NYSSBA (New York School Board Association) on July 21, 2022. For more information about the conference, please visit https://www.nyssba.org.
On June 4, 2022, Partner Anthony J. Fasano will present on the Child Victims Act at the 2022 School Attorney Law Conference hosted by the New York State Association of School Attorneys in conjunction with the New York State School Boards Association.
Partner Erin M. O'Grady-Parent will present a Legal Update at the 2022 Annual Education Summit hosted by ASBO New York (Association of School Business Officials) on June 7, 2022. For more information about the conference, please visit https://www.asbonewyork.org.
Partners Lisa Hutchinson and Ashley Pope present for LIASCD (Long Island Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) Annual Spring Conference on March 4, 2022
This presentation will provide an overview of recent legal developments affecting school districts and BOCES, including legal updates related to COVID-19, the Open Meetings Law, student discipline, diversity, equity, and inclusion, employment, and school funding.