News and Events

Lyons & Rogers' Lunch & Learn Seminars 2019 Post-Secondary Transition Services: Where Are We Now?

Lyons & Rogers, LLC hosted special educators from across Massachusetts at two Lunch & Learn Seminars in April 2019. The seminars provided an in-depth analysis of current legal issues regarding compliance and implementation of post-secondary transition services for students with disabilities. Topics included: lessons learned from case law, creating defensible transition plans, and practical strategies for negotiating and resolving transition and graduation disputes. For more information about future seminars and other upcoming events, please contact us at:

Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) School Law Conference 2019

Catherine Lyons will Co-Chair the 19th annual Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) School Law Conference on March 29, 2019, moderating panels on "Do’s and Don’ts for Attorneys, Advocates, and Administrators" and "Hot Topics in Education Law." For more information please see

Youth at Risk Conference 2019

Catherine Lyons will present at the annual Youth at Risk (YAR) Conference on May 31, 2019 at Salem State University. YAR is an annual all-day conference for professionals working with at-risk youth in a variety of settings and organizations (family, community, educational, religious, healthcare, human service, recreational and legal). Attendees included social workers, psychologists, youth counselors, family therapists, educators, school adjustment counselors, guidance counselors, community and public health workers, program managers, agency and organization CEO's, police officers, juvenile court personnel, lawyers, and volunteers. More information about YAR 2019 is available at or contact [email protected]

Lyons & Rogers' Special Education Summits

Thank you to all who joined us at one of our Special Education Summits this fall! Over 450 educators from 96 school districts and collaborative programs attended. Sessions included, Just What the Doctor Ordered: Educating Students with Significant Healthcare Needs, Case Law Year in Review, When to Hold 'Em and When to Fold 'Em: Twenty Tips for Resolving Special Education Disputes, and Things to Know Before You Go. For more information about the 2019 Summits and other upcoming events, please contact us at: