Together with other members and associates in the firm, Stephanie M. Roebuck represents numerous public school districts as General Counsel, Labor Counsel and Special Education Counsel in Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties, NY. She regularly handles school litigation matters in both state and federal courts, appeals to the Commissioner of Education, impartial special education hearings under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Education Law, employee disciplinary proceedings pursuant to the Education Law and Civil Service Law and discrimination and/or retaliation claims before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and State Division of Human Rights. She also represents school districts and other municipalities with regard to labor relations from negotiation of labor contracts for all types of bargaining units to improper practice proceedings and arbitrations. Ms. Roebuck joined Keane & Beane in 1998 from a law firm in Rochester, NY.
Ms. Roebuck has been an Adjunct Professor teaching graduate level course on school law at various institutions in Westchester. She has been a frequent lecturer at various conferences and seminars on labor and employment law and education law issues, including “Transgender Individuals in the Schools” (New York State School Boards Association 2016); Sexual Misconduct on Campus (Westchester Women’s Bar Association 2016); The Every Students Succeeds Act (New York State Council of School Superintendents 2016); Emotional Disabilities and Anxiety in Youth: Parent and School Partnerships that Work (Lower Hudson Valley Special Education Task Force 2015).
Ms. Roebuck is a former Member of the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of the Hudson Valley and was its Corporate Secretary from 2003 to 2007.
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