When New Jersey Family Magazine asked for Mom to Mom referrals for a good attorney they recieved these testimonials for Manes & Weinberg, Special Needs Lawyers:
- Ms. Manes: “She is efficient and direct.”
- Ms. Weinberg: “She listens, solves and executes very well.”
Grateful parents wrote:
“Thanks to you both for guiding us through the tricky and time consuming study team process. T. has finally received an IEP that is fair and representative of his needs. And despite the many struggles getting to this point, we’re actually excited and hopeful going into the next school year armed with it and our new found knowledge of his rights. We couldn’t imagine having to navigate the system without the two of you by our sides. How do people do it? Without their child getting cheated or short changed by the system? We can’t thank you enough!”
– Parents of T.T.
Satisfied parents wrote:
“It’s pretty clear that school districts have all the advantages when it comes to special ed law. So, parents need a legal team that not only knows the law, but also knows how to operate in a courtroom as well as negotiate behind the scenes. We started our case with a different attorney but we sensed pretty quickly that she lacked that combination of skills. A friend directed us to Beth Manes and Jessica Weinberg, who brought all of those elements to our case, which ultimately led to a fair resolution. When things seemed bleak, they kept our spirits up. On top of all that, they showed an understanding of what it means to be parents of a child with special needs. In other words, they “get it.” We can’t imagine that any other firm could have done a better job fighting for our son’s rights.”
– Parents of J.F.
“I originally approached Jessica Weinberg because I needed to find a special education attorney that would advocate for my son’s educational rights even when faced with insurmountable odds. Not only did she help to ensure that our local school district fund an appropriate placement and services for my son, but she smoothed the path while my son’s father and I didn’t always see eye to eye. In the end, her unique combination of compassion and vast knowledge helped get my son into a perfectly matched therapeutic boarding school. She held my hand throughout the very difficult process and was always available to answer my questions and concerns. I also spoke with Beth Manes on many occasions and have found her equally capable and caring. I would recommend Manes & Weinberg in a heartbeat to anyone who was considering their firm.”
-Parent of J.L.
Thankful parents wrote:
“We wanted to express our thanks for your help, counsel, patience and voice in support of getting our C.S. what he needs in school. We could not have done it without you and do very much appreciate your being his (our) advocate.”
– Parents of C.S.
“We would not be where we are today from a success standpoint if it weren’t for you and your team.”
– Parents of J.G.
“We hired Jessica and the law firm of Manes & Weinberg to represent us during a mediation with our school district. This was our first experience in this type of situation and we could not be more pleased with how it all went. We were in constant communication with Jessica and kept abreast of every aspect of our case as it moved forward. We were guided in a way that made it all simple to understand and never had any doubt that Jessica was looking out for our daughter’s best interests. We were so pleased with how the firm is run we are moving all of our business to Manes & Weinberg and looking forward to them representing us during our daughter’s guardianship and any needs we have for her trust. They truly are special needs lawyers and we feel so lucky to have found them.”
– Parents of M.G.
“As you know, the majority of the time people will write negative commentary rather than praise. I wanted to take the time to say a few kind words about Jessica Weinberg. I have been using Jessica for over a year and will continue to. She is exactly what you want in a special needs attorney. She knows the law inside and out, has extensive experience on both sides of the table, knows how to handle stubborn school districts and case managers, and can be gentle or tough when needed. She also knows how to handle parents (like myself) that were just so fed-up with there situation that needed to be reeled in so not to stir the pot too much. She is a pleasure to deal with, answers questions and calls in a timely manner. She really is awesome!”
– Parents of S.W.
“In spite of our child having some obvious educational deficiencies, the school system refused to provide the support necessary for him to thrive. The system’s pushback was, according to their testing he was performing at grade level. They ignored the fact that we were essentially educating him at home and that there was a disconnect between his test performance and IQ. Knowing we needed legal representation to get our son help, we consulted a family friend who was also a child advocate attorney and she suggested Jessica. Jessica has lived up to the recommendation, she convinced the school system to pay for out of district testing, the testing highlighted specific learning disabilities, then she leveraged the document learning deficiencies to secure an IEP. She has been a great advocate for our son.”
– Parents of J.C.
“Navigating through the complexities that is special education law is not easy. Trying to do it on your own is nearly impossible. My wife and I came to Manes and Weinberg hoping they could help us settle a dispute that arose between us and our local board of education. We could not be happier with that decision. Beth and her team have been amazing throughout this process, guiding us every step of the way, and ultimately getting our son the level of education he was legally entitled to. I would highly recommend that anyone needing avocation for their child consider speaking with Manes and Weinberg.”
– Parents of Z.O.