New Jersey (908) 242-3635 | New York (914) 902-5918 | Michigan (248) 469-4920
Attorneys working with families in a wide range of legal matters such as estate planning, employment discrimination, and civil rights complaints, with a special focus on Special Education disputes, and advocacy including claims under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”), and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as in disciplinary matters, arrests, criminal prosecution of students, bullying claims, guardianship & special needs planning.  Barger & Gaines also represents families in Real Estate transactions.

New York | (914) 902-5918
830 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591

New Jersey | (908) 242-3635

149 Avenue At The Common, Suite 1
Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

Michigan | (248) 469-4920

39572 Woodward Avenue, Suite 201
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304


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B&G Opens Michigan Office

Special Education Law Firm Barger & Gaines Opens Michigan Office


Colorado District Rules in Endrew F. Case

On February 12, 2018, the Honorable Lewis T. Babcock, U.S.D.J. issued a decision in the matter of Endrew F. v. Douglas Cty. Sch. Dist. RE 1.  As is well-know, the United States Supreme Court ruled on the Endrew F. matter in March 2017 and remanded the case to the 10th Circuit.

The 10th Circuit remanded the cases to the United District Court for the District of Colorado for further proceedings, and Judge Babcock issued a decision in favor of the Petitioners.

Judge Babcock’s decision can be found here:

In relevant part, Judge Babcock ruled:

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Upcoming Events

February 26, 2019 – Legal Remedies If Your Child Struggles in School

Giulia M. Frasca Esq., will present a workshop at The Huntington Learning Center on Legal Remedies If Your Child Struggles in School.  The workshop will include a discussion about RTI, IEP’s, 504 Plans, FAPE and how to get it.  Q&A will follow.

Date/Time: February 26, 2019 at 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Location: Huntington Learning Center, 808 Union Street, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY

RSVP: or call 646-891-7103


March 9, 2019 – COPAA’s 21st ANNUAL CONFERENCE: New Orleans, LA

Robert M. Tudisco Esq. will present, with collaborating attorneys, at COPAA’s 21st Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA, on A View From The Inside: Special Education Attorneys with Disabilities.  Two practicing special education attorneys and one law student aspiring to be a special education attorney share their experiences having three disabilities commonly seen in special education; Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, and Dyslexia. They will share their experiences growing up with disabilities, their experiences in the education system, and how it informs their work.

Date/Time: March 9, 2019, Breakout Session 1, 10:45pm – 12:15pm

Location: Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana  70130

Contact: Marcie Hipple,, 844-426-7224 Ext. 701