The Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities Presents

Fifth Annual Special Education Law Conference & CLE

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Mississippi College School of Law

Jackson, Mississippi 


Mississippi College School of Law
151 East Griffith Street
Jackson, MS 39201


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Registration begins at 8:00 am              Conference begins at 9:00 am

Monday, July 16, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM CDT

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Speaker: Natasha Quiroga, Esquire

Natasha Quiroga is a nationally known advocate for parents and children and has vast expertise in special education law. Ms. Quiroga is the PREP Director and Senior Counsel for the Educational Opportunities Project of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in Washington, D.C., and directs the Parental Readiness and Empowerment that utilizes technology to empower parents across the country. She received her Juris Doctorate from American University and her Master's in International Politics with a concentration in Children and Youth Development from American University School of International Service. She received her B.B.A. in Marketing and B.A. in Plan II Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin. She is fluent in Spanish and is licensed to practice in New York and the District of Columbia. She is a 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholar

Speaker: Julian Miller, Esquire

Julian D. Miller is an associate with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in Jackson, Mississippi, and has a diverse civil litigation and appellate practice. Mr. Miller has a special interest in education law, and he has made a commitment to advancing the rights of children with disabilities. He has successfully represented clients in school disciplinary and special education matters around the state as part of the Mississippi Center for Justice’s Educational Opportunities Campaign. He received his Juris Doctor degree (cum laude) from the University of Mississippi and he received his undergraduate degree in government from Harvard College. He served as a law clerk for Mississippi Court of Appeals Presiding Judge T. Kenneth Griffis, Jr. and practiced at Butler Snow in Ridgeland before joining the Bradley firm.

Approved for 6.5 CLE hours (includes 1 hour of ethics)

Teachers .6 CEU hours (applied for)

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Registration Fee:

Attorneys (6.5 CLEs including 1 ethics hour) - $175

Non-Attorneys  - $150

Students (student ID required) - $75

Registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch. 

A limited number of stipends/scholarships available for parents of students with disabilities. Please indicate when you register if you are requesting a parent stipend.

Refund policy: Cancellations before June 30, 2019 are subject to a 50% cancellation fee. No refunds will be given after June 30, 2019. A substitute participant may be designated in place of a registrant who cannot attend.


Conference Sponsors








Kelly & Jim Blackwood

Jayne Buttross

Margaret Buttross Brinegar

Pam & Donald Dollar

 Giles & Associates

Lagniappe Foundation

Paul, Mandy & Ben Rogers

If your company, organization or agency would like to be a conference sponsor, contact us at 601-969-0601 or 

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