Attorneys and Advocates

  • Rosemary Maher
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  • Leah Snyder Batchis
    Leah is a tireless advocate for the rights of children and adults with special needs.  Leah is skilled at developing creative solutions to complicated and sensitive problems in special education, school discipline, guardianship and public benefits matters. Her special education law practice at Batchis Nestle & Reimann includes counseling and litigation under The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section Continue Reading
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  • Jennifer Nestle
    A highly skilled special education attorney and the mother of two young children, Jennifer Nestle brings a unique and compassionate perspective to her representation of children and their families.  Her clients at Batchis & Nestle benefit from her prior experience representing both parents and The School District of Philadelphia. Jennifer’s special education law work at Batchis & Nestle includes counseling and litigation Continue Reading
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  • Nicole Reimann
    Before joining Batchis Nestle & Reimann, Nicole was a partner at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis in Philadelphia, where she was a commercial litigator for more than 25 years. Nicole is a highly skilled courtroom lawyer with extensive experience trying cases to verdict before judges and juries in federal and state court. Nicole also has extensive experience in mediation with Continue Reading
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  • Courtney Donovan
    A special education teacher for more than 30 years, as well as the mother of a deaf young man with autism, Courtney is uniquely qualified to help parents understand and advocate for their children's special education rights. In her more than 30 years working in Pennsylvania public schools, Courtney taught students with learning, social and behavioral differences, participated as the Continue Reading
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  • Jessica Freid
    Jessi is a terrific lawyer. She brings her legal training and experience in advocating for others in her previous positions to her advocacy and legal research. She provides invaluable research and logistical support at all phases of the firm’s representation of parents and children. Jessi is a 2010 graduate of Rutgers-Camden School of Law. She is admitted to the bar Continue Reading
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