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Jonathan Corchnoy

Jonathan Corchnoy

Law Offices of Jonathan S. Corchnoy
  • Education Law, Personal Injury, Elder Law
  • New Jersey, Pennsylvania
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Jonathan S. Corchnoy

has been practicing law for over 37 years in the Philadelphia metropolitan area and now has opened an office in Sarasota, Florida. He is licensed to practice law in Florida, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, is a member of The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA). Prior to coming to the Philadelphia area after graduating from law school, he clerked with the United States Department of Justice, Tax division. He is a 1981 graduate of American University’s Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C., and Allegheny College, in Meadville, PA. He spent his youth growing up in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

He is active in special education, personal injury, and elder law issues. He has had both six and seven figure verdicts. He has successfully litigated special education Due Process hearings, Incapacity hearings, and insurance disputes regarding a variety of issues. He has been involved in appellate litigation before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and the U. S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

He is active in helping parents of special needs children receive a free and appropriate public education as well as plan for their future personal and financial independence. He currently is a member of the Legal Services for Exceptional Children Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the School Law Committee of the New Jersey Bar Association. He has taught professional continuing education courses for COPAA (the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates), Lehigh University's Special Education Law Conference, Lorman Education Services, and the PA Bar institute's Exceptional Children's Conference. He was a volunteer AARP Driver Safety Instructor. He is the father of a gifted child and a special needs child.

Practice Areas
  • Education Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Elder Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, MasterCard, American Express
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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Pennsylvania
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3rd Circuit
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Professional Experience
Federal Arbitrator
U.S. District Court (E.D. PA.)
- Current
As appointed from time to time.
Owner and attorney
Law Offices of Jonathan S. Corchnoy
- Current
Private Law Practice
Common Pleas Arbitrator
Court Of Common Pleas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Current
As appointed from time to time.
Attorney
Law Office of Jerome Taylor
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Private Law Practice specializing in Plaintiff's Personal Injury
Attorney
Law Office of the Honorable David Cohen, Councilman-at-large of the City of Philadelphia
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Law Clerk
United State Department Of Justice Tax Division
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Law Clerk
Federal Trade Commission, Bureau Of Competition
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Education
American University Washington College of Law
J.D. (1981) | Law
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Allegheny College
B.S. (1978) | Economics
Honors: Departmental Honors, Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
Florida Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)
- Current
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New Jersey State Bar
School Law Committee
- Current
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Pennsylvania State Bar
Exceptional Children's Committee
- Current
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Philadelphia Bar Association
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Special Educaiton Laws Made Simple: Evaluaitns and Eligibility
National Business Institute
Motions Pleading in Federal Court
Exceptional Children's Conference 2012
Section 504
Lorman Education Services
The Effect Of “Persistent Dangerous Schools” Under NCLB On Section 1983 Claims For Damages And Denial Of FAPE Claims Under IDEIA
LKorman Education Services
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Florida Office
1990 Main Street
Suite 750
Sarasota, FL 34236
USA
Telephone: (941) 302-3754
Fax: (941) 217-4824
Philadelphia Office
1515 Market Street
Suite 1510
Philadelphia, PA 19102
USA
Telephone: (215) 266-7872
Fax: (941) 217-4824