Jonathan S. Corchnoy
has been practicing law for over 32 years in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. He is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and other states upon Court approval (including Delaware), is a member of the Society of Certified Senior Advisors (CSA), and 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 helps teach professional continuing education courses for Lorman Education Services. He has volunteered as an AARP Driver Safety Instructer. He is the father of a gifted child and a special needs child.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2015||06/17/2016|
|Owner and attorney||Law Offices of Jonathan S. Corchnoy||2002 - Present|
|Federal Arbitrator||U.S. District Court (E.D. PA.)||2008 - 2015|
|Attorney||Law Office of Jerome Taylor||1985 - 2002|
|Common Pleas Arbitrator||Court Of Common Pleas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||1982 - 2015|
|Attorney||Law Office of the Honorable David Cohen, Councilman-at-large of the City of Philadelphia||1981 - 1985|
|Law Clerk||United State Department Of Justice Tax Division||1980 - 1981|
|Law Clerk||Federal Trade Commission, Bureau Of Competition||1979 - 1980|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Bar||Member||2015 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association, Appellate Advocacy Committee||Member||2013 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association, Children's Rights Committee||Member||2013 - Present|
|Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates||Member||2009 - Present|
|United States District Court for the District of New Jersey||N/A||2006 - Present|
|Camden County Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||Member School Law Committee||2006 - Present|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit||N/A||2005 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member of Exceptional Children's Committee||2003 - Present|
|United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania||Member||1981 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania||Member and Court Arbitrator||1981 - Present|
|Fisher v. Stafford Township BOE, No. 07-1891, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals||NJ District court opinion affirmed.|
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|Lorman Education Services publication||The Effect Of “Persistent Dangerous Schools” Under NCLB On Section 1983 Claims For Damages And Denial Of FAPE Claims Under IDEIA||2005|
|American University, Washington College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1981|
|Allegheny College||Economics||BS - Bachelor of Science||1978|
|Exceptional Children's Conference 2012||Motions Pleading in Federal Court||2012|
|Backpacks to Book Bags||Special Education Law||2012|
|Section 504 vs. the IDEA in Pennsylvania||Section 504||2006|
|Impact of the No Child Left Behind Act on Special Education in Pennsylvania||The Effect Of “Persistent Dangerous Schools” Under NCLB On Section 1983 Claims For Damages And Denial Of FAPE Claims Under IDEIA||2005|