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James Munnelly

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“James Munnelly is an Associate of Sand and Saidel, P.C. in the Corporate Practice Group. His primary focus is in Special Education matters.

He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Elizabethtown College and then went on to complete his Juris Doctorate at Widener University School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Munnelly served as President of the Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society, was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society, and completed an internship with the Chester County District Attorney’s Office as a Certified Legal Intern.

Prior to joining Sand and Saidel, Mr. Munnelly worked for nearly a decade in litigation and education law practice in the Philadelphia area. He has experience litigating a variety of matters, including but not limited to, criminal law, special education due process hearings, employment matters, charter school transportation issues, charter school non-renewal hearings, and charter school funding matters before administrative agencies, the Courts of Common Pleas, the Commonwealth Court, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Munnelly has significant experience in special education law, student and employee discipline matters, and Title IX. Mr. Munnelly has conducted internal investigations for charter school clients on Title IX and other employment matters, and has facilitated training events for school clients on Title IX/student discipline.

Mr. Munnelly has been a presenter at the Education Law Association annual conference for multiple years on school safety and Title IX.”

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