Drummond Woodsum Attorneys at Law

Portland, ME        207.772.1941
Portsmouth, NH        603.433.3317
Manchester, NH        603.716.2895
Lebanon, NH        603.448.2221
800.727.1941



JEANNE M. KINCAID

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603.433.3317 Ext. 203 Phone
603.433.5384 Fax

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501 Islington Street, Suite 2C
Portsmouth, NH 03801-6891


Assistant: Paula Foley




PRACTICE AREAS

Employment & Labor
Higher Education
School & Education
Disability Law Special Education

EDUCATION

University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 1982

Trenton State College, B.A. , 1975


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Maine
New Hampshire
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire

MEMBERSHIPS

Maine State Bar Association

National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)

New Hampshire Council of School Attorneys

New Hampshire Bar Association



PRACTICE AREAS

Employment & Labor
Higher Education
School & Education
Disability Law Special Education

EDUCATION

University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 1982

Trenton State College, B.A. , 1975


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Maine
New Hampshire
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire

MEMBERSHIPS

Maine State Bar Association

National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)

New Hampshire Council of School Attorneys

New Hampshire Bar Association



Jeanne Kincaid is a nationally known disability lawyer and consultant, representing colleges and universities nationwide and public and independent schools regionally on a host of disability and special education issues, including the physical accessibility requirements imposed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act.

Jeanne has been a special education hearing officer and mediator for the State of New Hampshire, and has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of New Hampshire's Graduate School of Education, Antioch University and the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center).

Jeanne worked in an advisory capacity with AHEAD, a national organization whose membership consists of higher education staff that coordinate services for students with disabilities. She has held staff attorney positions with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, the Oregon Department of Education, and served as a hearing officer for the Oregon Bureau of Labor and the New Hampshire Department of Education. She has been a contributing author to "Section 504, the ADA and the Schools" and "Disability Compliance for Higher Education."

Jeanne represents institutions of higher education before the Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice. She has an active practice serving in a consulting capacity to the Office of General Counsel for numerous private universities throughout the country. An engaging presenter whose improvisational comedic background affords participants a unique approach to understanding complex legal issues, Jeanne has shared her expertise in dynamic presentations on hundreds of campuses from coast to coast.

AWARDS

  • Martindale Hubbell, BV Distinguished
Jeanne Kincaid is a nationally known disability lawyer and consultant, representing colleges and universities nationwide and public and independent schools regionally on a host of disability and special education issues, including the physical accessibility requirements imposed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act.

Jeanne has been a special education hearing officer and mediator for the State of New Hampshire, and has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of New Hampshire's Graduate School of Education, Antioch University and the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center).

Jeanne worked in an advisory capacity with AHEAD, a national organization whose membership consists of higher education staff that coordinate services for students with disabilities. She has held staff attorney positions with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, the Oregon Department of Education, and served as a hearing officer for the Oregon Bureau of Labor and the New Hampshire Department of Education. She has been a contributing author to "Section 504, the ADA and the Schools" and "Disability Compliance for Higher Education."

Jeanne represents institutions of higher education before the Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice. She has an active practice serving in a consulting capacity to the Office of General Counsel for numerous private universities throughout the country. An engaging presenter whose improvisational comedic background affords participants a unique approach to understanding complex legal issues, Jeanne has shared her expertise in dynamic presentations on hundreds of campuses from coast to coast.

AWARDS

  • Martindale Hubbell, BV Distinguished
NEWS

Itís Official! Drummond Woodsum Portsmouth Attorneys Move to a New Office
July 30, 2018

Despite Legal Uncertainty, Itís Time to Think about the Accessibility of Your Campusís Website and other Technology
November 9, 2017

ARTICLES

Who Walks the Dog? Legal Update on Service Animals in Schools
Spring 2016

Who Walks the Dog? Legal Update on Service Animals in Schools
Spring 2016

Review Consent Decree for Guidance on Assistance Animals
November 1, 2015

Keeping Abreast of Nondiscrimination in the Technology Era
Winter 2015

PRESENTATIONS

Challenges and Trends in Disability Services for Students and Employees
May 31, 2018


Students Who Pose a Threat of Self-Harm: What Can Institutions Do?
February 8, 2018


504 Training for College Coordinators
November 14, 2017


Recent Legal Issues and Current Trends Facing Higher Education Institutions, Including Web Accessibility Complaints
October 6, 2017








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