Robert J. Pruchnik

Robert J. Pruchnik

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Practice Areas:

  • Estate Planning & Probate Administration
  • Simple Wills & Trusts
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Guardianships
  • Deed Transfers

Biography

Robert J. Pruchnik, admitted to the practice of law both in the State of New Jersey and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1994 following his graduation from the Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware, has nearly two decades of experience providing comprehensive legal services to both public and private sector clients, including but not limited to school districts throughout the State of New Jersey. Mr. Pruchnik's expertise includes all aspects of school district representation, including general counsel to local boards of education, personnel matters, special education matters, as well as contractual and financial matters.

Mr. Pruchnik concentrates his practice in the areas of school law, education law, administrative law, special education law, and public sector labor law. Since his admission to the practice of law in both the State of New Jersey and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1994, he has represented boards of education in all areas affecting their operations, including general legal counsel, collective bargaining, special education matters, and personnel matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Pruchnik served as the Assistant General Counsel for the Jersey City Public Schools, the second largest public school district in the State of New Jersey. From 1994 to 2006, Mr. Pruchnik was a member of the school law firm Kenney, Gross, Kovats, Pruchnik and Campbell located in Red Bank, New Jersey, representing numerous boards of education throughout the State of New Jersey.

In 2006, he joined the firm of Parker McCay in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, where he continued to represent numerous New Jersey school districts. Mr. Pruchnik routinely appears in hearings before the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law (OAL), and likewise appears in the following legal forums: New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, the Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC), the U.S. District Court of New Jersey, and the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR).