Dedicated to the highest quality representation of Children and Adults with Special Needs and Their Families
The attorneys at Parles Rekem, LLP are well respected in the disabilities community and known for their participation as speakers at professional workshops and conferences. In addition, they are frequent lecturers at community organizations and parent groups throughout the State. The firm’s attorneys are known for their expertise in counseling and representing individuals with disabilities and their families in the areas of early intervention, special
education, transition and adult services, residential placements, insurance coverage, reasonable accommodations, guardianships, bullying and disciplinary issues and special needs trusts.They offer expertise in guardianships for both individuals who have developmental disabilities or lifelong impairments, as well as those who become disabled as the result of an accident or medical malpractice. They have worked successfully to create and implement comprehensive strategies to protect bullied children.
In addition, they have appeared in media broadcasts, including One-on-One with Steve Adubato, Nightline and ABC's World News Tonight. The Firm’s attorneys have served as Trustees for several non-profit organizations dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities. Their compassion, patience and knowledge enable them to navigate the many processes and systems and to effectively advocate for appropriate services for their clients.
LISA MCCAULEY PARLES
Lisa Parles is the mother of an adult son with Autism. She has been representing children and families for more than 20 years.
DENISE DIMSON REKEM
Denise Rekem is the mother of 3 sons and has been a fierce advocate for parents of children with a variety of special needs for more than 5 years.
Sheryl Suter has been a legal secretary and paralegal for more than 40 years and has worked in the areas of special education and disabilities law for more than 8 years. She served on the Hillsdale Board of Education for 12 years both as a Trustee and Vice-President and has volunteered for organizations in the disabilities community throughout the years.