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I understand that no matter the issue, our clients want clarity, efficiency and effective outcomes. I therefore work to comprehend our clients’ goals and perspectives in order to attain the most beneficial outcome for them.

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Ms. Forney is an attorney experienced in education law primarily focused on special education, residency, disciplinary matters and general education issues.  She has previously counseled public school districts and boards of education on a variety of issues including student disciplinary matters, special education litigation, labor relations matters, and the development and implementation of school district policies. Ms. Forney also possesses significant experience in Family Law, Matrimonial Law and Mediation.

Prior to joining Spolzino Smith Buss & Jacobs, Ms. Forney’s practice concentrated in the fields of education, matrimonial, and family law as well as mediation. She helped school districts handle complex special education issues in IEP meetings and due process hearings. Ms. Forney served as an Attorney For the Child in Family Court in Westchester, Putnam and Orange County.  In addition to her Juris Doctorate and MBA, Ms. Forney has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a dual degree in Accounting and Spanish.   Ms. Forney has extensive background in youth development and mediation.

Ms. Forney is fluent in Spanish and sits on the Board of Directors of the Westchester Children’s Association.

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Westchester Women’s Bar Association
  • California Bar Association

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