Charles Weiner was admitted to practice in Pennsylvania in 1988 and has offices in Bucks County and Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.
His practice focuses on the representation of parents and their children who have special needs in education and school discipline throughout Pennsylvania. He also represents individuals with disabilities nationwide in obtaining accommodations in high stakes testing such as LSAT SAT, ACT, USMLE GRE, MCAT, GMAT and MBE. Charles has filed federal litigation against school districts and testing agencies, such as the Law School Admission Council, to secure the rights of people with disabilities. The Law Office also pursues matters involving disability discrimination by government entities, employers, restaurants, hotels and businesses. The firm also represents individuals whose civil rights have been violated by a governmental entity. Several cases have been the subject matter of news articles and Charles has been interviewed by Fox News, MSNBC and Time.
Prior to starting the Law Office of Charles Weiner, he was an associate at one of Philadelphia’s largest law firms where he litigated complex multi-district commercial matters and insurance disputes. He later served as counsel in the law departments of a large insurance/financial services company and a large banking institution. There he was responsible for litigation and litigation management, compliance, account holder relations, marketing and employment matters.
Charles has conducted numerous seminars and workshops on disability rights, the American with Disabilities Act, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 before various professional, advocacy and support groups. He received his J.D. in 1988 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and is a graduate of the Partners in Policy Making program of the Institute on Disabilities, Temple University. In 2014, Charles was appointed to the American Bar Association’s Commission on Disability Rights. Charles is active in several community organizations and has served on the board of directors of several non-profit organizations. He is a member of the Disability Rights Bar Association, Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, and the Association on Higher Education and Disability.