Janne Reisch

Janne Reisch is an associate in our Providence office.  She focuses on  education matters — including special education — as well as family law. She frequently works with and presents to school districts on topics of mandatory reporting requirements, progressive discipline for personnel, 504 and IEP issues, immigration and residency matters.

See her recent BLOG post on Shifting Immigration Policies & Rules For Schools.

Additionally, Janne is often hired by child guardians to represent children in immigrant issues in family court.

In her prior practice, Janne protected the rights of special education children and their parents in various venues including Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings and hearings at the Department of Education.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Janne had a  successful  career in the diagnostics and pharmaceutical industry.  She is a chemical engineer and, most recently, worked in quality control at a large pharmaceutical company.

Active in her community, Janne serves on the Board of Directors of the Jonnycake Center in Westerly, Rhode Island, and is Chair of its Governance Committee. She also serves as Secretary of the South County Chapter of the League of Women Voters.

BAR ADMISSIONS:

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
State of Connecticut
State of Rhode Island
United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Rhode Island Bar Association

EDUCATION:

University of Massachusetts, School of Law, summa cum laude, 2015
Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY, A.S. Business Administration, 2002
FH Fresenius, Wiesbaden, Germany, M.S. Chemical Engineering, 1992