Shifra Tarica Joins Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC

Posted October 17, 2021

  • Shifra Tarica Joins Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC

Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC welcomes Shifra Tarica as Of Counsel to the firm. Tarica concentrates her practice on education law, providing comprehensive general and special education representation to public boards of education and other educational institutions across the State.

Lester Taylor, Chair of the Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor Education Law Group, says, “Shifra is a great addition to our education law team. Her passion and vast experience in general and special education law are a terrific asset to our school clients.”

About Shifra Tarica

Tarica provides daily counsel on all areas of school law, including issues involving student discipline, student residency, civil rights, staff discipline and tenure rights, the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, the School Ethics Act, the Open Public Records Act, the Open Public Meetings Act, Board policy review and development, as well as employment and contract matters. She also handles matters arising under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Tarica routinely provides in-service training on a broad variety of school law and special education topics for school administrators, district personnel, and child study teams. She also conducts lectures and workshops for other organizations, including the New Jersey School Boards Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association.

She earned her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was selected to serve as the student speaker at the 2006 commencement ceremony. Prior to law school, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Stern College for Women with a degree in Psychology. Tarica is a member of the bars of the State of New Jersey and the State of New York. She is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

About Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC

Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC was founded in 1996 by New Jersey Governor James Florio after leaving public office and Michael J. Perrucci, well known as a litigation trial attorney in numerous million dollar federal and state cases.  With offices in Phillipsburg, Cherry Hill, and New Providence in New Jersey; Bethlehem and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and New York City, the firm is recognized as one of the fastest-growing law firms in the Tri-State area. The firm successfully represents public and private sector clients with legal strategy, government advocacy, and business solutions.

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