Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Tom Perez and former Congressman Tony Coelho head the list of distinguished law professors, practitioners, and advocates who will discuss the concepts of equality and difference as they relate to the disabled in employment, education, medical treatment, and access to technology. With an expanded format to incorporate workshops, the 2010 symposium will provide more time for discussion, collaboration, and networking.
2010 plenary session presenters: Adrienne Asch, Director, Center for Ethics, Yeshiva University; Dan Brock, Director, Division of Medical Ethics, Harvard Medical School; Richard Brown, Chief Judge, Wisconsin Court of Appeals; David Ferleger, Esquire, Law Office of David Ferleger; Dan Goldstein, Partner, Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP; Andrew Imparato, President and CEO, American Association of People with Disabilities; Leslie Seid Margolis, Managing Attorney, Education Unit, Maryland Disability Law Center; Mark Weber, Vincent dePaul Professor of Law, DePaul University College of Law.
2010 workshop facilitators: Charles Brown, Director, Volunteer Lawyers for the Blind, American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults; Ira Burnim, Legal Director, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law; Claudia Center, Senior Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society Employment Law Center; Marc Charmatz, Senior Attorney, National Association of the Deaf; Robert Dinerstein, Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Programs, American University Washington College of Law; Eve Hill, Senior Vice President, Burton Blatt Institute; Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum, Partner, Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP; Christopher Kuczynski, Esquire, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Jennifer Mathis, Deputy Legal Director, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law; Ruby Moore, Executive Director, Georgia Advocacy Office, Inc.; Ari Ne'eman, President, Autistic Self-Advocacy Network; Steven Schwartz, Executive Director, Center for Public Representation.
A limited number of scholarships to cover the registration fee will be available to individuals with demonstrated financial need.
Lou Ann Blake, JD
Law Symposium Coordinator
Jacobus tenBroek Library
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
200 East Wells Street
at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
Telephone: 410-659-9314, ext. 2221
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