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Best Practices in Representing Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Clients
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 6:30 pm-8:00 pm


This CLE program will provide an introduction to critical issues surrounding the representation of deaf and hard-of-hearing clients, including: accommodations laws; deaf education and culture; American Sign Language; hiring and using interpreters; access technology; and ethical considerations. The program is designed to educate, create, and launch a cohort of attorneys interested in representing this special community in a variety of different legal settings.

Moderators: BRUCE J. GITLIN, Founder and Executive Director, The New York Center for Law and Justice; JUDITH A. SCHECHTER, Teacher, Lexington School for the Deaf

Speakers: TERESA A. CURTIN, Weitz & Luxenberg; JO ANNE SIMON, The Law Office of Jo Anne Simon

Sponsored by:
Committee on Legal Issues Affecting People with Disabilities, James Weisman, Chair

For more information and to register, please contact Bruce Gitlin at bgitlin@lawjusticecenter.org, T: (212) 757-2800 F: (212) 757-7042.