|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
Committee on Legal Issues Affecting People with Disabilities, James Weisman, Chair
For more information and to register, please contact Bruce Gitlin at firstname.lastname@example.org, T: (212) 757-2800 F: (212) 757-7042.