[blindlaw] 2012 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium

Blake, Lou Ann LBlake at nfb.org
Tue Mar 6 13:35:34 UTC 2012

Eve Hill, Senior Counselor to Assistant Attorney General Tom Perez, Will Keynote

at the

2012 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium

Disability Identity in the Disability Rights Movement

April 19-20, 2012
at the
National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute
Baltimore, Maryland

Eve Hill, senior counselor to Assistant Attorney General Tom Perez at the United States Department of Justice, will be one of two keynote speakers at the 2012 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium. The symposium will consist of plenary sessions and workshops facilitated by distinguished law professors, practitioners, and advocates who will discuss topics such as: judicial perspectives on the presentation of disability cases, how to influence jurors' perception of disability, the impact of the ADA Amendments Act on employment cases, the role of identity in the disability rights movement, and disability discrimination in health care..

2012 plenary session presenters:

 *   Adrienne Asch, Edward and Robin Milstein Professor of Bioethics, Yeshiva University
 *   David Ball, jury consultant, Miller Malekpour & Ball
 *   Richard S. Brown, Chief Judge, Wisconsin Court of Appeals
 *   Brian East, senior attorney, Disability Rights Texas
 *   Katie Eyer, Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School
 *   Donovan W. Frank, U.S. District Judge, District of Minnesota
 *   Arlene S. Kanter, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence and Professor of Law, Syracuse University College of Law
 *   Peggy R. Mastroianni, legal counsel, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
 *   Jane Perkins, legal director, National Health Law Program
 *   Francis A. Polito, Chief Administrative Judge, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
 *   Silvia Yee, senior staff attorney, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund

2012 workshop facilitators:

 *   Michael Allen, partner, Relman, Dane & Colfax
 *   Robert Ardinger, president, Ardinger Consultants and Associates
 *   Charles Brown, director, Volunteer Lawyers for the Blind, American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults
 *   Michael Bullis, parent
 *   Matthew W. Dietz, principal, Law Offices of Matthew W. Dietz, P.L.
 *   Brian Dimmick, staff attorney, American Diabetes Association
 *   Senator Lisa A. Gladden, Maryland General Assembly
 *   Daniel F. Goldstein, partner, Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP
 *   Judith A. Gran, partner, Reisman Carolla Gran LLP
 *   Katy Kaplan, assistant director, Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of People with Psychiatric Disabilities
 *   Scott C. LaBarre, principal, LaBarre Law Offices, PC
 *   William J. Phelan, IV, partner, The Gowen Group Law Office PLLC
 *   Howard A. Rosenblum, Chief Executive Officer, National Association of the Deaf
 *   Jackie Simon, member, Equal Rights Center Board of Directors; broker/owner, Jackie Simon Homes, LLC
 *   Joyce Walker-Jones, senior attorney advisor, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Documentation for CLE credits will be provided.

Registration fee: $175
Student registration fee: $25

A limited number of scholarships to cover the registration fee will be available to individuals with demonstrated financial need.

To learn more about the symposium and symposium sponsorship opportunities, view the agenda, and register online, please visit http://www.nfb.org/nfb/Law_Symposium.asp.  You may also download from this Web site a registration form to mail or fax.  Hotel information is also available on the symposium Web site.

For additional information, contact:

Lou Ann Blake, JD
Law Symposium Coordinator
Jernigan Institute
200 East Wells Street
at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
Telephone: 410-659-9314, ext. 2221
E-mail: lblake at nfb.org<mailto:lblake at nfb.org>

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