Joint mentoring

--------------------Joint MBA Mentorship Program------------------------ Come join us on March 3, 2020 at 6pm at Foster Garvey for the Joint MBA 2020 Mentorship Kick-Off Event!   Pre-registration required. Generously sponsored by: The Opportunity and Progress Council, Foster Garvey’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiative Hosted by: South Asian Bar Association of Washington (SABAW) In partnership with: Middle Eastern Legal Association of Washington (MELAW),Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association …

The 3rd Annual Washington Attorney with Disabilities Association and Washington State Bar Association Reception

Enabling People to Be Their Best Please Join Us for the 3rd Annual Washington Attorney with Disabilities Association and Washington State Bar Association Reception (CLE credit pending) Thursday, October 24 at 5 PM Register at: https://forms.gle/CvsYnPcsbX6XrpAh6 Opening Remarks: Jonathan Ko, President Washington Attorney with Disabilities Association and Washington State Bar Association Welcome (5:00 to 5:05) …

Loyola Launches Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy & Innovation

Former Democratic congressman and disability rights icon, Tony Coelho, donated $1 million to help found the Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy & Innovation at Loyola Marymount University (LMU). Coelho was a primary sponsor of the first version of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and he is a LMU alum. The Coelho Center has hopes …

Inspiring Federal Judge with MS Opens Doors for Young Attorneys and Others

you can accomplish a lot. Adapt and carry on."  Those are the watchwords of Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Ronald M. Gould, whose chambers are in the William Kenzo Nakamura U.S. Courthouse in Seattle. The good folks at administrative offices of the U.S. Courts have passed along the following great profile of Judge …

All Eyes on Wal-Mart!!!

With the prospective strike of employees on Black Friday looming over failed talks to unionize, Wal-Mart may face a major setback. However, Wal-Mart is not new to receiving such attention. Most individuals either know Wal-Mart for its competitive prices or low employee wages. In August 2012, Wal-Mart settled a case filed by the EEOC. In …

HIV/AIDS Employment and Health Status Discrimination

As a nation we have made great strides to increase knowledge and information amongst the populace concerning HIV/AIDS, however, there are still instances where people with HIV are denied or discriminated against due to their disability or health status.[1]   Both the ACLU and U.S. Department of Justice are taken measures to challenge both government …