Working from home before it was cool…

Working from home has been a reasonable accommodation for some people with disabilities. Now that the coronavirus makes working from home a best practice, employers that gave these accommodations find they are better prepared. Read more… https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/disabled-people-have-worked-remotely-for-years-and-theyve-got-advice-for-you-and-your-bosses-/2020/03/17/f99dfd54-67d1-11ea-b313-df458622c2cc_story.html

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The Peacock That Roared…

In addition to speaking last year at our annual event, Carolyn Ladd wrote an article for us and the KCBA. It can be found at: https://www.kcba.org/For-Lawyers/Bar-Bulletin/PostId/1053/what-qualifies-as-a-service-animal It’s also reproduced with pemission below: THE PEACOCK THAT ROARED:  WHAT QUALIFIES AS A SERVICE ANIMAL?             In January 2018, a passenger tried to board a United Airlines flight…… Continue reading The Peacock That Roared…

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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…… Continue reading Joint mentoring

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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)…… Continue reading The 3rd Annual Washington Attorney with Disabilities Association and Washington State Bar Association Reception

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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…… Continue reading Loyola Launches Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy & Innovation

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

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