Tuesday, December 20, 2005

NDSS Announcement


American Bar Association President Michael Greco, the ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will host the first National Conference on the Employment of Lawyers with Disabilities on Monday evening, May 22, 2006, and all day Tuesday, May 23, 2006, at the Renaissance Washington Hotel in Washington, D.C. The Department of Justice, major law firms, and disability organizations are participating in the Conference.

Former Attorney General of the United States and Governor of Pennsylvania, Dick Thornburgh, will be the Keynote Speaker on the first evening.
Topics for the Conference Include:

* Is Disability Diverse or Just Different?
* Does It Pay to Hire Lawyers with Disabilities?
* Best Practices in Law Firms

Invitations and registration information for the Conference will be disseminated in late February 2006 and posted at http://www.abanet.org/disability. To obtain additional information about the conference or to register, please contact Michael Stratton at 202-662-1571.


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