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More Students Join Class Action by Mental Health Coalition against Stanford University

  Berkeley, CA (July 16, 2018) – Three more students have joined a precedent-setting class action brought by Disability Rights Advocates (DRA) against Stanford University for violating the rights of students with mental health disabilities.  The lawsuit alleges that Stanford routinely responds to student mental health crises by barring students from campus and evicting them […]

Summer 2019 Law Clerk

Disability Rights Advocates Seeks 2Ls for Summer 2019 Law Clerk Positions With offices in California and New York, Disability Rights Advocates (DRA) is one of the leading nonprofit disability rights legal centers in the nation. DRA provides free legal representation to people with the full spectrum of disabilities in complex, system-change class-action cases.  Founded in […]

Class Action Lawsuit Alleges NYC Sidewalks Won’t Be Safe For Blind Pedestrians For 170 Years

  Photograph by Sarah Walkington, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 New York City, NY – June 27, 2018 – Disability Rights Advocates (“DRA”), on behalf of the American Council of the Blind of New York (“ACBNY”) and two individual plaintiffs, filed a landmark class action lawsuit today against the New York City Department of Transportation. According to the suit, New York City violates […]

Court Allows Disability-Discrimination Challenge to RV Ban to Go Forward

(Sacramento, CA – June 11, 2018) A U.S. District Court issued a ruling Friday denying San Diego’s motion to dismiss disability discrimination claims in a lawsuit that challenges the ticketing of homeless people in vehicles. The class action law suit, Bloom et al. vs. City of San Diego, filed in November of 2017, alleges that […]

Staff Attorney

Civil Rights Law Firm Seeks Litigator with 5+ Years of Experience DRA seeks a dynamic and motivated litigator with at least five years of experience, who shares our vision of creating a society that strives toward justice and fairness for all. Ideal candidates have experience in complex and class action litigation along with outstanding academic […]

Wolinsky Fellowship Attorney 2019

Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), a non-profit law firm advancing equal rights and opportunities for people with a wide range of disabilities, is setting precedents and challenging norms. Attorneys at DRA gain valuable experience in undertaking high-impact litigation while doing work that is meaningful and advances civil rights.  With offices in California and New York, we […]

Sponsored Fellowship Attorney 2019

Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), a non-profit law firm advancing equal rights and opportunities for people with a wide range of disabilities, is setting precedents and challenging norms. Attorneys at DRA gain valuable experience in undertaking high-impact litigation while doing work that is meaningful and advances civil rights.  With offices in California and New York, we […]

Litigation Assistant / Paralegal (NY)

Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), one of the leading nonprofit disability rights legal centers in the nation, is setting precedents and challenging norms. With offices in California and New York, we provide free legal representation in complex, system changing, class-action cases—achieving dramatic improvements for people with disabilities seeking access to government services and businesses, health care, […]

Litigation Assistant / Paralegal (CA)

Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), one of the leading nonprofit disability rights legal centers in the nation, is setting precedents and challenging norms. With offices in California and New York, we provide free legal representation in complex, system changing, class-action cases—achieving dramatic improvements for people with disabilities seeking access to government services and businesses, health care, […]

May 2018 E-Newsletter

In This Issue Re-Introducing Stuart Seaborn Our New Manhattan Office Sponsor DRA’s 25th Anniversary Gala Today! Impact Report Re-Introducing Stuart Seaborn DRA’s team is busier than ever tackling inequities and bringing about justice for people with disabilities across the nation. To help lead this charge in California, we’re thrilled to welcome Stuart Seaborn back to […]

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