Kevin Knestrick

Position: Senior Staff Attorney
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Portrait of Kevin Knestrick
Portrait of Kevin Knestrick

Kevin Knestrick rejoined Disability Rights Advocates in 2022 as a Senior Staff Attorney, after holding a variety of attorney positions at DRA from 2003-2014.  During that time, Mr. Knestrick litigated numerous class actions on behalf of people with disabilities before federal and state courts and the EEOC, with a focus on employment, transportation, and health care.

Between 2015-2021, Mr. Knestrick operated the Federal Pro Se Program for the nonprofit organizations Asian Law Alliance and Law Foundation of Silicon Valley.  In that capacity, Mr. Knestrick provided limited scope legal advice to self-represented litigants with pending civil cases in the Northern District of California’s San Jose Division.  He also facilitated the appointment of pro bono counsel for limited and full scope representation opportunities of pro se litigants, at the Court’s direction.

Mr. Knestrick is a graduate of Stanford University (1996) and University of California’s Hastings College of the Law (2003).

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