Staff Members

Rosa Lee Bichell

Rosa Lee Bichell joined Disability Rights Advocates in 2019 as a Justice Catalyst Fellow. Ms. Bichell received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2019 and her B.S. magna cum laude from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in 2015. During law school, she represented people seeking asylum and other forms of immigration relief […]

Tami Hamalian

I am a senior paralegal with Starbucks Corporation based in Seattle, Washington and handle litigation cases that include personal injury, commercial, real estate, class action, ADA and discrimination. Prior to moving to Seattle with my husband in 1994, I worked in Los Angeles for 7-years both in the entertainment and legal fields and although born […]

Jessie Agatstein

Jessie Agatstein joined Disability Rights Advocates in 2018 as a DRA Fellowship Attorney.  Ms. Agatstein received her J.D. from Yale Law School, and her M.C.P. and B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Before joining DRA, she clerked for the Honorable Marsha S. Berzon of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and […]

Andrea Kozak-Oxnard

Andrea Kozak-Oxnard joined Disability Rights Advocates in 2018 as a DRA Fellowship Attorney. In 2019, she became a staff attorney. She departed DRA in 2021. Ms. Kozak-Oxnard received her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was recognized as a James Kent Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and her B.A. magna cum laude […]

Abby Yim

Abby Yim has served as Executive Director of the nonprofit disability services provider, Integrated Community Services, since August 2015. Abby also currently serves as the Chair of the Legislative Committee of Service Providers that advise Golden Gate Regional Center. Abby has a passion for connecting the sectors in her advocacy and disability justice work, drawing […]

Torie Atkinson

Torie Atkinson joined Disability Rights Advocates in 2018 as a Staff Attorney. Prior to joining DRA, Ms. Atkinson clerked for the Hon. Judge Eric N. Vitaliano in the Eastern District of New York before working at Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division as an Honors Trial Attorney in the Employment Litigation Section. There, she litigated […]

Allison May

Allison May is a retired attorney and former law partner at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP in the Consumer Financial Services Practice Group in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where she counseled clients on credit card and payment systems transactions and transactions designed to leverage intellectual property and information technology within the financial services industry. She […]

Srin Madipalli

Srin Madipalli is a technology entrepreneur, executive and investor. Srin founded Accomable, a travel platform for people with disabilities, which was acquired by Airbnb in November 2017. Following the acquisition, Srin created and led Airbnb’s new accessibility team. Srin is from London, UK and previously practiced as an attorney at a leading international law firm […]