[NFBWATlk] Upcoming Panel Discussion at Seattle U Law

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Thu Jan 26 15:49:48 UTC 2023

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Disability At Work - A Panel Discussion
What: Join us for a one-hour panel discussion featuring three outstanding legal professionals who will share how they have navigated disability in the law school setting, the workplace, and beyond. Walk away with practical advice about the disclosure process, reasonable accommodations, and self-advocacy.
When: Thursday, January 26 from 12-1pm Pacific Time
Where: Join in person at Seattle University School of Law - Sullivan Hall - Room C5 or via Zoom

Meeting ID: 926 8818 2072
Passcode: 819516

About the Speakers
AJ Link (he/him) is openly autistic. He received his JD from The George Washington University Law School and his LL.M in Space Law at the University of Mississippi School of Law. He is the inaugural director of The Center for Air and Space Law Task Force on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Aerospace and an adjunct professor of space law at Howard University School of Law. AJ is the Communications Director for AstroAccess and works as a research director for the Jus Ad Astra project. He serves as the Space Law and Policy Chair for Black in Astro and was the founding president of the National Disabled Law Students Association. He also helped found the National Disabled Legal Professionals Association and is a commissioner on the American Bar Association Commission on Disability Rights.

AJ is a policy analyst for the Autistic Self Advocacy Network. He has been actively involved with disability advocacy in the Washington, DC area and nationally within the United States. He serves on several advisory boards and steering committees that focus on disability advocacy and broader social justice movements.
Christina Farno (she/her) graduated from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California, where she served as Chief Technical Editor for law review. She is a subject-matter expert in accessibility with experience in both corporate and the traditional legal context. Currently, Christina leads product accessibility compliance for Charter Communications out of Denver, Colorado. Christina is active in the disability community as both a member and advocate.
Conrad Reynoldson (he/him) is a power chair using attorney who earned a law degree from the University of Washington after graduating summa cum laude from Seattle Pacific University. He is a Blackstone Legal Fellow and is admitted to practice in front of the Ninth Circuit, as well as in Washington State and Federally in the Western and Eastern Districts. Conrad received a DO-IT Trailblazer award in 2012, the Carlson-Parker Award from Pacific Justice Institute in 2016, the Ron Adams Outstanding Advocate Award from the Northwest Access Fund in 2017, and the Public Service & Leadership Award, Young Lawyers Committee of Washington State Bar Association in 2018.

Conrad founded a 501(c)(3) nonprofit disability rights law firm in Seattle named Washington Civil & Disability Advocate in 2017 to advocate for the disability community in Washington state and beyond through systemic litigation, education, and legislative advocacy. Conrad currently also serves as a Commissioner on the Washington Advisory Committee to the US Commission on Civil Rights and is an at large board member of the Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association.

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