New Class of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Attorneys to be Sworn into United States Supreme Court Bar

On Wednesday January 17, 2018, eleven members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) will be sworn in and admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court. All members are deaf or hard of hearing attorneys. The participants are: Melissa Kubit Angelides, Assistant Director of Career Development, St. John’s University… Continue reading New Class of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Attorneys to be Sworn into United States Supreme Court Bar

Panel Discussion on Employing Individuals with Disabilities in Your Workplace

DHHBA President Anat Maytal organized at her law firm, Baker & Hostetler LLP, a panel discussion to be held at the New York Yankees Steakhouse in NYC on February 2nd titled “Removing Barriers to Work: A Panel Discussion on Employing Individuals with Disabilities in Your Workplace.” The distinguished panel members — including in-house counsel from Microsoft and… Continue reading Panel Discussion on Employing Individuals with Disabilities in Your Workplace

Historic Admission of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Attorneys to The U.S. Supreme Court Bar

By Reema Radwan, Esq. On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, a select group of twelve deaf and hard of hearing attorneys were sworn into the United States Supreme Court bar by Chief Justice John Roberts.  In a historic and thoughtful gesture receiving much press coverage, Chief Justice Roberts used American Sign Language from the bench by… Continue reading Historic Admission of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Attorneys to The U.S. Supreme Court Bar

DHHBA Board Elections Now Open

DHHBA is holding elections for the board positions of President, Secretary, Treasurer, National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Liaison, Alexander Graham Bell Association (AG Bell) Liaison, and Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Liaison. Each DHHBA member will receive an e-mail with an unique URL to take them to their online ballot to vote in the election.  DHHBA members will have… Continue reading DHHBA Board Elections Now Open