Support DHHBA While Shopping Online for Black Friday Deals and Holiday Gifts!

You can support the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) while shopping online for Black Friday deals and holiday gifts! Simply shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/82-3145179 and AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of all eligible purchases to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) at no cost to you. By choosing DHHBA as your… Continue reading Support DHHBA While Shopping Online for Black Friday Deals and Holiday Gifts!

Registration Now Open For DHHBA Judges’ Panel Webinar

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) is pleased to announce its inaugural webinar! The Judges’ Panel webinar will consist of five deaf and hard of hearing individuals whose experiences span the career of judges: from the application process; to judgeship; to retirement. CART and ASL interpretation will be provided. Date: Friday, October 30,… Continue reading Registration Now Open For DHHBA Judges’ Panel Webinar

DHHBA Statement on Police Brutality and Systemic Racism

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) Board of Directors denounces police brutality and systemic racism against Black individuals and the Black community. We are outraged by the senseless murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and many other victims before them. We mourn all the victims, those whose names we should… Continue reading DHHBA Statement on Police Brutality and Systemic Racism

Third Group of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Attorneys Sworn into United States Supreme Court Bar

On Wednesday, December 11, 2019, ten members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) were sworn in and admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court.  All members are deaf or hard of hearing attorneys. DHHBA President Rachel Arfa made the motion in American Sign Language (ASL) and Spoken English,… Continue reading Third Group of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Attorneys Sworn into United States Supreme Court Bar

Third Group of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Attorneys to be Sworn into United States Supreme Court Bar

On Wednesday, December 11, 2019, ten 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:         Azeema Akram, Administrative Law Judge, Illinois Commerce… Continue reading Third Group of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Attorneys to be Sworn into United States Supreme Court Bar

2020 DHHBA Conference Announcement

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) will hold its inaugural DHHBA Conference (DHHBACon) on June 29-30, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. DHHBACon will provide professional development and networking opportunities for deaf, hard of hearing, late-deafened, and deafblind judges, attorneys, law school graduates, paralegals, law students, and other legal… Continue reading 2020 DHHBA Conference Announcement

Past DHHBA President Anat Maytal Featured in Boston University School of Law Alumni Magazine

Past DHHBA President and current DHHBA member Anat Maytal was recently featured in Boston University School of Law’s alumni magazine, The Record, at http://www.bu.edu/law/2019/05/29/pushing-through, where you can learn about her impressive career accomplishments as well as her role in persuading the United States Supreme Court to allow electronic devices into their courtroom for the first time… Continue reading Past DHHBA President Anat Maytal Featured in Boston University School of Law Alumni Magazine

Legislation Introduced to Require DC Movie Theaters to Show Movies with Open Captions

District of Columbia Councilmember Charles Allen, along with three co-sponsors, recently introduced the Open Movie Captioning Requirement Act of 2018 to the Council of the District of Columbia. This legislation would require DC movie theaters to show movies with open captions. Many deaf and hard of hearing individuals have always found open captions – in… Continue reading Legislation Introduced to Require DC Movie Theaters to Show Movies with Open Captions