DHHBA Webinar: Deaf Legal Talent Pipeline

In celebration of the 76th anniversary of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) will present a one-hour webinar featuring three deaf and hard of hearing attorneys, ranging from newly-minted to seasoned, who will share their experiences on using their influence within their own workplaces to generate opportunities… Continue reading DHHBA Webinar: Deaf Legal Talent Pipeline

DHHBA Joins Amicus Brief Filed with U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

On May 24, 2021, the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (“DHHBA”) joined with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (“ASAN”), the American Civil Liberties Union (“ACLU”), and thirty-two other advocacy organizations to file an amicus brief encouraging broad enforcement of civil rights laws protecting people from discrimination based on disability, race, religion, and sex.… Continue reading DHHBA Joins Amicus Brief Filed with U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

How to Request DHHBA Participation in Position Statements, Amicus Briefs, Rulemaking, and Legal Advocacy

DHHBA frequently receives requests to publish or sign on to position statements or advocacy letters, author or sign on to amicus briefs, submit rulemaking petitions or comments, and participate in legal advocacy and/or litigation. As a result, DHHBA has established the following process to request DHHBA participation: (1) Please review the following criteria that must… Continue reading How to Request DHHBA Participation in Position Statements, Amicus Briefs, Rulemaking, and Legal Advocacy

Brave New World: DHHBA Virtual Networking Webinar on March 30, 2021

A year into the global pandemic, as the world adapts to new ways of living and working, deaf and hard of hearing professionals face new communication challenges where many of the tried and true communication strategies are no longer as effective. However, rather than to write these strategies off as outdated, the opportunity may be… Continue reading Brave New World: DHHBA Virtual Networking Webinar on March 30, 2021

DHHBA Seeking Deaf or Hard of Hearing Logo Designer to Design DHHBA Logo

We are looking for an experienced logo designer who is deaf, hard of hearing, late-deafened, or otherwise has hearing loss to design a logo for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA). We need two versions of the logo – one in black and white, and one in color – provided in electronic… Continue reading DHHBA Seeking Deaf or Hard of Hearing Logo Designer to Design DHHBA Logo

Jefferson Cano Makes Generous Donation to DHHBA

Jefferson Cano, a minority-owned law firm in San Antonio, Texas, recently made a generous donation to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA). Their donation will enable DHHBA to host several webinars with American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters and Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services provided. Faye Kuo, a DHHBA member who serves… Continue reading Jefferson Cano Makes Generous Donation to DHHBA

DHHBA Urges SEC to Include Disability in Diversity Statistics for Nasdaq-Listed Companies

The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) recently proposed that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopt a rule change that would require all companies listed on Nasdaq’s U.S. stock exchange to publicly disclose diversity statistics of their board of directors. However, disability is not included in these diversity statistics. In response, the Deaf and… Continue reading DHHBA Urges SEC to Include Disability in Diversity Statistics for Nasdaq-Listed Companies

Introducing the 2021-2022 DHHBA Board of Directors

Members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) recently elected a new Board of Directors to serve two-year terms starting on January 1, 2021 pursuant to the DHHBA Bylaws. The new DHHBA Board consists of two federal government attorneys, one state government attorney, one federal government paralegal, an administrative law judge, a… Continue reading Introducing the 2021-2022 DHHBA Board of Directors

Facebook To Match Donations Made to DHHBA Today

Today, as part of GivingTuesday, Facebook is matching up to $7 million in donations made to nonprofit organizations including the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA). Please consider supporting DHHBA by making a GivingTuesday donation at https://www.facebook.com/donate/1296321767389349/2855637997872989. Whether it is $1 or $100, your donation will significantly contribute to DHHBA advocacy and outreach… Continue reading Facebook To Match Donations Made to DHHBA Today

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!