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 Hard of Hearing Bar Association

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 corporate vice president, and last

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 efforts. Thank you for supporting

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 AmazonSmile charity, you are supporting

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, 2020 Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00

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 never forget and those whose

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, becoming the first attorney to

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 Commission, Chicago, Illinois Kristy L. Avino, Attorney, McCarter &