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 and to support fellow deaf

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.  Click here to

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. DAs a result, DHHBA has established the following process to request DHHBA participation: (1) Please review the following criteria that must be met for DHHBA participation:

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 However, rather than to write these strategies off as outdated, the opportunity may be in leveling up those strategies

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 on the DHHBA Education and

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