Welcome (Back) to WADA

Welcome to the new blog/website for the Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association.   This space is dedicated to building a vibrant community of legal professionals with disabilities in Washington and beyond.   WADA-Web is also a platform for constructive dialogue with th larger legal and diversity community and for establishing WADA as a truly effective minority bar association.

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6 Responses to Welcome (Back) to WADA

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  2. reneelucia says:

    It looks like this is a totally new idea. I’ve been looking for forum to discuss disability and lawyering for a long time. The OSB has nothing right now.
    There are so many issues to discuss from how to run a successful practice with constant interruptions from your body and your doctors to client perception so available resources…..the list goes on and on. I came down with MS and stopped practicing. Would love to talk with others about how to reinvent yourself as a practicing lawyer.

    • stuarpix says:

      Hi — Glad you found us. We’re just getting this group off the ground again. There is also a national group that is being started up by folks that were actively involved in the National Association of Law Students with Disabilities. I’ve always had a disability, but I can still identifyiy with reinventing yourself — I spent just shy of a dozen years in private practice with large law firms and am just closing in on 3 years after reinventing myself as in-house counsel. What sort of law do you practice?

      • renee caubisens says:

        I was a public defender and for the past 11 years worked for the ctuir. I was the tribal public defender. Tribes are good at making accommodations for people, I just needed to deal with the medical issues full time so here I am, not sure what is next.

  3. I’m glad I found an organization with an emphasis on establishing, building and educating communities about disabilities while embracing a group of professionals who are eclectic with a diverse interest in the practice of law or professions.

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