Perspectives of Blind Attorneys in North Carolina
Judicial Branch employees and officials, Disability Access Coordinators, attorneys, public
This training seeks expand awareness of the experiences, capabilities, perspectives, and accommodation practices of persons with visual impairments in relation to the North Carolina state courts. Participants will leave with an understanding of types of accommodations, technological developments, and other practices to better accommodate members of the blind community as they participate in the justice system. Topics will include areas where blind persons may need accommodations, best practices for communicating with and assisting members of the blind community, and personal experiences of blind North Carolina attorneys.
- Patricia Shields, Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP
- Derek Dittmar, Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo LLP
- J. Locke Milholland IV, North Carolina Department of Justice
- Elizabeth Troutman, Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP
The recording, handout and transcript of the live webinar on May 20, 2021, are made available to the public for educational purposes only. Judicial Branch employees who wish to have a record of this training may access the materials and watch the recording through LearningCenter.
General continuing legal education (CLE) credit for the 1-hour live session was approved by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Continuing Legal Education. Follow your State Bar requirements to seek Continuing Legal Education (CLE) approval for watching a recorded CLE training activity.