gradient circle (purple) gradient circle (green)

Committee on Disability Rights

The Committee on Disability Rights shall consider any and all matters pertaining to legal issues affecting people with disabilities, including but not limited to (a) development, promotion, analysis and/or comment on proposed, pending or existing legislation, regulations, or governmental policies or procedures, (b) education of the legal community, government and the general public, (c) provision of forum for discussion of important public issues, and (d) involvement in law reform activities.

This Committee was established on June 1, 1982 and is co- chaired by Alyssa M. Barreiro, Esq. and Sheila E. Shea. Esq.

Online Community

Committee Roster

Mr. Richard C. Lewis, Esq.

Executive Committee Liaison

Hinman Howard & Kattell, LLP

Ms. Linda M. McMahon

Listserve Only

NYSBA

Ms. Stacey Whiteley

Nysba Staff Liaison

NYSBA

Junel E. Abreu, Esq.

Listserve Only

Jaclyn Kaplan

Listserve Only

Ms. Helene R. Hechtkopf, Esq.

Prof. Nancy M. Maurer

Albany Law School

Ms. Lisa K. Friedman

Ms. Melinda R. Saran, Esq.

SUNY Buffalo School of Law

Ms. Sheila E. Shea

Co-Chair

Ms. Alyssa M. Barreiro, Esq.

Co-Chair

Ms. Tara Lynn Moffett, Esq.

Girvin & Ferlazzo, PC

Ms. Bridgit M. Burke, Esq.

Mr. Ronald E. Stiskin, Esq.

Mr. Pamela Walitt

Prof. Christopher Edward Czerwonka, Esq.

Mr. James Thomas Snyder, Esq.

Mr. Joseph J. Ranni, Esq.

Ms. Vanessa Rae Seidman, Esq.

Mr. Anthony A. Marrone II, Esq.

Ms. Kate S. Howard

Mr. Hossameldin Hossam Omar Abdelkarim

Ms. Kyra Keefanora Lazzaro, Esq.

Ms. Lynette Kiprotich

Ms. Aimee Greer

Ms. Mira B. Weiss, Esq.

Ms. Noriko Fukuda, Esq.

Ms. Kathryn Elizabeth Carroll, Esq.

Mr. Eli Fresquez III, Esq.

Ms. Wendy K. DeWind, Esq.

Ms. Mary J. Goodwin-Oquendo, Esq.

Mrs. Katherine Marie Aquino-Melendez

Mr. John R. Drexelius Jr., Esq.

Ms. STEPHANIE L. WOODWARD, Esq.

Ms. Edith Rosenbaum, Esq.

Ms. Alana Steinberg, Esq.

Ms. Carole M. Boccumini, Esq.

Ms. Marna E Solarsh

Ms. Myrna B. Forney

Smith, Buss & Jacobs LLP

Ms. Tara Ann Glynn, Esq.

Legal Aid Society of Northeastern NY (Clinton)

Ms. Melissa Ilona Cohenson, Esq.

Ms. Alison Kate Morris, Esq.

Mr. Christopher R. Lyons, Esq.

Hon. Kristin Booth Glen

Ms. Tara Anne Pleat, Esq.

Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC

Mr. Leonard D. Duboff, Esq.

Adrienne J. Arkontaky, Esq.

Mr. Michael G. Gilberg

Ms. Barbara Zahler-Gringer, Esq.

Ms. Joan Lensky Robert, Esq.

Ms. Rochelle Balter, Esq.

Ms. Karen S. Norlander, Esq.

Ms. Deborah S. Ball

Mr. Mark H. Leeds, Esq.

Mr. Simeon Goldman, Esq.

Mr. Lawrence R. Faulkner, Esq.

Contact Us

  • Name * Required
CLE_AGuidetoDIversityandInclusion_675
gradient circle (purple) gradient circle (green)

Connect with Committee on Disability Rights