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Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act: ADA Employment Law and Litigation for Beginners 2020*Class by Webinar*

August 4, 2020
Credits: 3.0 Credit Hours

Description: Our engaging and informative faculty will help those who attend learn how to navigate the statutory framework of the American with Disabilities Act, and will provide guidance on advising employers and employees in this complex area.  In addition, those who attend will learn about litigating and defending ADA cases, including legal theories of recovery, exhaustion of administrative remedies, proving and defending a case, and remedies.  Among the topics our faculty will discuss are:
  • Statutory framework, including the Americans With Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAA), Rehabilitation Act, Congressional Accountability Act, and State statutes
  • Important coverage definitions under the ADA
    • “Disability" 
    • “Major life activities”
    • “Substantially limits”
    • “Regarded As”
  • Medical examinations/confidentiality
  • What a reasonable accommodation/undue hardship is
  • Proving or defending an ADA case
  • Remedies.
Faculty: Daniel B. Kohrman, AARP Foundation Litigation; Jonathan R. Mook, DiMuroGinsberg PC; Carolyn Wheeler, Katz, Marshall & Banks LLP

Fees: $89 D.C. Bar Community Members; $99 D.C. Bar Members; $109 Government and Non-profit Attorneys; $129 Others
The D.C. Bar CLE Program now offers discounted group registration rates!  For more information, contact the CLE Office at CLE@dcbar.org or 202-626-3488.

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Daniel Kohrman, AARP Foundation Litigation

Jonathan Mook, DiMuro Ginsberg PC

Carolyn Wheeler, Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP

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