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Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act: ADA Employment Law and Litigation for Beginners *In-Person at D.C. Bar*

July 22, 2019

Credits: 3.0 Credit Hours

Description: This class will help those who attend navigate the statutory framework of the American with Disabilities Act, and provide guidance on advising employers and employees.in this complex area.  In addition, attendees 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 engaging and knowledgeable 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
  • Medical examinations/confidentiality
  • What a reasonable accommodation/undue hardship is
  • Proving or defending an ADA case
  • Remedies.


  • Lisa J. Banks, Katz, Marshall & Banks LLP
  • Daniel B. Kohrman, AARP Foundation Litigation
  • Jonathan R. Mook, DiMuroGinsberg PC

Fee: $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

Lisa Banks, Katz Marshall & Banks