Senior Vice President and general counsel of the United Spinal Association
April 14, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Joyce  welcomes James J. Weisman, senior vice president and general counsel of the United Spinal Association, and renowned, ground-breaking figure of the disability rights movement whose legal strategizing was critical to the creation of the transportation section of the Americans with Disabilities Act.    Mr. Weisman will discuss his friendship with the late, Paul Hearne, co-founder of the American Association of People with Disabilities ( AAPD), and his gradual move toward disability law as a career to help people with disabilities fight discrimination.

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