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Resources to accommodate lawyers and clients with disabilities

Information on providing accommodations and creating accessible electronic documents, court accessibility procedures, law schools resources, relevant legislation, informational guides and an archive of Florida Bar Journal and News stories, pertaining to disability activities and accommodations.
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Florida State Court Information

Providing Accommodations

For All Legal Professionals

Creating Electronic Documents

Disability Resources at Florida Law Schools

Recruitment Information and Support for Law Students and Employees with Disabilities

Informational Guides and Mentoring Online

Liability

Articles of Interest to Persons with Disabilities in the Workplace

Florida Bar Disability story archives

Survey on Lawyers with Disabilities



Florida State Court Information

Florida Office of State Court Administration ADA External Link

ADA Coordinators by Court Word document opens in new window External Link

ADA Procedures by Court

Recommended Guidelines for Courthouses with Report PDF document opens in new window External Link



Providing Accommodations

Guidelines for providing accommodations for lawyers with disabilities External Link

Personal Attendant Services Program

Reasonable Accommodations for Attorneys with disabilities

Accommodation solutions for persons with disabilities External Link

Workplace accommodations for lawyers with disabilities Word document opens in new window External Link

Assistance for Attorneys with deafness and hearing impairments External Link

Communication tips handbook for employing attorneys with hearing-impairment, deafness, and blindness PDF document opens in new window External Link

American Bar Association – Legal Technology Resource Center External Link

Tax benefits for accommodating persons with disabilities External Link

Group funds internship for the disabled External Link




For All Legal Professionals

Americans with Disabilities Act External Link

The Florida Constitution, Article I, Section II External Link

Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sections 504 and 508

Voluntary State Telecommuting Program PDF document opens in new window External Link

Disabilities Etiquette 101 External Link

Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 External Link

Family and Medical Leave Act External Link

Entitlement External Link

United States Department of Justice External Link

The U.S. Access Board External Link

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission External Link

Lawyers Helping Students Succeed at School- A Pro Bono and CLE Opportunity Assisting Students with Disabilities PDF document opens in new window External Link



Creating Electronic Documents

Enhancing the Accessibility of Electronic Information (Federal regulations requiring accessible electronic documents)


Disability Resources at Florida Law Schools

Florida Law Schools

Services for Students with Disabilities at Florida Law Schools PDF document opens in new window

Recruitment Information and Support for Law Students and Employees with Disabilities

Online Recruiting Guide External Link

Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights External Link

Employee Assistance Referral Network External Link



Informational Guides and Mentoring Online

Southeast DBTAC External Link

The ADA Collection External Link

ABA External Link

NALSWD External Link

Florida Lawyers Assistance External Link

NALP External Link


Liability

United States v. Law Offices of Cohen and Jaffe External Link

United States v. Hearn External Link

United States v. Tirone External Link



Articles of Interest to Persons with Disabilities in the Workplace

National Conference on the Employment of Lawyers with Disabilities External Link

The Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law PDF document opens in new window External Link

EEOC Enforcement Guidance on ADA External Link

Professional Licensing Issues: Title II of the ADA applied to State and Local Professional Licensing External Link

Governor's Commission on Jobs for Floridians with Disabilities PDF document opens in new window

Florida Bar Disability story archives

Bar website provides attorneys with resources needed to accommodate people with disabilities-- Sept. 2009

Florida Bar News Disability-based articles

The Florida Bar News

The Florida Bar Journal



Survey on Lawyers with Disabilities (2006) PDF document opens in new window

Executive Summary - Disability Independence Group Report PDF document opens in new window

Disability Independence Group Report and Recommendations PDF document opens in new window

[Revised: 02-19-2014]