Lawyers with disabilities are making headway

Some are forging successful careers in Big Law, on the bench and as solo practitioners.

, The National Law Journal

When it comes to the number of attorneys and aspiring attorneys with disabilities, the picture is far from clear because few groups collect detailed information on disabled attorneys. Advocates say that is one reason why efforts to increase their presence throughout the profession have lagged behind the parallel pushes to boost the number of women and minorities. Still, doors are opening more and more for disabled attorneys.

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