We Support Each Other.

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) is a volunteer-operated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of d/Deaf, hard of hearing, late-deafened, and DeafBlind attorneys, judges, law school graduates, law students, and legal professionals with all communication methods and accommodation needs.

We support and encourage each other, provide advice and counsel, engage in advocacy efforts, host accessible events, educate others, conduct outreach, inspire change, and come together as an organization for the advancement of d/Deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the legal profession.



Save the Date for the 2024 DHHBA Conference!

Exciting news! The highly anticipated 2024 DHHBA Conference is on the horizon—an extraordinary avenue for networking and advancing professional prospects in the legal field for deaf and hard of hearing legal professionals. Don’t miss out—reserve the date in your calendars! Save the Date: July 1 & 2, 2024   Location: Chicago,

DHHBA Reaches Settlement with the California Lawyers Association to Increase Accessibility of Educational Programs and Events

In December 2023, the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) successfully reached a settlement agreement with the California Lawyers Association (CLA). This pivotal agreement addresses the captioning requirements for CLA’s extensive library of online educational programs and events. The settlement extends to all new educational programs and events,

Exciting Major Update on 2022 Conference

We have an exciting major update regarding our upcoming virtual conference on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, from 12 – 5 p.m. ET. The 2022 Conference page on the DHHBA website is live and updated with a tentative conference schedule and registration information.   This conference’s theme is self-advocacy, which will