DHHBA Webinar: Judges Panel

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association (DHHBA) is pleased to announce its inaugural webinar! The Judges Panel webinar will consist of five deaf and hard of hearing individuals whose experiences span the career of judges: from the application process; to judgeship; to retirement.

Date: Friday, October 30, 2020

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST

Cost: FREE


  • Azeema Akram, Administrative Law Judge, Transportation Division, Illinois Commerce Commission
  • Kristy Avino, Associate, McCarter & English, LLP
  • Richard Brown, Retired Chief Judge, Wisconsin Court of Appeals
  • Charles W. Ray, Jr., Former Superior Court Judge, Bethel Superior Court, Alaska
  • Frederic Rodgers, Senior Judge, State of Colorado

Accessibility: DHHBA is committed to accessibility and all presenters have been provided with guidance on making their presentations accessible. All webinars will be presented with ASL interpretation and English captions. If you need other accommodations, please contact DHHBA.

Webinar Conduct Policy: All participants are expected to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner, and to show respect to everyone at all times. DHHBA does not tolerate harassment of any kind, including but not limited to: race, national origin, age, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, religion, or political affiliation. DHHBA reserves the right to expel any person who engages in violations of this conduct policy, and also reserves the right to ban such person from future events. If any person’s conduct has made you uncomfortable, or if you witness harassment or inappropriate conduct towards someone else, please contact DHHBA immediately.

Consent for Photo, Audio, and Video Coverage: By attending this webinar, you agree and understand that you are giving permission to DHHBA to obtain and use screenshots, audio, and video recordings at the webinar, without restriction or limitation for such use. You also agree and understand that you will not be compensated for the use of such photographs, or audio, or video recordings. You further agree and understand that if you do not want to be photographed or recorded in audio or video, you will notify DHHBA.

DHHBA would like to thank our sponsors for making this webinar possible:

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