FOR IMMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Richard A. Cohen, Esq., Executive Director
Disabilities Rights Center, (603) 228-0432
The Disabilities Rights Center is pleased to announce the hiring of two new staff attorneys, Aaron Ginsberg and Rebecca Whitley.
Aaron moved from Chicago to join the DRC staff. He graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 2007. Aaron’s legal experience includes legislative advocacy for mental health and electroconvulsive therapy reform in Illinois as part of the Mental Health Project of the University of Chicago’s Mandel Legal Aid Clinic. Aaron serves as co-chair of the Family Defense Center’s Alumni Association. He also has experience as an English as a Second Language Instructor and has worked as a mobility instructor in New York teaching individuals with cognitive impairments to use public transportation.
Rebecca, originally from the Peterborough-Rindge area, is a recent graduate of Vermont Law School, where she was a Dean’s Fellow and was also Vice President of the Negotiations Board. She holds an undergraduate degree from George Washington University. Rebecca is admitted to the Bar in both New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Her legal internships included the South Royalton Legal Clinic, the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network, and the New Hampshire Superior Court.
The DRC is New Hampshire’s designated Protection and Advocacy system, and is dedicated to eliminating barriers existing in New Hampshire to the full and equal enjoyment of civil and other legal rights by people with disabilities. More information about DRC can be found at http://www.drcnh.org.