ACDL News

ACDL – 20 Years of Advancing the Disability Rights Movement

Advancing Disability Rights for 20 years and counting...
In 1995, the ACDL became its own stand alone non-profit public interest law firm assisting Arizonans with disabilities in asserting their legal and civil rights. We were formerly one organization, the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest. For 20 years, the ACDL has strived to reduce systemic barriers for individuals with disabilities and to achieve justice, Some highlights of ACDL’s work in […]
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ACDL Hires New Litigation Director

Rose Daly-Rooney Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to Arizonans who have disabilities
The Arizona Center for Disability Law (ACDL) is proud to announce the hiring of Rose Daly-Rooney as its new litigation director. Rose is the former Tucson Unit Chief for the Civil Rights Division of the Office of the Arizona Attorney General. Since January 2006, she worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Litigation and Conflict Resolution Section of the Civil Rights Division where […]
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ACDL Board of Directors Announces New Executive Director

JJ Rico, Executive Director of the ACDL
The Arizona Center for Disability Law (ACDL) Board of Directors is proud to announce the appointment of Jose de Jesus “J.J.” V. Rico as its new executive director. J.J. has worked at ACDL since 2001, initially as a Staff Attorney and subsequently as Litigation Director. Since June 2014 he served as the Center’s Interim Executive Director. J.J. has dedicated his legal career to advancing […]
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ACDL 20th Anniversary Celebration

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You are cordially invited to attend the Arizona Center for Disability Law's 20th Anniversary Commemorative Event. Join us on Friday, May 15th from 5:00 - 7:00pm at the Disability Empowerment Center in Phoenix. Hors D'oeuvres and drinks will be served.
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