2023 Outstanding Leadership in Disability Law Symposium & Award Celebration

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The logo for the Outstanding Leadership in Disability Law Symposium and Award Celebration. The event title in purple with an illustration of a stylized Doric column with a star and laurels in gold to the left and the TASH Möbius strip below.

Event Details

Wednesday, July 19, 2023
1:00 – 5:00 PM Eastern: Legal Symposium
5:30 – 7:30 PM Eastern: Award Celebration
American University Washington College of Law, Grossman Hall

Each year, TASH celebrates those who have made history in the disability field, and who have worked tirelessly in the legal field for equity, opportunity, and inclusion for people with disabilities. TASH is pleased to announce the seventh annual Outstanding Leadership in Disability Law Symposium and Award Celebration, on Wednesday, July 19, 2023. A half-day legal symposium will explore, Breaking Down Barriers, followed by a celebration of Eve Hill, JD for her exceptional leadership in disability law.

About Our Distinguished Honoree – Eve Hill, JD

A portrait of Eve Hill, JD. She has long orange hair and bangs. She is wearing a black suite and is against a cloudy sky.Eve Hill is a partner at Brown Goldstein & Levy and founder of Inclusivity Strategic Consulting. Eve has decades of experience implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act and other disability rights laws through consultation, technical assistance, training, guidance, and enforcement. She has served as a senior federal government official at the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, as the Director of District of Columbia Office of Disability Rights, at the Burton Blatt Institute, and in academia, nonprofit, and private practice. She also has experience helping entities go beyond compliance to include disability as part of their diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. She is the co-author of a treatise and a casebook on the ADA. Recent highlights of her work include successfully suing the Commonwealth of Virginia for prohibiting schools from requiring peer masking surrounding students with disabilities like leukemia, advising Monroe County, Indiana on how to reform their mental health and criminal justice systems to avoid unnecessarily incarcerating people with disabilities, requiring several states to implement accessible absentee voting, and developing best practices for inclusion of students with disabilities in higher education.


1:00 - 1:15 PM ET

Welcome and Opening Remarks

1:15 - 2:15 PM ET

Panel Discussion 1: Education

2:15 - 2:30 PM ET Break

2:30 - 3:30 PM ET

Panel Discussion 2: Criminal Legal System

3:30 - 3:45 PM ET Break

3:45 - 4:45 PM ET

Panel Discussion 3: HCBS Settings Rule

4:45 - 5:00 PM ET

Closing Remarks

5:30 - 6:00 PM ET

Networking & Passed Hors d’Oeuvres

6:00 - 6:10 PM ET

Welcome & Event Overview

6:10 - 6:40 PM ET

Keynote & Panel Remarks

6:40 - 6:45 PM ET Award Presentation

6:45 - 7:00 PM ET

Acceptance Remarks

7:00 - 7:10 PM ET Honoree Toast

7:10 - 7:15 PM ET

Bob Dinerstein Retirement Recognition

7:15 - 7:30 PM ET

Closing Remarks


Below are the registration rates for our Legal Symposium and Award Celebration:

Members Non-members Onsite
Professional w/CLEs $285 $300 $325
Professional $150 $175 $195
Student $75 $90 $100
Self-Advocate $60 $75 $75
Retired $75 $75 $75

Before registering, did you know that event partnership include one to six registrations? Check out our partner prospectus or sign up to be a partner online.

TASH is pleased to offer Continuing Legal Education credit for the Seventh Annual Outstanding Leadership in Disability Law Symposium. The list below contains state-by-state CLE accreditation information. Please note that attorneys may earn CLE credit through reciprocity from the states listed below. If you have any questions about CLE, please contact DeVonne Parks at dparks@tash.org.

MCLE State General CLE Accreditation Status
California Pending Pending
Georgia Pending Pending
New Jersey Pending Pending
New York Pending Pending
Pennsylvania Pending Pending

A small room block has been secured at the Glover Park Hotel Georgetown, 2505 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007. The hotel has a free shuttle that will take you to and from the American University Washington College of Law.

The special rate is $199/night plus tax for the nights of July 19 and 20, and includes complimentary Wi-Fi. This rate is available through Friday, June 30, 2023, or until our room block is sold out, whichever comes first. Reserve your room online or call (202) 337-9700 to receive this reduced rate. When booking via telephone, state that it is for the TASH Outstanding Leadership in Disability Law Symposium and Award Celebration to receive the room block rate. If you need assistance reserving an accessible room, contact Abigail Ruiz at coordinator@theanasazigroup.com.

Partnership & Advertisement Opportunities

As a partner in TASH’s Outstanding Leadership in Disability Law Symposium & Award Celebration, your organization will be given a platform to share its story and build brand awareness. Attendees include thought leaders, professionals, policymakers, self-advocates and more! Your investment helps further TASH’s impact on the lives of people with disabilities and helps ensure that they’ll live a life of full inclusion. View our partnership and advertisement prospectus.