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Virtual Symposium & Award Celebration Details

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
1:00 – 5:30 PM:ET:  Legal Symposium
7:00 – 8:30 PM ET:  Award Celebration

TASH is celebrating 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 fourth annual Outstanding Leadership in Disability Law Virtual Symposium and Award Celebration, on Wednesday, October 7, 2020. This year, owing to COVID-19 social distancing requirements, we have decided to move our in-person event to a virtual platform. A half-day legal symposium will explore Inclusion as a Human and Civil Right: Past, Present, and Future Legal and Advocacy Implications, followed by a celebration honoring Judith Gran for her exceptional leadership in disability law.

About Our Distinguished Honoree – Judith Gran, Esq.

A portrait of Judith Gran: a woman wearing a pink blazer and pears. She is turned quarter-profile against a brown photographer's backdrop.Ms. Gran practiced law at the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia from 1984 to 2009. She served as Director of Disability Projects from 1998 to 2009. She has conducted class action litigation to obtain community services for institutionalized persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Montana, California, Illinois and Tennessee. Her work as counsel for the Arc of Pennsylvania and the plaintiff class during the implementation phase of the consent decree in Halderman v. Pennhurst from 1986 through 1998 led to significant improvements in community service systems in Philadelphia and other counties. Ms. Gran represents special education students in administrative and judicial proceedings in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and other states, including the class action suit Gaskin v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a case brought to enforce the least restrictive environment mandate of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act that is now in the implementation phase. She is a currently a partner at Reisman Carolla Gran & Zuba LLP.


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Continuing Legal Education (CLEs)

American University Washington College of Law is pleased to offer Continuing Legal Education credit for the Fourth 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 or self-submission from mandatory CLE states not specifically listed below. If you have any questions about CLE, please contact us at

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit:

  • Total 60-minute hours: 3.0
  • Total 50-minute hours: 3.5
MCLE State General CLE Accreditation Status
California 3.0 Pending
Connecticut 3.0 Approved
Delaware 3.0 Approved
Georgia 3.0 Approved
Illinois 3.0 Approved
Indiana 3.0 Approved
Montana 3.0 Approved
New Jersey 3.6 Approved
New Mexico 3.0 Approved
New York 3.5 Pending
North Carolina 3.0 Pending
Ohio 3.0 Approved
Oklahoma 3.5 Approved
Pennsylvania 3.0 Approved
South Carolina 3.0 Approved
Tennessee 3.0 Approved
Texas 3.0 Approved
Virginia 3.0 Approved
West Virginia 3.6 Approved

Ticket Pricing

Below are the rates for our virtual Legal Symposium and Celebration:

Professional with CLEs $285
Professional $75
Self-Advocate/Family/Student/Retired $20

Sponsorship & Advertisement Opportunities

As a sponsor of TASH’s Outstanding Leadership in Disability Law Virtual 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 sponsorship and advertisement prospectus.