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Oregon Lawyers and Clients with Hearing Impairment: What is the Law?


A recent Oregon Law Practice Management (OLPM) blog post on this subject is one place to begin reading about this subject, including brief discussions of the duties of public defenders and other government attorneys and private attorneys and liability issues.

(The other is a 2012 OSB CLE called “Lawyers and the Deaf Community.”)

From the OLPM blog: Are Private Lawyers Required to Bear the Cost of Communication Access?

“Accommodating actual or potential clients with hearing impairments is a misunderstood requirement of the Americans with Disabilities Act….” [Link to full post.]

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