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Disability Law United is a nonprofit legal organization that fights for liberation through the lens of intersectional disability justice with a combination of education, legal advocacy direct services, and impact litigation.

Disability Law United is a small and mighty legal organization that is committed to upending ableism and achieving justice for our clients and the disability community. We listen to our clients’ needs and we collaborate with advocates, people, nonprofits, firms, and funders to build a more equal and joyful world where all people can thrive and all disabilities are respected.

Select Disability Law United Awards and Honors

  • In 2022, Disability Law United’s IDAP program was awarded the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) Pro Bono Service Award
  • In 2020, Disability Law United was honored to receive the Health Equity Champion Award from the Center for Health Progress
  • In 2017, Disability Law United was recognized by The Center on Colfax, Colorado’s largest LGBTQ community center with the Visionaries in Action Award
  • In 2016, Disability Law United received the Fair Housing Leadership Award from the Denver Metro Fair Housing Center

Recent News

The Tennessean: Deaf prisoners in TN lacked interpreters, videophones in violation of ADA, judge rules

Deaf prisoners in TN lacked interpreters, videophones in violation of ADA, judge rules Evan Mealins July 11, 2024 View the full article here: https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/2024/07/11/judge-tennessee-prisons-violated-ada-deaf-prisoners-interpreters/74369606007/?fbclid=IwZXh0bgNhZW0CMTEAAR2bD041ebaW5vFiHzy9sDfAtxSiwS2JAMZxcv6CCAe0D1jE3olh5D3BALo_aem_iXnbBjeqsUDN7_IsisjRAA A federal judge this week ruled that Tennessee prisons violated the Americans with Disabilities Act and…