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Sara E. Liss

Sara E. Liss

Disability Rights New York
Protection & Advocacy of Individual Rights (PAIR) Staff Attorney
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Sara Liss is a Staff Attorney in the Protection and Advocacy for Individual Rights (PAIR) program at Disability Rights New York (DRNY), the Protection and Advocacy System for New York State. Protection and Advocacy agencies are authorized by federal law to provide legal representation and other advocacy services under federal, state, and local laws to people with disabilities. DRNY assists people with disabilities with disability-related legal matters such as obtaining reasonable accommodations, and also provide information and referrals.

Ms. Liss is a devoted disability rights advocate and has served clients in matters involving employment, housing, transportation, education, healthcare, jail and prison rights, and other issues. She represents clients in administrative and legal proceedings for a wide variety of disability-related matters. The majority of her clients have physical or sensorial disabilities.

Ms. Liss earned her J.D. in 2014 from the UCLA School of Law and her B.A. with General Honors in 2011 from the University of Chicago, where she was Phi Beta Kappa.


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