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2015 TASH Conference has ended
This year’s theme, “Celebrating 40 Years of Progressive Leadership,” acknowledges TASH’s 40 years of generating change within the disability community and anticipates a brighter, more inclusive future for people with disabilities in all aspects of life. Each year, the TASH Conference impacts the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders within the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for an inclusive world.

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Max Lapertose

Housing and Civil Enforcement Section of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice
Trial Attorney

Max Lapertosa is a Trial Attorney in the Housing and Civil Enforcement Section of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.  He litigates cases to enforce the Fair Housing Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title II of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, and the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act.  He has served in this position since 2008.  Prior to joining the Justice Department, Mr. Lapertosa worked for seven years as a lawyer with Access Living, a Chicago-based disability rights organization and one of the nation’s largest federally-designated Centers for Independent Living.  At Access Living, Mr. Lapertosa represented thousands of institutionalized persons with disabilities in lawsuits seeking expansion of home- and community-based services.  He also litigated numerous Fair Housing Act cases on behalf of persons with disabilities, including cases challenging refusals to rent based on disability as well as refusals to make reasonable accommodations or allow reasonable modifications.  Mr. Lapertosa has also worked for the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia and as an attorney in the Los Angeles County foster care system.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, December 4
 

2:10pm PST