Martie Lafferty

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Title: 
Director of Accessibility Projects
Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center
525 Royal Parkway, No. 293063
Nashville, TN 37229
Email: 
mlafferty@creeclaw.org
Phone: 
(615) 913-5099
Personal Bio: 

Martie Lafferty is the Director of Accessibility Projects at the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center (CREEC).  She focuses on representing people with disabilities in a variety of access cases. She has litigated access cases against the State of Tennessee to eliminate barriers preventing access to the state’s court program and against a medical provider who refused to provide a diagnostic MRI to a wheelchair user. She has also represented numerous deaf and hard of hearing people who were refused effective communication in settings including housing, doctor’s offices, hospitals, courts, jails, and legislatures. Prior to joining CREEC, Martie was a Litigation Associate at Stein & Vargas, LLP and previously Legal Director at Disability Rights Tennessee. 

State of Practice/ Organization: 
Tennessee
States admitted to practice: 
Tennessee
Areas of Practice: 
Disability Law