Virginia Knowlton Marcus

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Title: 
Director, Legal Advocacy Unit
Disability Rights Maryland
1500 Union Ave # 2000
Baltimore, MD 21211
Email: 
Virginia.KnowltonMarcus@DisabilityRightsCA.org
Personal Bio: 

2017: Director of the Legal Advocacy Unit at Disability Rights California.

Previously worked at Disability Rights California from 1994 - 2004 in various capacities including Director of Public Policy, Legislative Advocate, Housing Advocate and Clients' Rights Advocate.

2005 - 2017: Executive Director of Disability Rights Maryland (DRM), Maryland's Protection & Advocacy organization, a nonprofit law firm providing free legal advocacy services for people with all types of disabilities, of all ages, statewide. Range of substantive practice areas and legal strategies.

2004-05: Executive Director of the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation in Washington, DC. Worked with national public policy makers, managed grant projects, engaged in international disability development projects in Africa and Central America.

J.D. and B.A. in International Relations from the University of California, Davis.

State of Practice/ Organization: 
Maryland
States admitted to practice: 
California
District of Columbia
Areas of Practice: 
Disability Law