Virginia Knowlton Marcus

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Title: 
Executive Director
Disability Rights North Carolina
3724 National Drive, Ste. 100
Raleigh, NC 27612
Email: 
Virginia.KnowltonMarcus@DisabilityRightsNC.org
Phone: 
919-856-2195
Personal Bio: 

2018: Executive Director of Disability Rights North Carolina

2017: Director of Legal Advocacy 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, conducted  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: 
North Carolina
States admitted to practice: 
California
District of Columbia
Areas of Practice: 
Disability Law