Caitlin Parton is an attorney at the Disability Law Center, the protection and advocacy agency for the state of Massachusetts. Her advocacy work with DLC includes housing, special education, employment, and access to health care. She has also conducted trainings on the transition from high school to adult services, and best practices for serving clients who are deaf and hard of hearing. Caitlin is deaf and uses a cochlear implant. Caitlin has been an advocate for the deaf and hard of hearing from a young age, testifying before the U.S. Senate, Congress, and FDA in support of funding for research on cochlear implants. She has spoken across the country and internationally on access issues for the deaf and hard of hearing. Caitlin received her law degree from the City University of New York School of Law and her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago. During law school, she interned with the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section; New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, and Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, among others. She was Co-Managing Editor of CUNY Law Review. She is active in multiple bar associations for attorneys with disabilities, and currently serves as the President of the Massachusetts chapter of AG Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.