EQUAL WORTH, EQUAL JUSTICE.



WHO WE ARE

Washington Civil and Disability Advocate is guided by the simple but powerful proposition that all lives have equal dignity and worth. As a result, this organization is committed to providing legal services to people with disabilities without charging attorney fees. Washington Civil and Disability Advocate is committed to an "all of the above" approach to increasing accessibility and inclusion in Washington state and, in addition to litigation, assists with disability education and awareness efforts, including informing the disability community on disability rights.

Washington Civil & Disability Advocate is currently home to three attorneys. It was founded in 2016 by Conrad Reynoldson to ensure individuals with disabilities a low-cost avenue to protect their civil rights. WACDA was established as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit in February 2017

Conrad Reynoldson, our founder, and the lead attorney was born in Tacoma and is a lifelong Washingtonian. Conrad attended college at Seattle Pacific University and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a double major in History and Political Science in 2009, then went on to graduate from University of Washington School of Law in 2014. Conrad is a Blackstone Legal Fellow and is admitted to practice in Washington State and Federally in the Western and Eastern Districts.

Conrad is also currently Chair of the Employer Awards Subcommittee and a member of the Coordinating Committee of the Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues and Employment. He is committed to providing low or no cost legal services to individuals in need of protection of their civil rights with a particular passion for helping clients be a part of significantly increasing accessibility in the State of Washington.


 

MEET THE TEAM

Conrad Reynoldson

Conrad, our founder, and the lead attorney was born in Tacoma and is a lifelong Washingtonian. Conrad attended college at Seattle Pacific University and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a double major in History and Political Science in 2009, then went on to graduate from University of Washington School of Law in 2014. Conrad is a Blackstone Legal Fellow and is admitted to practice in Washington State and Federally in the Western and Eastern Districts.

Michael Terasaki

Michael Terasaki is admitted to practice in both Washington and California. Prior to coming to WACDA Michael worked in healthcare litigation at one of California’s leading healthcare firms and operated a solo practice working with creatives in the comics and video games industries.  Michael brings a practical, problem-solving approach to client’s issues, and enjoys helping clients realize tangible changes in their businesses and everyday lives, no matter how large or small their legal needs.

WHAT WE DO

Dana Klasky

Dana is a legal assistant for WACDA. Dana is new to the Pacific Northwest, and worked previously advocating for equitable housing in Chicago. Dana feels impassioned to both offer meaningful support to WACDA's clients, as well to promote accessibility for all through a platform of education and advocacy.

CASES

Washington Civil and Disability Advocate is committed to defending civil rights with an emphasis on protecting persons with disabilities and ensuring accessibility for all. Learn more about our cases...

MAKE A DONATION

Our organization always appreciates the generosity and involvement of people like you, with every contribution going towards making Washington Civil and Disability Advocate an even better Non-Profit Organization than it already is.

 

Washington Civil & Disability Advocate is a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt non-profit disability rights law firm (Tax ID 81-3318478). Any donations are tax deductible. Your contribution will help us achieve our goals of advocating for justice, increasing accessibility, and ending discrimination without charging attorney fees to clients with disabilities. Your donations will also contribute to disability awareness and education efforts and resource and attorney referral services for people with disabilities, all at no charge. We appreciate any contribution of any size. Thank you for supporting the cause. Together we can make Washington more accessible and inclusive.

VOLUNTEER

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at Washington Civil and Disability Advocate. Get in touch with any questions about how you can volunteer today.

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