MEET THE TEAM
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 the 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.
Jill Sulzberg is licensed to practice law in Washington, Texas, and Illinois (inactive). After college, Jill was an advocate for a large disability rights organization in New York City, where she often focused on employment issues under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The legal team there inspired Jill to become a lawyer, and she spent her first years as an attorney in Chicago and El Paso, Texas practicing labor and employment law exclusively. Jill also has experience as a mediator and conciliator. Outside the office, Jill enjoys running in the woods with her dog, sea kayaking, and reading fiction.
Alexandra McConaughey is an attorney focused on disability rights litigation. She graduated from Syracuse University College of Law with a certificate from their Disability Law and Policy Program. While in New York, she worked for Syracuse University's Disability Law clinical program as well as the Burton Blatt Institute. Her casework experience has included employment discrimination cases, special education negotiation, and Social Security Disability Insurance appeals.
Rachel is a Legal intern at WACDA. She graduated from the University of Washington with a double major in International Studies and Law, Societies & Justice with a focus in Human Rights. Rachel is a current 2L at Seattle University's School of Law. She is particularly interested in studying civil rights law and criminal justice system reform. Rachel currently volunteers as a pro bono clinic assistant at the King County Neighborhood Legal Clinic. While not in class or working, Rachel enjoys teaching barre3 classes and walking her dog.
Sierra Paola is a legal intern at WACDA. She graduated from Pacific University in 2019 with a double major in Public Health and German. She is currently a law student at Gonzaga University School of Law and a legal intern for WACDA. Sierra is dedicated to disability rights advocacy wants to pursue disability law as an attorney. She received the 2020 Gonzaga Civil Rights Summer Grant to help pursue her work with WACDA. When she is not studying or working, Sierra dances as a company member with Vytal Movement Dance in Spokane and fulfills her role as an advocate for the Fund for Global Health political advocacy organization.
Victoria is WACDA’s Office Assistant. She is currently a Junior in the University of Washington’s Interdisciplinary Honors Program studying Law, Societies & Justice and minoring in Disability Studies. She was WACDA’s Undergraduate Intern in the Spring of 2020 and works for the University of Washington’s Student Disability Commission as a Policy and Advocacy Intern. She is interested in pursuing a law degree following her undergraduate education. While not working or in class, Victoria enjoys baking, exercising, and reading.