Nick is a 2L at the University of North Carolina School of Law. Prior to law school, Nick worked as a communications strategist for racial justice advocates and progressive organizations.
Katelynd (“KT”) is first-generation high school graduate and current law student at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She has a Master of Public Health in Biostatistics and Epidemiology from UC Berkeley and a Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Behavior from the University of Florida. Prior to law school, KT served as a Disability & Health Fellow for the National Association of City and County Health Officials, worked in public health advocacy and nonprofit campaigns, and was a public school teacher. She is passionate about accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities and intersectional equity for socioeconomic and racial marginalization.
Olivia is 3L at the North Carolina Central University School of Law. She serves as NDLSA’s secretary and as co-president of NCCU’s DLSA. She previously worked as a supervisor for an independent living program for developmentally disabled adults. She received her MSW from University of Pittsburgh in 2010. She is particularly interested in restorative justice, reproductive justice, sexual and domestic violence, trauma-informed law and juvenile advocacy. In her down time, she enjoys roasting coffee, making rugs out of worn-out clothes, and spending time with her 11-year-old daughter.
DIr. Pre-Law Support
As Associate Director of Pre-Law Support, Sydney predominantly assists disabled prospective and admitted law students from application through 0L.
Sydney is a Public Interest Scholar in the class of 2024 at Penn State Dickinson Law. Previously, they worked in the fashion industry.
Dir. Law Sch. Support
Aidee holds a JD from Syracuse University College of Law. She served as vice president of its Disability Law Society for two years, trying to help other disabled students navigate law school.
Dir. Human Resources
Kate lives in Vermont and is in her third year of studying the law, having already earned a Masters in Restorative Justice, and a Master’s in Liberal Studies – Psychology. Passionate about lobbying for pregnancy, lactation and disability rights along with better health policy in Congress and state legislatures, Kate has experience with requesting reasonable accommodations for autoimmune conditions, spinal cord and brain injuries, and cognitive issues affecting law students. Kate is part of the sandwich generation and a believer in the health benefits of yoga, mindfulness and food as medicine for reversing autoimmune dis-ease.
Dir. Prof. Development
Katelyn is a Class of 2022 Graduate of the University of Baltimore, School of Law, where she founded and led a chapter of DLSA. Katelyn works as a program manager in a JD advantage position with the US Department of Defense. She is also Deputy Lead of the Montgomery County (MD) Virtual Emergency Response Team.
Meet Chris Scott. Chris is a first-generation college graduate and law student from Third Ward, Houston, Texas. As a legal scholar, Chris focuses on the Anti-Blackness, dehumanization, and the exploitation of marginalized groups through the American legal system.
As a law student at Howard University School of Law, Chris spends his time organizing around issues such as student accommodations, accessibility, and disability justice through the Atypical Law Students’ Organization (ALSO), which he co-founded.
Drew is a California native at Mizzou Law in the class of 2023. He founded Mizzou Law’s Disabled and Allied Law Students Association, and is interested in disability rights and public defense. Before law school, Drew worked as an employment advisor for folks with disabilities.
Dir. Social Media
Sabrina is the Director of Social Media for NDLSA. She is a 2L at University of Virginia School of Law, where she is president of Advocates for Disability Rights and a Law & Public Service Fellow. Sabrina primarily works at the intersection of disability rights and immigrant justice.