Civil Rights & Special Education Attorney
Alexis Kashar practiced law for 15 years in California, in the areas of civil rights and special education. Her focus was on the educational rights of children with special needs and the expansion of physical and communication access in places of public accommodations. In 2006, Kashar relocated to New York. She now serves as General Counsel for Krown Manufacturing, a manufacturer of assistive technology products for the deaf and hard of hearing market. Kashar serves the deaf community as Public Policy Chair for the National Association for the Deaf; President of the Board of Trustees for the New York School for the Deaf; and President of the Jewish Deaf Resource Center, a nonprofit organization that serves as a bridge between Jews who are deaf and hard of hearing and individuals and organizations throughout North America. Alexis currently serves as a commissioner on the American Bar Association's commission on disability rights.