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Lucy Trieshmann

Storyteller. Activist. Change-maker.

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Disabled Students Are Worried About Losing Accommodations at School

About Me

About Me

My name is Lucy (she/they). I am a multiply and dynamically Disabled speaker, writer, activist, and change-maker. Whether through writing, speaking, or teaching, advancing the principles of the disability justice movement underlies all of my endeavors.


I graduated from the University of Virginia in May 2017 with a B.A. in Anthropology and Global Development Studies. After acquiring my disability during my final year of school, I realized the stark inequalities between how I was treated before and after becoming disabled. Determined to make forward progress and a meaningful impact in this sphere, I decided to turn my passion into a career by attending law school.


As a Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar at the New York University School of Law, I worked toward the visibility and acceptance of disabled people in the legal field. Now, as a legal fellow at the American Civil Liberties Union's Disability Rights Program, my work focuses on the intersection of disability justice, policing, and abolition. I look forward to gaining the tools I need to promote true equality for people with disabilities in the eyes of the law and society alike.

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Contact Me

Contact Me

Interested in my services? Get in touch to ask questions and get a quote. I cannot answer legal questions or provide legal services.
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