principal lawyer and executive officer of Villamanta Disability Rights Legal Service Inc
Deidre Griffiths is the principal lawyer and executive officer of Villamanta Disability Rights Legal Service Inc., the Victorian state-wide community legal centre that works for people who have a disability on disability-related legal and justice issues. Villamanta has a free-call telephone advice, information and referral service and does most of its legal casework for people who have an intellectual disability. It also does some policy and law reform work and community legal education.
Deidre has worked at Villamanta for thirteen years. During this time she has been an active member of Disability Advocacy Victoria (formerly VDAN), the Disability Law Committee of the Law Institute of Victoria and the Federation of Community Legal Centres (Victoria), working collaboratively on disability rights issues.
Fight for your rights
Tuesday 27th March, 2012: 12:30am - 1:30am
Small group discussions and practical information sharing on a range of legal topics which often affect people with disabilities.