Total Credits: 3.0 CLE, 3.0 Real Estate Law Specialization
Discover the latest issues in fair housing law, gain practical tips for dealing with these issues, and learn about the Arizona Civil Rights Division processes and procedures for fair housing cases. Topics include:
Rebekah Browder, Section Chief Counsel, Arizona Civil Rights Division, Arizona Attorney General’s Office
Rose Daly-Rooney, Arizona Center for Disability Law
Lydia A. Peirce Linsmeier, Esq., Carpenter, Hazlewood, Delgado & Bolen, LLP
Leslie Ross, Unit Chief Counsel, Arizona Civil Rights Division, Arizona Attorney General’s Office
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is Section Chief Counsel for the Arizona Civil Rights Division at the Office of the Attorney General, where she oversees civil rights investigations and litigations on behalf of the Attorney General in the areas of housing, employment, public accommodations, and voting. She participates in outreach to educate members of the public about state and federal civil rights laws. She is Executive Director of the Arizona Civil Rights Advisory Board and an appointed member of the Arizona Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Before working in civil rights, Rebekah successfully prosecuted over 50 jury trials as a Deputy County Attorney with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office and as Assistant City Prosecutor with the City of Scottsdale. When Rebekah is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and four-year-old twins.
Lydia Peirce Linsmeier is a Partner in the Tempe office of Carpenter Hazlewood Delgado & Bolen LLP. Lydia began her legal career as a sole practitioner concentrating on animal and equine law. In 2011, Lydia joined a Valley firm and developed a unique practice area that is sensitive to the role of animals in a community association setting.
As part of the insurance defense practice group, Lydia successfully defends claims in both state and federal court, and the Office of Administrative Hearings. Lydia’s general counsel foundation and in-depth understanding of Arizona community association law makes her ideal for representing the interests of associations at every stage, from pre-litigation to trial.
Lydia is passionate about fair housing and disability access issues, and teaches fair housing seminars to managers, associations, and the public. Assistance and service animals are always a contentious issue, and Lydia enjoys educating associations locally and nationally on how to best implement both the spirit and law of the Fair Housing Act.
Currently serving on the Executive Committee of the State Bar of Arizona Animal Law Section, Lydia routinely teaches and writes on animal law topics, including her ‘Community Animal’ column. She spends her spare time hanging out with a variety of mutts and attempting to grow antique roses.
Leslie Ross is Acting Section Chief Counsel for the Arizona Civil Rights Division (ACRD) at the Office of the Attorney General. Leslie oversees the ACRD's conflict resolution program and civil rights investigations and enforces the Arizona Civil Rights Act, the Arizona Fair Housing Act, and the Arizonans with Disabilities Act through conciliation and litigation. Leslie has devoted her legal career to protecting Arizonans through civil rights enforcement. Prior to joining the Attorney General's Office as Unit Chief Counsel, Leslie represented some of Arizona's largest state agencies and litigated alleged civil rights violations in state and federal court in private practice and as an AAG in the Civil Rights Division. When she is not protecting the rights of Arizona citizens, Leslie enjoys reconnecting with nature by exploring Arizona and camping with her daughter.