Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., State University of New York, Binghamton; J.D., George Washington
Erin Leveton is a legislative and policy analyst at the State Office of Disability Administration at the District of Columbia Department on Disability Services, supporting...Continue Reading
Erin Leveton is a legislative and policy analyst at the State Office of Disability Administration at the District of Columbia Department on Disability Services, supporting the agency in policy and legislative affairs, program development, federal compliance, grant writing, stakeholder relations, and helping DDS to accelerate gains in performance and best practice. Previously, she worked as the Legal Director at Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities. Quality Trust is an independent, non-profit advocacy organization advancing the interests of District residents with developmental disabilities (DD). Professor Leveton has over 20 years experience working with people with disabilities. She has been a legal services lawyer - in Florida, Maryland, Virginia and DC - for more than 15 years. She has experience handling a range of disability-related legal issues such as capacity and decision-making, public benefits, discrimination, and individual rights in institutional and community settings, including the right to be free from seclusion, restraint, and forced medications. Before attending law school, Professor Leveton worked throughout college as a paraprofessional in special education. Professor Leveton graduated with honors from George Washington University Law School; and magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Binghamton University.