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Title/s: Managing Attorney, Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago
Kenneth M. Walden is the Managing Attorney for the Civil Rights Team at Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago. The Civil Rights Team represents persons with disabilities in civil rights cases under the Fair Housing Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and state and local anti-discrimination laws. Ken directs the team’s fair housing enforcement program, which consists of: (a) advice, counseling and representation to persons with disabilities who have fair housing complaints; (b) a disability-specific fair housing testing program; (c) education and outreach about fair housing laws; and (d) public policy advocacy.
Before joining Access Living, Ken served as Director of the Tenant Advocacy Project of the Public Justice Center (PJC) in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to the PJC, Ken was a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Bureau in Baltimore.
BA, Rutgers University, 1985
JD, University of Maryland School of Law, 1990