Chris Hodgson Portrait

Chris Hodgson

Supervising Attorney

Chris has practiced law since 2015, starting as a Disability Law Fellow on the former CAT. Since then, he has successfully represented clients in state hearings, before the EEOC, and in federal court. He has also served as target leader at DRNC since 2020, leading and supervising work related to our Employment and Community Access targets. Prior to his time at DRNC, Chris hired, trained, and supervised direct care staff to assist people with disabilities. In addition to a law degree, Hodgson has a master’s in philosophy from Texas A&M University and a bachelor’s in English from Southern Illinois University. Hodgson developed his passion for disability rights prior to law school through his work as a direct care aide, case manager, and day program coordinator.

Disability Rights NC

About Us

Disability Rights North Carolina is a legal advocacy organization that fights for the rights of people with disabilities in North Carolina.

What is a P&A?

After Willowbrook, congress made sure that every state has a Protective and Advocacy agency. DRNC is the federally mandated...

Our Team

All staff currently working for Disability Rights North Carolina, listed in alphabetical order, including titles and background info...

Board of Directors

DRNC’s Board of Directors is a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about the rights of people with disabilities. All or...

PAIMI Advisory Council

In 1986, Congress took significant action to stop abuse, neglect, and other rights violations against people with mental health disabil...


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