Elizabeth Myerholtz Portrait

Elizabeth Myerholtz


Elizabeth Myerholtz joined DRNC in August 2018. She is from Ohio and graduated from Miami University with bachelor’s degrees in psychology and English literature. She worked as a direct support professional for adults with autism before moving to Washington to attend law school at American University Washington College of Law. While in law school, Myerholtz worked at the San Diego public defender’s office – mental health unit, the American University’s Disability Rights Law Clinic, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Outside of work, Myerholtz enjoys crocheting, restoring furniture, and exploring the Triangle with her two dogs.

Disability Rights NC


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

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