Kenneth Schorr joined the DRNC board of directors in June 2022. He served as Executive Director of the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy from 1988 to his retirement in April 2022. He practiced previously in Arkansas from 1975 to 1979 representing community organizations, labor unions and individual employees in labor and civil rights cases; as Litigation Director of Community Legal Services in Phoenix, Arizona from 1979-1983 and Executive Director of Legal Services of North Texas in Dallas, Texas from 1983-1987. Schorr has litigated in administrative forums and in trial and appellate courts across the country. He received a BA from Brandeis University in 1973, a JD from the University of Michigan Law School in 1975, and an MS in Organization Development from the American University School of Public Affairs and the NTL Institute in 2002. He also currently serves on the Boards of DreamKey Partners and as an Advisor to the NC Equal Access to Justice Commission. He served on many local, state and national nonprofit boards, including the NC Justice Center during its founding and early years. Schorr values working with people in need and considers it an honor to work with able and dedicated staff and volunteers of the organizations with which he has served. Schorr enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, running, politics, travel and reading.
Disability Rights North Carolina is a legal advocacy organization that fights for the rights of people with disabilities in North Carolina.