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Kristine Sullivan Portrait

Kristine Sullivan

Supervising Attorney

Kristine Sullivan joined DRNC in 2007. She serves as the supervising attorney for the investigations and monitoring unit. Her work includes investigating allegations of abuse, neglect or suspicious deaths; monitoring the care and treatment provided at facilities throughout the state; and advocating for policy changes to protect the rights and dignity of people with disabilities. Sullivan earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and her law degree from UNC School of Law. She is conversant in American Sign Language and is the author of a manual for attorneys and advocates who represent students in matters related to seclusion and restraint in schools.

Disability Rights NC

About

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

Our Story

In the 1970s, a TV reporter took a hidden camera into a school for children with disabilities in New York. Parents thought...

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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