Lisa Nesbitt Portrait

Lisa Nesbitt

Supervising Attorney

Lisa Nesbitt joined DRNC in 2012 and was promoted in 2020 to Supervising Attorney for the Community Inclusion Team. In addition to overseeing that team, she helps children and adults obtain necessary medical services, including mental health and developmental disabilities services. Nesbitt received her bachelor’s degree from Cook College at Rutgers University and her law degree from George Washington University. She practiced law with several private firms in Washington and New Jersey before taking time off to raise three children.

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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