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Haley Moss

Haley Moss LLC

Diagnosed with autism at the age of three, Haley Moss’ parents were told that she might not ever finish high school or earn a driver’s license. Today she is a lawyer, neurodiversity expert, keynote speaker, educator, and the author of four books that guide neurodivergent individuals through professional and personal challenges. Haley is a consultant to top corporations and nonprofits that seek her guidance in creating a diverse workplace, and a sought-after commentator on disability rights and the Americans With Disabilities Act.

The first openly autistic lawyer in Florida, Haley’s books include “Great Minds Think Differently: Neurodiversity for Lawyers and Other Professionals” (ABA Book Publishing; June 2021), “The Young Autistic Adult’s Independence Handbook” (Jessica Kingsley Publishers; November 2021), “A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders” (Jessica Kingsley Publishers; October 2014), and “Middle School — The Stuff Nobody Tells You About: A Teenage Girl With High-Functioning Autism Shares Her Experiences” (AAPC Publishing; March 2010) Her articles have appeared in outlets including the Washington Post, Teen Vogue, GQ, Bustle, Fast Company, Law 360 Pulse, and the ABA Journal.

Haley earned her law degree from the University of Miami School of Law with numerous honors. Admitted to the Florida Bar in 2019, she is the recipient of awards including the American Bar Association Solo, Small Firm, and General Practice Division’s Breaking Barriers Award (2021), D-30 Disability Impact List (2021), Road Less Traveled Award from Ms. JD (2020), and the Outstanding Self-Advocate Award from University of Miami — Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (2018).

Haley lives in Miami, Florida and is a fan of YA fiction, Taylor Swift, drawing and painting, and video games.

My Sessions

Ethics of ADA Compliance Tech

Most states have adopted Comment 8 to Model Rule of Professional Conduct 1.1 requiring lawyers to understand the benefits and risks of relevant technology. It is also lawyers’ obligation to know the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design. Come to this session and learn about making your website and more accessible to those […]

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Accessibility in Legal Tech

Developing tech from a universal design approach will make it more accessible. We can make our products and services more accessible for all by designing for disability at the forefront–rather than as an afterthought. What are the best practices for developing such approaches? Learn how to do this by attending this unique session that will […]

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