Natalie Maxwell

Natalie Maxwell

  • Hosted by Southern Legal Counsel, Inc.
  • Sponsored by The Florida Bar Foundation
  • Service location Gainesville, Florida
  • Law school American University, Washington College of Law
  • Issue area Disability Rights, Housing/Homelessness
  • Fellowship class year 2005
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program

The Project

As an Equal Justice Works Fellow in Florida, Natalie created and carried out legal strategies to increase access to accessible and affordable housing for low-income Floridians with disabilities.

What’s Next?

Natalie currently serves as the director of Community Engagement and Litigation at Florida Legal Services. Natalie’s work focuses on using the law to support community-based groups working for social, economic and racial justice. She has experience litigating a variety of civil rights cases including disability rights, housing rights, housing discrimination, and special education in federal and state trial courts and administrative hearings.

Media

Barriers to Accessible Housing

Housing Advocates Sue Over Rent Hikes

Things Not So Bright at ‘Sunny’ Mobile Home Complex

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