Brown Bag Webinar: What Every Tenant and Landlord Needs to Know About ADA Access Violations

February 15, 2017 12:30pm to 1:00pm

ADA Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Presented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

What are your responsibilities under Title III of the ADA if you are landlord or a tenant? The answer may surprise you.  This lunchtime webinar will cover everything you need to know, including:

  • ADA access requirements and common misconceptions
  • Who is responsible for access violations on a leased property
  • Best practices for landlords and tenants to avoid lawsuits
  • Common conflicts between landlords and tenants about accessibility issues and how to avoid them
  • Strategies for dealing with drive-by lawsuits

Our speaker, Minh Vu, is a partner and leader of the ADA Title III Team at Seyfarth Shaw, LLP.  She is a national expert who has represented both landlords and tenants in hundreds of access lawsuits.  She also oversaw the enforcement of Title III of the ADA at the U.S. Department of Justice.

There is no charge for this session.
This session will be archived for later listening.


  • This webinar will be presented via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing platform.
  • A telephone conference option will also available should you choose not to use the webinar platform.
  • Information on accessing the webinar platform and the telephone conference number will be provided prior to the session.

First time Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing System V12.5 users:
We recommend that you prepare your technology prior to the session. The webinar platform requires the most current versions of software. Depending on your organizational policies you may need the assistance of your IT Staff if firewalls prevent you from downloading files. If you plan to log into the on-line webinar system to view the presentation, access captioning and/or submit questions it is important that you follow the instructions for checking your computer system to ensure that it is configured correctly and you have the necessary software to access the webinar platform. Visit ADA Audio Program Format and follow the instructions to check your system's configuration. We recommend you do this well in advance of the session to allow for any necessary troubleshooting.
Screen Reader Users: Individuals who are using Screen Reader Software should review the instructions and information available on-line at:  Accessibility Guide for  Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing.
Real-Time Captioning: Will be provided via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing System.