TREVOR J. FINNEMAN, ESQ.
FEDERAL AND STATE LAW RELEVANT TO EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION
Trevor J. Finneman, Esq., will cover a brief overview of the federal and state law relevant to effective communication obligations; the scope of law—including a patient's “companions”; auxiliary aids and services; issues and quirks of auxiliary aids in the healthcare context; situations where accommodations are not required; observations re: effective communication in healthcare; and tips for requesting accommodations from healthcare providers.
Trevor Finneman's Background
Prior to forming Almazan | Finneman, Trevor litigated a broad range of state and federal cases from complaint through trial at both a boutique litigation firm and a national civil rights organization. In those positions, Trevor successfully litigated cases involving civil rights, disability discrimination, personal injury, toxic torts, environmental law, and commercial disputes. Trevor currently represents plaintiffs in employment, civil rights, and personal injury matters throughout California.
Trevor earned his law degree from the UCLA School of Law. During law school, he served as Executive Editor of the UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, and was appointed Vice President of the National Association of Law Students with Disabilities. Trevor also served as co-chair of the UCLA Disability Law Society. Prior to law school, Trevor earned B.A. degrees in Political Science and Religious Studies with highest honors and distinction in general scholarship from UC Berkeley.
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