Profile: Sheri-Rose Rubin

Sheri-Rose graduated from Widener University School of Law in 1992 and is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and California.  She spent several years practicing civil litigation and elder law in both California and New Jersey before specializing in civil rights law.

She is the former Managing Attorney of Disability Rights New Jersey (previously, New Jersey Protection and Advocacy) and was responsible for the Special Education and Individual Rights legal departments. As an expert in inclusion, Sheri-Rose served on numerous task forces and advisory councils to promote the full participation of people with disabilities in all areas of life. She was appointed to the Governor’s Task Force for the implementation of the Help America Vote Act.

Sheri-Rose is currently a Lecturer at Rutgers University in the Graduate Program for Human Resource Management in the School of Management and Labor Relations. She teaches Employment Law and Select Issues in Employment Law.  Sheri-Rose is also an adjunct professor in the Legal Studies Department at Middlesex County College and has served as a lecturer at the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education.

She served a three year term as a Councilwoman in Metuchen, New Jersey and is the founder and Chairperson of the Metuchen Accessibility Committee.  She organizes a parent group in her home, writes a blog about special needs parenting, and runs her own professional organizing business. Sheri-Rose lives in Metuchen New Jersey with her husband, two children, and a crazy dog.