Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch Welcomes Stacy Hickox

Stacy Hickox

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Stacy A. Hickox has joined the law firm of Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, P.C. (KCNF) as Counsel. She will focus on discrimination, retaliation, and disciplinary issues for employees.

Before joining KCNF, Hickox was an Associate Professor and Associate Director at the Michigan State University School of Human Resources and Labor Relations. In those roles, she taught both at the undergraduate and master’s levels, as well as several courses in the Labor Education and Human Resources Executive Education programs. Her research focused mainly on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and resulted in 25 published articles, with several concerning accommodations for people with disabilities, as well as issues of alternative dispute solution, bullying, and workplace harassment.

Before joining the faculty at Michigan State, Hickox spent four years as a staff attorney for Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service (MPAS). This work involved representation of students seeking to obtain or retain special education services, many of whom were students with disabilities in Michigan’s juvenile justice and prison systems.

Hickox was the founder of and a faculty advisor for Spartan Fair Chance, a collaboration with the Northwest Initiative in Lansing, Michigan, to promote employment among clients with criminal records. She was also involved in the creation and oversight of the Michigan Employment Clinic, an online clinic that addresses barriers to employment faced by people in the state with disabilities or criminal records.

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