Luciene Parsley, J.D.

Luciene Parsley is a Managing Attorney for Disability Right Maryland and oversees the organization’s work related to rights protections for individuals with mental health diagnoses including opposing coercive interventions and investigating abuse and neglect in state and community programs. Ms. Parsley also has extensive experience in protecting and advancing the housing rights of individuals with disabilities who face discrimination and institutional poverty. Ms. Parsley’s work has resulted in significant protections for non-elderly persons with mental health diagnoses obtaining integrated, affordable housing in Baltimore and elsewhere. She has helped to end practices of restraint and seclusion and challenged involuntary medication procedures.