Christopher Knauf, Esq., joined the DCRC Board in 2012 when we were the Westside Center for Independent Living. Mr. Knauf currently serves on our Executive Board Committee. In December 2019, Mr. Knauf became the Director of Litigation of the Disability Rights Legal Center, a respected nonprofit disability rights law office in Los Angeles. He has practiced law for over 20 years and has focused his work on disability rights and education law matters. Mr. Knauf has a number of close family members with various disabilities. When not fighting for disability rights, Mr. Knauf can be found on the softball diamond coaching his daughters’ softball teams.