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Leigh Fickling is the Deputy Title IX Coordinator and an Accommodations Consultant at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.    

With over 25 years of executive higher education leadership administration experience, Leigh's area of expertise is in disability management and the implementation of reasonable accommodations in the classroom and the workplace.

Leigh holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the Charleston School of Law. Leigh also holds a Master of Education degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Master of Science in Strategic Leadership from Mountain State University.

In addition to her student affairs and higher education background, Leigh was also a solo legal practitioner with a small practice focusing on education law, disability law, and domestic relations. Leigh has served as a private Accommodations Consultant to Title II and Title Ill Colleges and Universities and Places of Public Accommodation and is a subject matter expert in the interactive reasonable accommodation process, trends in disability management, accommodations in event management, and investigation and resolution of disability discrimination claims.