Speaker Bio

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Doneisha L. Posey, Esq.
Deputy Director & General Counsel /Indiana Civil Rights Commission

Doneisha Posey serves as the chief operating officer and chief legal counsel of the Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) and oversees its staff responsible for all aspects of civil rights enforcement and litigation around the state.

Previously, Posey served as ICRC’s administrative law judge for the ICRC, where she presided over cases of discrimination in the areas of housing, employment, education, public accommodations, and credit. Prior to her appointment with ICRC, She was a litigating attorney with federal and state court experience.

Posey received her Juris Doctor from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Recently, she has returned to IU McKinney as an adjunct professor of law, teaching housing discrimination and segregation as well as race and the law. Posey writes, lectures, and is a facilitator on legal topics relating primarily to civil rights, discrimination, and diversity & inclusion.