CLE Programs

CLE | Transgender Name Changes for Pro Bono Attorneys

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | Noon - 1:30 PM
CNY Philanthropy Center | 431 East Fayette Street, Syracuse

This training prepares you to assist transgender individuals with obtaining name and gender marker changes as a volunteer for the Volunteer Lawyers Project of Onondaga County.  Free to volunteers.

Covered Topics Include:

  • Cultural Competency and Sensitivity in Working with Transgender Clients
  • A Look at NY Civil Rights Law Article 6, Sec. 60 et. Seq.
  • Gender Marker Change Process
  • Updating Birth Certificates in NYS, NYC, and Other States
  • Name Change of Minors — Notice, Best Interest
  • PLUS: Other Common Legal Issues Transgender Clients Face and How to Screen for Those Issues
    • Access to Healthcare
    • Discrimination in Public Accommodation
    • Discrimination in Employment
    • Complications with Family Law

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