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Northern Virginia Name and Gender Marker Change Legal Clinic

  • 16 Feb 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • GMU Arlington Campus, 3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201
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Registration

  • For law students from GMU law school. If not a registered VEBA law student member, you must use your .edu email address to verify eligibility.
  • For law students from any law school other than GMU. If not a registered VEBA law student member, you must use your .edu email address to verify eligibility.
  • For those who have attended a VEBA Name and Gender Marker Change CLE in the past 2 years
  • For those who have attended a VEBA Name and Gender Marker Change CLE in the past 2 years. Open to all law students, regardless of school affiliation.

Register

Join VEBA and ASLS Equality Alliance volunteers for a day of service working with the trans community.

CLE and training for the clinic will be offered beginning at 12:00 p.m., with 2 hours of interactive Virginia MCLE credit. The clinic runs from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The clinic will assist clients with name change applications, petitions for gender marker changes, birth certificate corrections, DMV and social security record updates, DD214s (military discharge records), and answering related legal questions. 

Signup for prospective clients will go online in early November 2018.

Refreshments will be provided courtesy of the Law School's Equality Alliance and VEBA. Paid parking is available in the parking deck located immediate under the law school. On-street parking is also available (cost varies) and there is a Metro stop adjacent to the school. An $8 cash travel/parking stipend will be available on-site to all volunteers and clients.

Reviews from previous CLEs/Clinics:

"Thank you SO MUCH for these clinics. I'm proud of the VEBA and the wonderful work we do to help trans and non-binary folks navigate the paperwork minefield." --Law Student, 2018

"I learned so much and had such a great, meaningful experience--thank you for doing this!!" --Lawyer, 2017

"Thank you for your part in putting on such a fantastic clinic." --Law Student, 2017

"This continues to be one of my favorite clinics. Thanks!" -- Attorney, 2018

What clients say:

"I am very appreciative that this service exists."

"It was wonderful to have this service available to us! Hats off to all of the volunteers!" 

“The legal clinic was a godsend. I didn't know what to expect and I was blown away. I left with an exact list of what and when I needed to get things done to do a name and gender change for my teen.”

(c) 2016 Virginia Equality Bar Association


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