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Charlottesville Name and Gender Marker Change Legal Clinic

  • 01 Feb 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Jefferson-Madison Regional Library Central Branch: 201 E Market St, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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  • For law students from any ABA-accredited law school and for paralegals currently working for a Virginia-based practice. 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.

Join VEBA at the Charlottesville Public Library for a day of service working with the trans community.

CLE and training for the clinic will be offered beginning at 10:00 a.m., with 2 hours of interactive Virginia MCLE credit anticipated. The clinic runs from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 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. 

Lunch will be provided.

Signup for prospective clients is online here (English language form) and here (Spanish language form)

Sponsored in part by Williams Mullen.

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.”

Help spread the word to prospective clients by sharing these flyers!

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