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Virginia TIES: Training Webinar and Virtual Name and Gender Marker Change Clinic

  • 27 Oct 2021
  • 30 Oct 2021
  • 2 sessions
  • 27 Oct 2021, 5:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • 30 Oct 2021, 10:30 AM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • URL will be sent 1 day before program begins

Registration

  • For students of any law school other than the University of Richmond School of Law. If not a registered VEBA law student member, you must use your .edu email address to verify eligibility.
  • For students of the University of Richmond School of Law. If not a registered VEBA law student member, you must use your .edu email address to verify eligibility.

Register


Join VEBA volunteers for a new way of working with the trans community in coordination with Equality Virginia's annual Transgender Information and Empowerment Summit (TIES)!

The TIES 2021 conference and VEBA's accompanying legal clinic will be entirely virtual again this year.

The clinic will assist clients with name change applications, administrative and judicial petitions for gender marker changes, birth certificate corrections, DMV and social security record updates, DD214 updates (military discharge records), and answering related legal questions. 

The training webinar, with two hours of anticipated interactive MCLE credit,  will be held live on Wednesday, October 27th from 5 :00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and a recording with live Q&A will be presented again on Saturday, October 30th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Video replays with no CLE credit will be available online for those who are unable to participate in the interactive webinar. Due to changes in Virginia law, all registrants who did not participate in the TIES 2020 training are required to watch the webinar.

Attorneys will work with their clients during the 1 hour client appointment windows on either the evening of October 27th or the afternoon of October 30th following the training sessions. Additional details about clinic operations will be in the training, as well as the confirmation and reminder emails. 

Sponsored in part by Williams Mullen and BaryLaw.

For more information about the larger TIES event and other programming, click here

For clients, signups are available here  (in English) and  here  (in Spanish).

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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