Contract Helpline Attorney – SFO/Oakland

Apply online for this position: https://transgenderlawcenter.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0692e

About Transgender Law Center: Transgender Law Center is the nation’s largest organization dedicated to advancing the rights of transgender and gender non-conforming people. We work to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. We envision a future where gender self-determination and authentic expression are seen as basic rights and matters of common human dignity. We pursue a multidisciplinary approach to advocacy, including nationwide impact litigation, policy advocacy, public education, and a legal helpline that serves nearly 2,500 people each year. Our legal and policy work focuses primarily on issues of economic justice and health care access, with a secondary focus on the range of other issues affecting the transgender community including prisons, school safety, and immigration. You can learn more about our work at www.transgenderlawcenter.org.

About the position: The Contract Helpline Attorney will support the Helpline Manager in the operation of TLC’s Legal Information Helpline on a short-term basis. The Helpline provides the public with legal information about transgender legal issues in all 50 states, as well as referrals to lawyers and other organizations that can assist them. It is free, confidential, and staffed by staff, volunteers and interns. TLC’s Helpline plays the vital role of educating individuals about their rights, and helping TLC attorneys identify patterns of discrimination and cases that may be appropriate for litigation.

This is a two month full-time contract for a skilled, experienced, and motivated lawyer.

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