Disclaimer: Due to events being submitted by community members, TLC cannot guarantee that any of the events are happening or that the information presented in them is completely accurate. To submit events for this list, email ian@transgenderlawcenter.org. In your submission, please include the date, time, focus/topic, organizer(s), a brief event description, location and contact information.

Alabama (AL)

There are no clinics currently listed. Check https://southernequality.org/events/ for future events and updates.

Alaska (AK)

There are no clinics currently listed.

Arizona (AZ)

There are no clinics currently listed.

Arkansas (AK)

There are no clinics currently scheduled. Check Arkansas Transgender Equality Coalition’s webpage at http://www.artranscoalition.org/namechange/ and their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ArkansasTransEquity/ for future updates.

California (CA)

Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 
Focus:  Name and Gender Marker Changes 
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM (RSVP required)
Location: San Mateo County Pride Center 
1021 S. El Camino Real 
San Mateo, CA 94402

About:  Offered last Wednesday of every month. RSVP required. Appointments are on the hour, with the last appointment starting at 6:00 PM.
Contact: For more information and to RSVP, call or text Alex Golding at 650-465-6795 or email at alex.golding@sanmateopride.org. You may also call the front desk at 650-591-0133.

 

Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Focus:  Name and Gender Marker Changes

Organizer(s):  University of San Diego

Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: San Diego LGBT Community Center

3909 Centre St

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact: Appointments are available at The Center on the second Tuesday and fourth Wednesday of each month. To schedule an appointment email Helen at transclinic.sandiego@gmail.com.

 

Date: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Focus:  General legal assistance

Organizer(s):  Access to Law Initiative

Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Location: San Diego LGBT Community Center

3909 Centre St

San Diego, CA 92103

About: The Access to Law Initiative, a project of California Western School of Law, hosts a legal clinic on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Attorneys will be available for free, 30-minute consultations to help evaluate legal issues.

Contact: No appointments are required. For more information, call 619-692-2077.

 

Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Focus:  Name and Gender Marker Changes

Organizer(s):  East Bay Community Law Center

Time: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: East Bay Advanced Care Center (Formerly East Bay AIDS Center) Summit Campus

3100 Summit St

Oakland, CA 94609

Contact: Attendees are strongly encouraged to email ngcw@berkeley.edu or call 510-560-4213 to sign up so the organizers can have adequate support at the time of the clinic. Please email ngcw@berkeley.edu with any questions.

 

Date: Thursday, April 9, 2020

Focus:  General legal assistance

Organizer(s):  Access to Law Initiative

Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Location: San Diego LGBT Community Center

3909 Centre St

San Diego, CA 92103

About: The Access to Law Initiative, a project of California Western School of Law, hosts a legal clinic on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Attorneys will be available for free, 30-minute consultations to help evaluate legal issues.

Contact: No appointments are required. For more information, call 619-692-2077.

 

Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Focus:  Name and Gender Marker Changes

Organizer(s):  University of San Diego

Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: San Diego LGBT Community Center

3909 Centre St

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact: Appointments are available at The Center on the second Tuesday and fourth Wednesday of each month. To schedule an appointment email Helen at transclinic.sandiego@gmail.com.

 

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Focus:  Name and Gender Marker Changes

Organizer(s):  University of San Diego

Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: San Diego LGBT Community Center

3909 Centre St

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact: Appointments are available at The Center on the second Tuesday and fourth Wednesday of each month. To schedule an appointment email Helen at transclinic.sandiego@gmail.com.

 

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2020

Focus:  General legal assistance

Organizer(s):  Access to Law Initiative

Time: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Location: San Diego LGBT Community Center

3909 Centre St

San Diego, CA 92103

About: The Access to Law Initiative, a project of California Western School of Law, hosts a legal clinic on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Attorneys will be available for free, 30-minute consultations to help evaluate legal issues.

Contact: No appointments are required. For more information, call 619-692-2077.

 

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 
Focus:  Name and Gender Marker Changes 
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM (RSVP required)
Location: San Mateo County Pride Center 
1021 S. El Camino Real 
San Mateo, CA 94402

About:  Offered last Wednesday of every month. RSVP required. Appointments are on the hour, with the last appointment starting at 6:00 PM.
Contact: For more information and to RSVP, call or text Alex Golding at 650-465-6795 or email at alex.golding@sanmateopride.org. You may also call the front desk at 650-591-0133.

Colorado (CO)

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020

Focus: Gender and name change workshop

Time: 11:30am – 12:45pm (MST)

Organizers: CU Boulder Center for Inclusion & Social Change

Information: This name change workshop is presented as part of the University of Colorado’s TRANSforming Gender Conference. Free to attend and open to the public. Registration is required through their website. Colorado Fingerprinting will be available onsite to take fingerprints for the FBI/CBI background checks if you’d like to use their services at this time.

Location: University of Colorado Law School

2450 Kittredge Loop Dr
Boulder, Colorado 80309

Contact: https://www.colorado.edu/cisc/content/transforming-gender-conference-registration

 

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020

Focus: Gender and name change workshop

Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm (MST)

Location: Transgender Center of the Rockies

3460 S. Federal
Sheridan, CO 80110 United States

Contact: http://www.namechangeproject.org/contact-us/

 

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020

Focus: Gender and name change workshop

Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm (MST)

Organizers: Colorado Name Change Project and UC OUTLaw

Information: The workshop is led by an attorney who can answer your questions and guide you through the process. Also available is information for low-cost/pro bono attorney referrals and microgrants. Colorado Fingerprinting will be available onsite to take fingerprints for the FBI/CBI background checks if you’d like to use their services at this time.

Location: University of Colorado Law School

2450 Kittredge Loop Dr
Boulder, Colorado 80309

 

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2020

Focus: Gender and name change workshop

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm (MST)

Organizers: Inside Out Youth Services and Arrow Insight Counseling

Information: The workshop is led by an attorney who can answer your questions and guide you through the process. Also available is information for low-cost/pro bono attorney referrals and microgrants.

Location: Inside Out Youth Services

223 N. Wahsatch Ave
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903

 

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020

Focus: Gender and name change workshop

Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm (MST)

Location: Transgender Center of the Rockies

3460 S. Federal
Sheridan, CO 80110 United States

Contact: http://www.namechangeproject.org/contact-us/

Connecticut (CT)

No clinics currently listed. However, GLAD offers a Pop-Up ID Project. Transgender people living in New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) seeking to update their legal name and gender on federal and state documents can receive free legal representation through this rapid-response program. The contact form can be found at https://www.glad.org/id/.

Washington, District of Columbia (DC)

Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2018 

Focus: Legal name change 

About: This clinic, co-organized by Whitman-Walker, is free and consists of trained attorneys meeting one-on-one with clients to provide assistance with the name and gender change processes, including obtaining court orders, changing drivers’ licenses, passports, birth certificates, and other identity documents and public records.  It also helps clients to collect needed letters from medical providers and to seek waivers of court fees and other fees, where possible. Check-in starts at 6pm.

Time: Clinic begins at 6:30 PM.  

Location: Whitman-Walker at LIZ

1377 R St. NW, 2nd Floor

Washington, D.C. 20009

Contact: For more information and to RSVP, please contact Lee Hicks at lhicks@whitman-walker.org or 202-939-7627. You MUST RSVP with Lee Hicks to confirm your appointment.

 

Please check Whitman-Walker’s website at https://www.whitman-walker.org/care-program/legal-services-name-and-gender-change for future updates.

Delaware (DE)

There are no clinics currently listed.

Florida (FL)

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Focus: General legal assistance for LGBT people

About: Legal professionals from the Central Florida Lawyers Association will address a wide variety of legal questions. The clinic is held the third Wednesday of each month.

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: The LGBT+ Center Orlando

946 N Mills Ave

Orlando, FL 32803

Contact: No appointments are required. Contact the Center at 407-228-8272 for more information.

 

Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Focus: General legal assistance for LGBT people

About: Legal professionals from the Central Florida Lawyers Association will address a wide variety of legal questions. The clinic is held the third Wednesday of each month.

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: The LGBT+ Center Orlando

946 N Mills Ave

Orlando, FL 32803

Contact: No appointments are required. Contact the Center at 407-228-8272 for more information.

 

Also check https://southernequality.org/events/ for future events and updates.

Georgia (GA)

There are no clinics currently listed. Check https://southernequality.org/events/ for future events and updates.

Additionally, TLDEF’s Name Change Project provides pro bono legal name change services to low-income TGNCNB (transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary) people through partnerships with some of the nation’s most prestigious law firms and corporate law departments. In addition to meeting income-eligibility guidelines, there are geographical limitations. In Georgia, the project is limited to residents of Atlanta. For more information, see http://www.transgenderlegal.org/work_show.php?id=7

Hawaii (HI)

No clinics currently listed. 

Idaho (ID)

No clinics currently listed. 

Illinois (IL)

Date: Every Monday, except holidays (Mar 2, Mar 9, Mar 16, Mar 23, Mar 30, Apr 6, Apr 13, Apr 20, Apr 27)

Focus: Transgender legal services

About: Chicago House hosts a drop-in for trans and gender-expansive people to provide the following legal services: name changes, ID document navigation, record sealing/expungement, public benefits assistance, and representation in discrimination cases (unemployment and housing).

Time: 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM (CST)

Location: 4750 N Sheridan Road

Chicago, IL 60640

Information: For more information regarding Chicago House legal services, contact staff attorney Elizabeth Ricks at ericks@chicagohouse.org

 

Date: Every Wednesday, except holidays (Mar 4, Mar 11, Mar 18, Mar 25, Apr 1, Apr 8, Apr 15, Apr 22, Apr 29)

Focus: Transgender legal services

About: Chicago House hosts a drop-in for trans and gender-expansive people to provide the following legal services: name changes, ID document navigation, record sealing/expungement, public benefits assistance, and representation in discrimination cases (unemployment and housing).

Time: 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM (CST)

Location: 9 N Cicero Ave

Chicago IL 60644

Information: For more information regarding Chicago House legal services, contact staff attorney Elizabeth Ricks at ericks@chicagohouse.org

 

Date: Friday, March 27, 2020

Focus: Legal name changes

About: Transformative Justice Law Project of Illinois conducts free monthly Name Change Mobilization Clinic on the last Friday of every month in Chicago. Attorneys and trained volunteers assist transgender and gender non-conforming folks to file petitions to legally change their names. Volunteers provide follow-up support services by accompanying folks to their court dates and helping them navigate the subsequent name change processes at the Department of Motor Vehicles, Social Security Office, Department of Vital Records, etc.

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (CST)

Location: Daley Center, Room 1202

50 W. Washington St.

Chicago, IL 60602

Information: For more information about legal services offered or questions about how to contact a project attorney, you may email TJLP at info@tjlp.org

 

Date: Friday, April 24, 2020

Focus: Legal name changes

About: Transformative Justice Law Project of Illinois conducts free monthly Name Change Mobilization Clinic on the last Friday of every month in Chicago. Attorneys and trained volunteers assist transgender and gender non-conforming folks to file petitions to legally change their names. Volunteers provide follow-up support services by accompanying folks to their court dates and helping them navigate the subsequent name change processes at the Department of Motor Vehicles, Social Security Office, Department of Vital Records, etc.

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (CST)

Location: Daley Center, Room 1202

50 W. Washington St.

Chicago, IL 60602

Information: For more information about legal services offered or questions about how to contact a project attorney, you may email TJLP at info@tjlp.org

 

Additionally, TLDEF’s Name Change Project provides pro bono legal name change services to low-income TGNCNB (transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary) people through partnerships with some of the nation’s most prestigious law firms and corporate law departments. In addition to meeting income-eligibility guidelines, there are geographical limitations. In Illinois, the project is limited to residents of Cook County. For more information, see http://www.transgenderlegal.org/work_show.php?id=7

Indiana (IN)

No clinics currently listed. However, Indiana Legal Services offers a Low-Income LGBT Project that can assist low-income LGBT people in the state with a variety of legal needs. For more information, see Indiana Transgender Network.

Iowa (IA)

No clinics currently listed. 

Kansas (KS)

No clinics currently listed. 

Kentucky (KY)

No clinics currently listed. 

Louisiana (LA)

There are no clinics currently listed. Check SONG for future events and updates.

Maine (ME)

No clinics currently listed. However, GLAD offers a Pop-Up ID Project. Transgender people living in New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) seeking to update their legal name and gender on federal and state documents can receive free legal representation through this rapid-response program. The contact form can be found at GLAD.

Maryland (MD)

Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2018 

Focus: Legal name change 

About: This clinic, co-organized by Whitman-Walker, is free and consists of trained attorneys meeting one-on-one with clients to provide assistance with the name and gender change processes, including obtaining court orders, changing drivers’ licenses, passports, birth certificates, and other identity documents and public records.  It also helps clients to collect needed letters from medical providers and to seek waivers of court fees and other fees, where possible. Check-in starts at 6pm.

Time: Clinic begins at 6:30 PM.  

Location: Whitman-Walker at LIZ

1377 R St. NW, 2nd Floor

Washington, D.C. 20009

Contact: For more information and to RSVP, please contact Lee Hicks at lhicks@whitman-walker.org or 202-939-7627. You MUST RSVP with Lee Hicks to confirm your appointment.

 

Please check Whitman-Walker’s website at https://www.whitman-walker.org/care-program/legal-services-name-and-gender-change for future updates.

 

Free State Justice also offers legal support for LGBTQ+ individuals. Apply through http://freestate-justice.org/need-help/ or call (410) 625-5428 on Tuesdays between 1:00pm and 4:30pm.

Massachusetts (MA)

No clinics currently listed. However, GLAD offers a Pop-Up ID Project. Transgender people living in New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) seeking to update their legal name and gender on federal and state documents can receive free legal representation through this rapid-response program. The contact form can be found at GLAD.

Michigan (MI)

No clinics currently listed. However, TLDEF’s Name Change Project provides pro bono legal name change services to low-income TGNCNB (transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary) people through partnerships with some of the nation’s most prestigious law firms and corporate law departments. In addition to meeting income-eligibility guidelines, there are geographical limitations. In Michigan, the project is limited to residents of Wayne, Oakland and Washtenaw Counties. For more information, see http://www.transgenderlegal.org/work_show.php?id=7

Minnesota (MN)

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020

About: Volunteer attorneys can provide help with name and gender marker changes, including advice on the process in Minnesota, or help figuring out the process in other states; help filling out forms, making phone calls, and getting information from third parties. Do you have another type of legal issue? We can help with general information about the law and referrals to other free and low-cost resources. Clinic is at this location the 2nd and 4th Mondays and 3rd Saturday of the month.

Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM (CST)

Location: Family Tree Clinic

1619 Dayton Ave #205

St Paul, MN 55104

Instructions: To visit the clinic, make an appointment with https://goo.gl/ABTVNh or just walk in on the day of the clinic!

 

Date: Monday, March 23, 2020

About: Volunteer attorneys can provide help with name and gender marker changes, including advice on the process in Minnesota, or help figuring out the process in other states; help filling out forms, making phone calls, and getting information from third parties. Do you have another type of legal issue? We can help with general information about the law and referrals to other free and low-cost resources. Clinic is at this location the 2nd and 4th Mondays and 3rd Saturday of the month.

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM (CST)

Location: Family Tree Clinic

1619 Dayton Ave #205

St Paul, MN 55104

Instructions: To visit the clinic, make an appointment with https://goo.gl/ABTVNh or just walk in on the day of the clinic!

 

Date: Monday, April 14, 2020

About: Volunteer attorneys can provide help with name and gender marker changes, including advice on the process in Minnesota, or help figuring out the process in other states; help filling out forms, making phone calls, and getting information from third parties. Do you have another type of legal issue? We can help with general information about the law and referrals to other free and low-cost resources. Clinic is at this location the 2nd and 4th Mondays and 3rd Saturday of the month.

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM (CST)

Location: Family Tree Clinic

1619 Dayton Ave #205

St Paul, MN 55104

Instructions: To visit the clinic, make an appointment with https://goo.gl/ABTVNh or just walk in on the day of the clinic!

 

Date: Saturday, April 18, 2020

About: Volunteer attorneys can provide help with name and gender marker changes, including advice on the process in Minnesota, or help figuring out the process in other states; help filling out forms, making phone calls, and getting information from third parties. Do you have another type of legal issue? We can help with general information about the law and referrals to other free and low-cost resources. Clinic is at this location the 2nd and 4th Mondays and 3rd Saturday of the month.

Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM (CST)

Location: Family Tree Clinic

1619 Dayton Ave #205

St Paul, MN 55104

Instructions: To visit the clinic, make an appointment with https://goo.gl/ABTVNh or just walk in on the day of the clinic!

 

Date: Monday, April 27, 2020

About: Volunteer attorneys can provide help with name and gender marker changes, including advice on the process in Minnesota, or help figuring out the process in other states; help filling out forms, making phone calls, and getting information from third parties. Do you have another type of legal issue? We can help with general information about the law and referrals to other free and low-cost resources. Clinic is at this location the 2nd and 4th Mondays and 3rd Saturday of the month.

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM (CST)

Location: Family Tree Clinic

1619 Dayton Ave #205

St Paul, MN 55104

Instructions: To visit the clinic, make an appointment with https://goo.gl/ABTVNh or just walk in on the day of the clinic!

Mississippi (MN)

There are no clinics currently listed. Check SONG for future events and updates.

Missouri (MO)

There are no clinics currently listed. 

Montana (MT)

There are no clinics currently listed. 

Nebraska (NB)

No clinics are currently scheduled; however, Legal Aid of Nebraska offers periodic legal name and gender change clinics. In addition to clinics, they can support people in obtaining legal name and gender changes on an ongoing basis. People can check for updates on clinics or apply for services through their website at legalaidofnebraska.org or direct questions to 402-348-1069 x263.

Nevada (NV)

There are no clinics currently listed. 

New Hampshire (NH)

No clinics currently listed. However, GLAD offers a Pop-Up ID Project. Transgender people living in New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) seeking to update their legal name and gender on federal and state documents can receive free legal representation through this rapid-response program. The contact form can be found at GLAD.

New Jersey (NJ)

Date: Every Saturday (Jan 4, Jan 11, Jan 18, Jan 25, Feb 1, Feb 8, Feb 15, Feb 22, Feb 29)

Focus: General legal assistance

Organizer(s): LeGaL Foundation and North Jersey Community Research Initiative

About: Free legal clinics every Saturday from 6 to 7 PM. Volunteer attorneys provide free legal consultation.

Time: 6:00 – 7:00 PM (EST)

Location: Project WOW! Youth Center, 393 Central Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103

Contact: Julio Roman at j.roman@NJCRI.org or 973-483-3444 (Ext. 251)

 

Additionally, TLDEF’s Name Change Project provides pro bono legal name change services to low-income TGNCNB (transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary) people through partnerships with some of the nation’s most prestigious law firms and corporate law departments. In addition to meeting income-eligibility guidelines, there are geographical limitations. In New Jersey, the project is limited to residents of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, Union, and Middlesex Counties. For more information, see http://www.transgenderlegal.org/work_show.php?id=7

 

New Mexico (NM)

Date:  Friday, March 27, 2020

Focus: Legal name changes

About: Clinic helps people petition for name change court orders and change the name and gender markers on their documents. It meets every fourth Friday of the month.

Time: 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Location:  Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico

149 Jackson St NE.

Albuquerque, NM 87108

 

Date:  Friday, April 24, 2020

Focus: Legal name changes

About: Clinic helps people petition for name change court orders and change the name and gender markers on their documents. It meets every fourth Friday of the month.

Time: 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Location:  Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico

149 Jackson St NE.

Albuquerque, NM 87108

New York (NY)

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Focus:  General legal services for LGBT immigrants

About:  Serving LGBTQ immigrants seeking assistance with legal name and gender marker changes, work authorization document renewals, referrals, screening for immigration relief eligibility and more. It meets the third Wednesday of every month. Consultations are available in Spanish.

Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM (EST)

Location: New York LGBT Community Center

208 West 13th Street

New York, NY 10011

Contact: To book an appointment, visit https://gaycenter.org/legal-clinics/

 

Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020

Focus: General legal services for LGBTQ people

About: Clinic serves all LGBTQ New Yorkers. It meets the third Thursday of every month.

Time:  3:00 – 5:00 PM (EST)

Location:  Staten Island LGBTQ+ Legal Clinic

Staten Island LGBT Community Center
25 Victory Blvd., 3rd Floor, Staten Island, NY

Contact: Please fill out the form available at https://www.pridecentersi.org/legal-assistance to make an appointment or call the Center at 718-808-1363.

 

Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Focus:  General legal services for trans people

About:  Clinic serves all trans and gender-nonconforming New Yorkers. It meets the first Wednesday of each month.

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM (EST)

Location: New York LGBT Community Center

208 West 13th Street

New York, NY 10011

Contact: To book an appointment, visit https://gaycenter.org/legal-clinics/

 

Date:  Friday, April 10, 2020

Focus: General legal services for trans inmates

About: Clinic serves transgender inmates housed in the Transgender Housing Unit. It meets the second Friday of every month.

Location:  NYC Department of Correction
Rikers Island Transgender Housing Unit

 

Date: Monday, April 13, 2020

Focus:  General legal services for trans people

About:  Clinic serves all trans and gender-nonconforming New Yorkers with immigration concerns, work visas, asylum questions, name changes, gender changes, and more. It meets the second Monday of each month.

Time: 5:00 – 7:00 PM (EST)

Location: Translatinx Network

137 West 19th St, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10011

Contact: Call (646) 882-2000 or email info@translatinanetwork.org to make an appointment to speak to a lawyer for free.

 

Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Focus:  General legal services for LGBT immigrants

About:  Serving LGBTQ immigrants seeking assistance with legal name and gender marker changes, work authorization document renewals, referrals, screening for immigration relief eligibility and more. It meets the third Wednesday of every month. Consultations are available in Spanish.

Time: 5:00 – 8:00 PM (EST)

Location: New York LGBT Community Center

208 West 13th Street

New York, NY 10011

Contact: To book an appointment, visit https://gaycenter.org/legal-clinics/

 

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020

Focus: General legal services for LGBTQ people

About: Clinic serves all LGBTQ New Yorkers. It meets the third Thursday of every month.

Time:  3:00 – 5:00 PM (EST)

Location:  Staten Island LGBTQ+ Legal Clinic

Staten Island LGBT Community Center
25 Victory Blvd., 3rd Floor, Staten Island, NY

Contact: Please fill out the form available at https://www.pridecentersi.org/legal-assistance to make an appointment or call the Center at 718-808-1363.

 

Additionally, TLDEF’s Name Change Project provides pro bono legal name change services to low-income TGNCNB (transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary) people through partnerships with some of the nation’s most prestigious law firms and corporate law departments. In addition to meeting income-eligibility guidelines, there are geographical limitations. In New York, the project is limited to residents of the five NYC boroughs/counties (New York, Kings, Queens, Richmond and Bronx), Suffolk County, and Nassau County. For more information, see http://www.transgenderlegal.org/work_show.php?id=7

 

Additionally, Legal Services NYC regularly hosts similar pro bono name change clinics for New York City residents (of all five boroughs). For more information, call LSNYC’s central intake hotline at (917) 661-4500.

North Carolina (NC)

There are no clinics currently listed. Check SONG for future events and updates.

North Dakota (ND)

There are no clinics currently listed. 

Ohio (OH)

Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Focus: Legal name and gender changes

About: During open Name and Gender Change Legal Clinic hours, trained attorneys will provide one-on-one counseling about the gender- and name-changing process.

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (EST)

Location: ACLU Cleveland

4506 Chester Ave.

Cleveland, OH 44103

Instructions: Registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. To register, please fill out this online form. You may also register by calling (614) 340-6781.

Contact: Email legalclinic@equitashealth.com or call (614) 340-6781 with any questions.

 

Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Focus: Legal name and gender changes

About: During open Name and Gender Change Legal Clinic hours, trained attorneys will provide one-on-one counseling about the gender- and name-changing process.

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (EST)

Location: Allen House at Kenyon College

214 North Acland Street

Gambier, OH 43022

Instructions: Registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. To register, please fill out this online form. You may also register by calling (614) 340-6781.

Contact: Email legalclinic@equitashealth.com or call (614) 340-6781 with any questions.

 

Clinics are added frequently. Please check http://equitashealth.com/services/name-gender-change/ and http://www.transohio.org/?page_id=2881 for updates.

Oklahoma (OK)

No clinic at this time.

Oregon (OR)

No clinics currently listed. However, a law firm in Portland, K&L Gates LLP, offers free assistance with legal name change court forms and identity documents law. To find out more or request assistance, contact Shane T. Devins at 503-226-5743 (office), 312-887-0952 (mobile), or shane.devins@klgates.com.

Pennsylvania (PA)

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Focus: General LGBT legal clinic
Organizer: Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Location: Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center

522 West Maple Street

Allentown, PA 18101

Information: http://www.bradburysullivancenter.org/events

 

Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Focus: General LGBT legal clinic
Organizer: Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Location: Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center

522 West Maple Street

Allentown, PA 18101

Information: http://www.bradburysullivancenter.org/events

 

Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Focus: General LGBT legal clinic
Organizer: Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Location: Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center

522 West Maple Street

Allentown, PA 18101

Information: http://www.bradburysullivancenter.org/events

 

Additionally, TLDEF’s Name Change Project provides pro bono legal name change services to low-income TGNCNB (transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary) people through partnerships with some of the nation’s most prestigious law firms and corporate law departments. In addition to meeting income-eligibility guidelines, there are geographical limitations. In Pennsylvania, the project is limited to residents of Philadelphia and Allegheny Counties. For more information, see http://www.transgenderlegal.org/work_show.php?id=7

 

Rhode Island (RI)

No clinics currently listed. However, GLAD offers a Pop-Up ID Project. Transgender people living in New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) seeking to update their legal name and gender on federal and state documents can receive free legal representation through this rapid-response program. The contact form can be found at GLAD.

South Carolina (SC)

There are no clinics currently listed. Check SONG for future events and updates.

South Dakota (SD)

There are no clinics currently listed. 

Tennessee (TN)

There are no clinics currently listed. 

Texas (TX)

No events currently scheduled, but Houston Volunteer Lawyers offers regular clinics to assist individuals in changing their legal name and gender. A pre-screening is required; more information is available here: https://www.makejusticehappen.org/transgender

Utah (UT)

Date: Thursday, April 9, 2020

Focus: General LGBT law

About: Recurring event held on the second Thursday of each month.

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Location: Utah Pride Center

255 E 400 S

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Contact: Call 801-539-8800 or visit www.utahpridecenter.org

Vermont (VT)

No clinics currently listed. However, GLAD offers a Pop-Up ID Project. Transgender people living in New England (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont) seeking to update their legal name and gender on federal and state documents can receive free legal representation through this rapid-response program. The contact form can be found at GLAD.

Virginia (VA)

onfirm your appointment.

 

Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2018 

Focus: Legal name change 

About: This clinic, co-organized by Whitman-Walker, is free and consists of trained attorneys meeting one-on-one with clients to provide assistance with the name and gender change processes, including obtaining court orders, changing drivers’ licenses, passports, birth certificates, and other identity documents and public records.  It also helps clients to collect needed letters from medical providers and to seek waivers of court fees and other fees, where possible. Check-in starts at 6pm.

Time: Clinic begins at 6:30 PM.  

Location: Whitman-Walker at LIZ

1377 R St. NW, 2nd Floor

Washington, D.C. 20009

Contact: For more information and to RSVP, please contact Lee Hicks at lhicks@whitman-walker.org or 202-939-7627. You MUST RSVP with Lee Hicks to confirm your appointment.

 

Please check Whitman-Walker’s website at https://www.whitman-walker.org/care-program/legal-services-name-and-gender-change for future updates.

Washington (WA)

Date:  Thursday, March 19, 2020

Focus: General legal services

About: The QLaw Foundation LGBTQ Legal Clinic offers a free 30-minute consultation with a volunteer attorney. Attorneys are specially trained to discuss legal issues commonly faced by members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community, and welcome all clients regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM (PST)

Location: LGBTQ Legal Clinic

Seattle Counseling Services

1216 Pine St, Suite 300

Seattle, WA 98101

Information: For more information, visit the QLaw website at http://www.q-law.org/

Instructions: The QLaw clinic is held the first and third Thursday of each month. Consultations are by appointment only. Call 206-267-7070 Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. If you reach their voicemail, please leave a short message with your contact information and they will get back to you.

 

Date:  Thursday, April 2, 2020

Focus: General legal services

About: The QLaw Foundation LGBTQ Legal Clinic offers a free 30-minute consultation with a volunteer attorney. Attorneys are specially trained to discuss legal issues commonly faced by members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community, and welcome all clients regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM (PST)

Location: LGBTQ Legal Clinic

Seattle Counseling Services

1216 Pine St, Suite 300

Seattle, WA 98101

Information: For more information, visit the QLaw website at http://www.q-law.org/

Instructions: The QLaw clinic is held the first and third Thursday of each month. Consultations are by appointment only. Call 206-267-7070 Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. If you reach their voicemail, please leave a short message with your contact information and they will get back to you.

 

Date:  Thursday, April 16, 2020

Focus: General legal services

About: The QLaw Foundation LGBTQ Legal Clinic offers a free 30-minute consultation with a volunteer attorney. Attorneys are specially trained to discuss legal issues commonly faced by members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community, and welcome all clients regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM (PST)

Location: LGBTQ Legal Clinic

Seattle Counseling Services

1216 Pine St, Suite 300

Seattle, WA 98101

Information: For more information, visit the QLaw website at http://www.q-law.org/ 

Instructions: The QLaw clinic is held the first and third Thursday of each month. Consultations are by appointment only. Call 206-267-7070 Tuesday through Thursday from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. If you reach their voicemail, please leave a short message with your contact information and they will get back to you.

 

West Virginia (WV)

There are no clinics currently listed.

Wisconsin (WI)

There are no clinics currently listed.

Wyoming (WY)

There are no clinics currently listed.

Guam (GU)

There are no clinics currently listed.

Puerto Rico (PR)

There are no clinics currently listed.

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Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.

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Transgender Law Center
PO Box 70976
Oakland, CA 94612-0976

phone: 510.587.9696
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