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September 15, 2021

ALABAMA

Maynard Cooper & Gale, PC
1901 Sixth Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
https://www.maynardcooper.com   
Cynthia Lamar-Hart: 205.254.1038 clamar@maynardcooper.com
Provides workshops and pro bono legal services for name and gender changes in Alabama.

ARIZONA

Arcoíris Liberation Team
Phoenix, AZ    
https://www.facebook.com/arcoirisliberationteam/
Jon Beebe Giudice: jon.beebe.giudice@gmail.com
Arcoíris works with trans migrant communities both in- and outside of immigration detention.

Southern Arizona Gender Alliance
PO Box 41863 Tucson, AZ 85717    
http://sagatucson.org/wp/
Abby Louise Jensen, Vice President: 520.477.7096 arizonaabby@gmail.com
Does support and advocacy for southern Arizona’s trans community and offers assistance with ID changes.

ARKANSAS

Lauro Law, PLLC
210 S. Pulaski St. Little Rock, AR 72201    
http://laurolaw.com/
Mike Lauro: 501.613.6529 mike@laurolaw.com
Provides basic information about legal aspects of transition and assistance with name and gender marker changes

CALIFORNIA

Bay Area Legal Aid
1735 Telegraph Ave. Oakland, CA 94612    
http://baylegal.org/
510.663.4755
Provides low-income clients with free civil legal assistance, effective referrals, and legal representation.


California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.
1111 I Street, Suite 310, Modesto, CA 95354

https://crla.org/programs/lgbtq
Mateo Mossey, LGBT Program Coordinator: ​209.577.3811 mmossey@crla.org
CRLA provides free legal aid to eligible low-income individuals through 16 field offices in the Central Valley, Central Coast, and other agricultural regions of the state. CRLA’s LGBT legal assistance focus on immigration services, as well as legal name and gender change petitions, and employment and education discrimination cases.


Chazan Family Law, PC
​225 S Lake Ave, Suite 300, Pasadena, CA 91101
www.acfamilylaw.com
Alana Chazan: 323.739.6329 alana@acfamilylaw.com
​Provides representation to trans/GNC clients in all areas of family law, including divorce, custody proceedings, establishment of parentage, second-parent adoptions, and name and gender changes.


East Bay Community Law Center
2921 Adeline Street Berkeley, CA 94703    
http://www.ebclc.org    
Daniel Faessler: 1.855.693.7285 dfaessler@ebclc.org
Provides low-income clients and those living with HIV with free civil legal assistance and representation. Assists clients in the followings counties: Alameda, Contra Costa Marin, Napa, Santa Clara, San Francisco, and Sonoma.


Gender Health Center
2020 29th St., Ste. 201 Sacramento, CA 95817    
http://www.thegenderhealthcenter.org
Ben Hudson, Executive Director: 916.455.2391 ben@ghcmail.org
Offers counseling and advocacy services on a sliding scale. Advocacy includes help with name and gender marker changes, health insurance options, economic empowerment, and legal health clinics.


L.A. LGBT Center
1625 N. Schrader Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90028    
http://www.lalgbtcenter.org/
323.993.7400
Legal clinic provides help preparing name/gender change legal docs. Also provide legal assistance for survivors of violence, immigration issues, and discrimination.


Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
4 North Second Street, Suite 1300
San Jose, California 95113
http://www.lawfoundation.org
Intake: 408.280.2420 
Provides low-income clients in Santa Clara County with free civil legal assistance, effective referrals and legal representation and runs a name and gender marker change clinic.


LetsGo! Liberation Clinic at El Centro, UCLA Law School
Los Angeles, CA       
https://law.ucla.edu/life-ucla-law/student-organizations/el-centro-legal...
323.960.9279 elcentro@lawnet.ucla.edu    
Operates name and gender marker clinics with partner organizations.


Red Light Legal
1322 Webster St., Ste. 210 Oakland, CA 94612    
http://redlightlegal.org
Kristina Dolgin: 510.457.1399 Kristina@redlightlegal.org
Provides direct legal services, legal representation, community education, and effective policy advocacy to sex workers in all corners of the industry.


Transgender and Non-Binary Name and Gender-Marker Change Legal Clinic
The San Diego LGBT Community Center, 3909 Centre Street, San Diego, CA 92103
Helen Lockett: 619.606.2692 transclinic.sandiego@gmail.com
The clinic is held on the first Tuesday of every month, 6:30pm-8:30pm, helping individuals complete court documents to change their name and/or gender-marker. Appointments highly encouraged. Sponsored by USD School of Law, Tom Homann LGBT Bar Association, and The Center.


Transgender Law Center
1629 Telegraph Ave., Ste. 400 Oakland, CA 94612
http://transgenderlawcenter.org
415.865.0176
TLC’s advocacy, programs, and litigation advance the rights of transgender people across the country by changing law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live authentically and free from discrimination.

COLORADO

The Colorado Name Change Project
1151 S Huron St, Denver, CO 80223    
http://www.namechangeproject.org    
Inquiries@namechangeproject.org
CNCP provides information & workshops on name and gender marker changes, instructions and forms on their website, and referrals to pro bono or low-cost legal assistance if individuals require additional help.


The GLBT Community Center of Colorado
1301 E. Colfax Denver, CO 80218        
http://www.glbtcolorado.org
Sable Schultz, Transgender Programs Manager: 303.733.7743 sschultz@glbtcolorado.org
The Center provides support services for transgender people in Colorado.

DC

Correia & Puth, PLLC
1400 16th Street NW, Suite 450, Washington DC 20006
https://www.correiaputh.com
Jonathan C. Puth: 202.602.6500 jputh@correiaputh.com
Represents transgender clients who have experienced discrimination due to their gender identity in the workplace, at schools or universities, in healthcare settings, or other places of public accommodation.


Pershing Law PLLC
1416 E St NE, Washington DC 20009
202.642.1431 http://www.pershinglaw.us/
Stephen B. Pershing, Esq: 202.642.1431 steve@pershinglaw.us
Name and gender marker changes, discrimination


TransLAW
Washington, DC 
https://www.translawdc.org/
Steering Committee: translawdc@gmail.com
Partners with WWH to run the name and gender marker change clinic and offers financial assistance for individuals changing their identity documents.


Whitman-Walker Health Legal Services Program
1701 14th St., NW Washington, DC 20009    
https://www.whitman-walker.org/legal-services
Amy Nelson, Director of Legal Services: 202.939.7627 anelson@whitman-walker.org
Runs a free monthly Name and Gender Change Clinic and offers legal services related to medical care, immigration, discrimination, access to insurance, and public benefits.

FLORIDA

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF)
122 E. Colonial Drive, Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32801
www.clsmf.org
Laura Pichardo-Cruz: 800.405.1417 laurap@clsmf.org

Free civil legal assistance to no- and low-income residents in central Florida, including employment and housing discrimination, name and gender marker changes, and access to healthcare.


Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc.
423 Fern Street, Ste 200, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
www.legalaidpbc.org
Kimberly Rommel-Enright: 561.822.9769 kenright@legalaidpbc.org
Full range of services for LGBTQ clients including family law (divorce, domestic violence, name changes, adoptions, and surrogacy/sperm donor contracts); housing; bankruptcy; and guardianship, and assistance for transgender minors and their parents in obtaining name changes and seeking to obtain HRT.


Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.
4500 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 340 Miami, FL 33137    
http://legalservicesmiami.org/    
Sean Rowley: 305.576.0080 srowley@legalservicesmiami.org
LGBT Justice Project represents transgender individuals in the areas of housing discrimination and name changes. 


Southern Legal Counsel
​1229 NW 12th Ave, Gainesville, FL32606 
www.southernlegal.org
Simone Chriss: ​352.271.8890 simone.chriss@southernlegal.org
​Transgender Equality Project runs statewide clinics providing pro bono assistance for name and gender marker changes.


TransLatin@ Coalition, Florida Chapter 
http://www.translatinacoalition.org    
Arianna Lint, ariannau@translatinacoalition.org
Advocacy organization offering assistance with name and gender marker changes in Florida.

GEORGIA

Emory University School of Law LGBTQ Legal Services   
https://law.emory.edu/academics/clinics/ells-lgbtq-legal-services.html 
706.538.3557 ells@emory.edu 
Insurance denials, health care advance directives, community resources

ILLINOIS

People’s Law Office
1180 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60642    
http://peopleslawoffice.com/
Joey Mogul: 773.235.0070 JoeyMogul@aol.com
Attorneys from People’s Law Office in Chicago have been successfully fighting for the civil rights of victims of police brutality, wrongful convictions, false arrest and other abuses for over 40 years


Transformative Justice Law Project of Illinois
4707 N. Broadway, Ste. 307 Chicago, IL 60640    
https://www.tjlp.org/name-change-mobilization
Avi Rudnick, Volunteer Attorney: 773.272.1822 namechange@tjlp.org
​Holds a Name Change Mobilization last Friday of every month. Also offers free criminal legal services to low-income and homeless transgender and gender non-conforming people


TransLife Center, Chicago House
1925 N. Clybourn Chicago, IL 60614    
https://www.chicagohouse.org/translegal/
Elizabeth Ricks, Legal Director and Staff Attorney: 773.248.5200 ericks@chicagohouse.org
​The TransLegal Program provides holistic and affirming legal services, self-help legal assistance, and legal education to transgender people.

INDIANA

Law Office of Barbara J. Baird
445 N. Pennsylvania St., Ste 401 Indianapolis, IN 46204    
http://www.bjbairdlaw.com/    
Barbara J. Baird: 317.637.2345 bjbaird@bjbairdlaw.com


The De Brota Law Firm LLC
1389 W. 86th Street #261, Indianapolis, IN 46260
https://www.debrotalaw.com/gender-law     
Amy Ficklin DeBrota: 317.848.5555 amy@debrotalaw.com    
Amy DeBrota handles transgender discrimination claims and name and gender marker changes.  She offers pro bono petitions for name and gender marker changes for individuals with a household income of $40,000 or less.


Transgender Resource, Education and Enrichment Services 
2043 South Bend Ave #255, South Bend, IN 46637    
http://www.webetrees.org    
219-331-4665 info@webetrees.org

IOWA

​Rainbow Health Clinic, University of Iowa College of Law
​Boyd Law Building, Iowa City, IA 52242
www.uiowa.edu/legalclinic/
​Len Sandler: ​319.335.9023 leonard-sandler@uiowa.edu
​The Law and Policy in Action Clinic at UI College of Law partners with the Rainbow Health Clinic to create an Iowa guide to changing ID documents and otherwise assist with the legal needs of trans/GNC patients.

KANSAS

Kansas Legal Services
​340 S. Broadway St., 2nd Floor, Wichita, KS 67202
https://www.kansaslegalservices.org/node/809/online-application
Ellen Bertels: 316.265.9681 bertelse@klsinc.org
Name and gender marker changes, identity document corrections, advanced directives, and other legal support


University of Kansas School of Law Legal Aid Clinic
1535 W 15th St, Lawrence, KS 66045
https://law.ku.edu/academics/hands-on-learning/clinics/legal-aid
Professor Meredith Schnug: 785.864.9291 mschnug@ku.edu    
Name and gender marker changes

LOUISIANA

The Hite Law Group
701 Loyala Ave, Ste. 403 N.O., LA 70113    
http://www.hitelawgroup.com/    
Nicholas J. Hite: 504.252.0678 nicholas@hitelawgroup.com
A holistic legal practice specializing in all forms of advocacy and litigation for trans people anywhere in Louisiana.


Louisiana Trans Advocates
650 N 6th St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
https://ltadraft2018.squarespace.com/    
504.355.0836 info@latransadvocates.org     
Supports transgender communities across the state through social support, education, empowerment, and advocacy in order to promote self-determination of gender identity and gender expression for everyone.

MAINE

Portland Legal, LLC
P.O. Box 8585 Portland, ME 04101    
https://www.ptla.org/introduction-4    
Zack Paakkonen: 207.518.8663 zack@portlandmainelegal.com
Provides sliding scale and sometimes pro bono legal services for a variety of transgender legal issues.

MARYLAND

FreeState Justice, Inc.
231 E. Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21202
http://freestate-justice.org/
410.625.5428
Offers legal help with name and gender marker changes, discrimination, family law, and violence.


Law Office of Amanda J. Hackett, LLC
6909 Laurel Ave. Takoma Park, MD 20913    
http://hackettimmigration.blogspot.com/    
Amanda J. Hackett: 240.331.6379 amanda@hackettimmigration.com
Provides sliding-scale LGBT-focused immigration and asylum legal services.


Trans Maryland Name Change Program    
https://transmaryland.org/name-change-program   
Lee Blinder: 917-744-5583 lee@transmaryland.org
Peer-to-peer guidance on name and gender marker changes (not legal services)

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition
PO Box 960784 Boston, MA 02196    
http://www.masstpc.org/    
617.778.0519 
Advocacy and community-building organization with an ID Project to assist with name and gender marker changes.

MICHIGAN

Community Health Awareness Group
1300 W. Fort St. Detroit, MI 48226    
http://www.chagdetroit.org/    
313.963.3434 
Offers help with the name change process along with a variety of programming to support the trans community.

MINNESOTA

Gender Justice Minnesota
550 Rice St. St. Paul, MN 55103    
https://www.genderjustice.us/legal-assistance/
651.789.2090 info@genderjustice.us
Legal and policy advocacy organization that sometimes represents individuals in legal cases brought under federal civil rights statutes like Title VII or Title IX as well as state statutes like the Minnesota Human Rights Act.


Rainbow Health
2577 W Territorial, St. Paul, MN 55114  
https://rainbowhealth.org/community-resources/legal-advocacy/
Phil Duran, Legal Director, Health Care Access: 612.373.2426 phil.duran@justushealth.mn
Provides legal information and advocacy around discrimination, identity documents, and public/private insurance coverage and appeals, as well as systems-change work with State and local agencies.


Volunteer Lawyers Network Community Clinic
1619 Dayton Ave #205, St. Paul, MN 55104 
https://www.vlnmn.org/clinics/community   
CB Baga: 612-766-7819 Courtney.Baga@FaegreBD.com
A walk-in legal services clinic at the Minnesota Trans Health Coalition and Family Tree Clinic, specializing in gender marker and name change and insurance access.

MISSISSIPPI

Dana Bumgardner, PLLP
727 W 5th Street, Laurel, MS 39440    
601.428.1333
 

MISSOURI

Madeline Johnson, Esq.
2555 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108    
https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Labor---Employment-Lawyer/Law-Of...
816.607.1836 mmjohnsonlaw@gmail.com
Provides services around ID documents and discrimination


Metro Trans Umbrella Group
438 N. Skinker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63130    
http://www.stlmetrotrans.com 
Sayer Johnson: 314.2702155 sayer.johnson@stlmetrotrans.com
Provides support and advocacy for the trans community in Missouri.


Shook, Hardy, & Bacon Law Firm
2555 Grand Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64108    
http://www.shb.com/
Mary Olson: 816.474.6550 molson@shb.com
Provides pro bono representation to members of the transgender community for name changes and gender marker corrections in the Kansas City area, in both Kansas and Missouri.


Kathy Wysack, Attorney at Law
3203A S. Grand Blvd., Ste. A St. Louis, MO 63118    
http://www.kathywysack.com/
Kathy Wysack-Rood: 314.771.4494 kathy@kathywysack.com 
Helps with name and gender marker changes in St. Louis, MO and Downstate Illinois areas

NEBRASKA

Legal Aid of Nebraska
209 S 19th St, Suite 200, Omaha, NE 68102    
www.legalaidofnebraska.org
Talia Hughes, Intake Paralegal: 402.348.1069 thughes@legalaidofnebraska.org
Provides civil legal aid to low income people in Nebraska including advice, referrals and representation. Provides walk-in assistance for name changes at Omaha and Lincoln offices.


Watke, Polk & Sena LLP
2712 S. 87th Ave. Omaha, NE 68124    
https://wpslawfirm.com/
Joni Watke: 402.884.7444 watke@WPSlawfirm.com
Provides ID document services at a reduced rate.  Also practice family law.

NEVADA

Gender Justice Nevada
900 Karen Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89109    
http://genderjusticenv.org/
702.324.1271 sy@genderjusticenv.org
Provide name and gender change assistance and transgender advocacy.


Transgender Allies Group
316 California Ave., Ste 149 Reno, NV 89509    
http://transgenderalliesgroup.org/
Brooke Mylath, President: 775.742.8673 brock@transgenderalliesgroup.org
Do not currently serve clients for name and gender change work, but can refer to legal aid that will.

NEW JERSEY

Garden State Equality
40 S. Fullerton Ave., Montclair, NJ 07042    
http://www.gardenstateequality.org
973.473.5428
Provides assistance to NJ residents who are victims of harassment or discrimination.

NEW MEXICO

Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico
149 Jackson St. NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87108    
http://www.tgrcnm.org/
Adrien Lawyer, Co-Director: 505.200.9086 adrien@tgrcnm.org
Offers a variety of support services for trans people, including info and referrals on legal issues.

NEW YORK

Arrowood Law
PO Box 20511, South Huntington, NY 11746    
https://www.arrowood.law/ 
Charlie Arrowood: 516.331.1317 charlie@arrowood.law  
Sliding scale name and document change assistance across NY


Browde Law, P.C.
http://www.browdelaw.com
Kristin Prata Browde: 914.861.9119 info@browdelaw.com
Provides legal assistance in family law, divorce and civil litigation, and other areas. Provides free legal services for name changes.


Empire Justice Center Civil Rights Project
1 W Main St, #200 Rochester, NY 14614    
https://empirejustice.org/issuesareas/civil-rights/ 
585.295.5721
Provides direct legal services to low-income LGBTQ individuals across Upstate New York and Long Island (outside of New York City), advocates for LGBTQ-related policies, and offers technical assistance and training for courts, service providers, and community members. 


Gender Justice Clinic, Cornell Law School
https://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/academics/experiential-learning/clinic...
607.255.4196    
Discrimination


Legal Services NYC
https://www.legalservicesnyc.org/what-we-do/practice-areas-and-projects/...
917.661.4500
Provide free legal services in a variety of civil legal matters impacting the trans community, including employment, housing, public benefits, family, name changes, gender marker changes, life planning, consumer and immigration.


LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York
393 Central Avenue, Newark, NJ    
https://www.lgbtbarny.org/clinics-information 
Brett Figlewski, Legal Director: 212-353-9118 bfiglewski@le-gal.org
Offers several pro bono legal clinics devoted to serving the LGBTQ community. The clinics are staffed by volunteer attorneys who provide general guidance and legal referrals, but not legal representation.


LGBTQ Law Project, New York Legal Assistance Group
7 Hanover Square, 18th Floor New York, NY 10004    
https://nylag.org/lgbtq-rights/
Provides free legal services in a variety of civil legal matters impacting the trans community, including employment, housing, public benefits, shelter access, name changes, gender marker changes, family law and life planning.


Peter Cicchino Youth Project, Urban Justice Center
40 Rector St., 9th Floor New York, NY 10006    
http://pcyp.urbanjustice.org/
877.542.8529
Offers free legal services for homeless and street-involved youth under 25 in NYC and NYS prisons, including name changes, updating identity documents, immigration status, navigating criminal issues, and public benefits.


Milo Primeaux, Esq.
P.O. Box 665, Dansville, NY 14437-0665    
https://www.miloprimeaux.com 
Milo Primeaux: 585.612.1071 miloprimeauxesq@gmail.com
Represents transgender clients with name changes, and LGBTQ+ clients who have experienced discrimination in employment, education institutions, healthcare and health insurance, housing, access to credit, and places of public accommodation. Sliding-scale fee available for clients who demonstrate financial need.


Sylvia Rivera Law Project
147 W. 24th St., 5th Fl New York, NY 10011    
http://srlp.org
Stefanie Rivera, Client Services: 212.337.8550 x308 stefanie@srlp.org
Direct representation of TGNCI people in the NYC area or incarcerated in NYS prisons on name and gender marker changes. Limited ability to represent in prisoner rights, health care, and immigration issues.


Law Office of Beth C. Thomas, PLLC
30 3rd St, Troy, NY 12180    
https://www.bcthomaslaw.com/lgbt-law 
Beth Thomas: 518.805.9577 bethcthomas@bcthomaslaw.com
Name and gender marker changes, discrimination and harassment

NORTH CAROLINA

Connie J. Vetter, Attorney at Law
1208 The Plaza Charlotte, NC    
http://www.cjvlaw.com/
704.333.4000 ConnieVetter@CJVLaw.com
Wills and estate documents, name changes, gender marker changes, adoptions, surrogacy, and adult guardianship.


Law Offices of Ali Nininger-Finch
6325 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC, 27615
www.anflegalservices.com
Ali Nininger-Finch: 984.329.2288 ali@anflegalservices.com
Assists with name and gender marker changes on a sliding scale. Also provides expungement services, help with small business and nonprofit startup issues, judicial bypass/waiver, domestic violence protective orders, and limited criminal defense.


Freedom Center for Social Justice
4921 Albemarle Rd, Charlotte, NC 28205    
http://fcsj.org/
980.729.8454
Provides support for trans communities across North Carolina.

NORTH DAKOTA

TriState Trans
https://www.facebook.com/TristateTrans/
Step by step guide to legally changing documents in North Dakota

OHIO

Equitas Health Name and Gender Change Legal Clinic    
http://equitashealth.com/services/name-gender-change-legal-clinic/  
614.299.2437 legalclinics@equitashealth.com
Attorneys will provide one-on-one counseling about the name and gender change process at regular free clinics.


Scott E. Knox, Attorneys at Law
13 E. Court St., Ste. 300 Cincinnati, OH 45202    
https://scottknox.com/_index.html
Scott E. Knox: 513.241.3800 scott@scottknox.com
Provides legal services for discrimination issues and name and gender marker changes.

OKLAHOMA

Oklahomans for Equality
621 E 4th St, Tulsa, OK 74120     
http://www.okeq.org/
918.743.4297
Provides legal services to the transgender community.

OREGON

Basic Rights Oregon
310 SW 4th Ave., Ste. 300 Portland, OR 97204    
http://www.basicrights.org/   
503.222.6151
Provides information and referrals for name and gender marker changes and other legal support.


Outside In
1132 SW 13th Ave. Portland, OR 97205    
https://outsidein.org/health-services/transgender-and-gender-non-conform...
503.535.3860 transinfo@OutsideIn.org
Provides name and gender marker change assistance in Oregon.

PENNSYLVANIA

Garden of Peace Project
P.O. Box 174 Homestead, PA 15120    
http://www.gardenofpeaceproject.org
Michael David Battle, Executive Director: 412.879.0477 michaeldavid.battle@gardenofpeaceproject.org
(Trans)ition Project provides assistance with name and gender marker change paperwork.


Mazzoni Center
21 S. 12th St., 13th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107    
https://mazzonicenter.org/
Thomas W. Ude, Jr., Legal and Public Policy Director: 215.563.0657 tude@mazzonicenter.org
Legal Help Desk: legalservices@mazzonicenter.org 
Provides legal services for elder issues, discrimination, harassment, family law, name change, wills, and youth, as part of the Center’s mission to provide quality health and wellness services in an LGBT-focused environment.


Trans-Help
1315 Spruce St, Phila, PA 19107    
https://www.facebook.com/transpeoplefortranspeople/    
Julie Chovanes: 267.235.4570 jchovanes@chovanes.com
Providing legal, social, and medical services to trans people, and education about trans people to the greater community. Legal services are in house and primarily litigation.

PUERTO RICO

LGBT Law Clinic, University of Puerto Rico School of Law
PO Box 23349, UPR Station San Juan, PR 00931    
https://derecho.uprrp.edu/clinica/
Nora Vargas Acosta: 787.999.9553 nvargasacosta@onelinkpr.net

SOUTH DAKOTA

TransAction South Dakota
​PO Box 91614, Sioux Falls, SD 57106
www.transactionsd.org    
605.681.6506 info@transactionsd.org   
​Runs a name and gender change clinic throughout the state to assist with updating legal name and IDs.

TENNESSEE

Rubenfeld Law Office, P.C. 
2409 Hillsboro Rd., Ste. 200 Nashville, TN 37212   
http://rubenfeldlaw.com/
Abby Rubenfeld: 615.386.9077 arubenfeld@rubenfeldlaw.com 
Practices family law, contract law, criminal law, personal injury, and LGBT law.

TEXAS

Trans Legal Aid Clinic Houston
https://www.facebook.com/TransLegalAidClinicHouston/
info@translegalaidtx.com


Trans Name and Gender Marker Project
https://law.utexas.edu/probono/for-the-public/pro-bono-program-clinics/g...   
genderintegrity@law.utexas.edu
Student-run project of the Mithoff Pro Bono Program at Texas Law (University of Texas School of Law).

UTAH

Rainbow Law Free Clinic
Utah Pride Center. 255 East and 400 South in Salt Lake City
https://utahpridecenter.org/resource-directory/44616/rainbow-law-clinic/
801.297.7049 probono@utahbar.org
Provides free legal assistance for name and gender marker changes the 2nd Thursday of every month from 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm.


Transgender Education Advocates of Utah
P.O. Box 521928 Salt Lake City, UT 84152    
http://www.teaofutah.org/
Candice Metzler candice@teaofutah.org 
Provides information on the name and gender change process.

VIRGINIA

University of Richmond School of Law Trans Law Collaborative
1010 N. Thompson St. Richmond, VA 23230    
https://law.richmond.edu/public-service/pro-bono/programs.html#trans-law...
804.358.6343 
Collaborates on semi-annual name and gender marker change clinic and provides advice and support.


Virginia Equality Bar Association
http://www.vaequalitybar.org    
info@vaequalitybar.org
Operates recurring name and gender marker change clinics in Richmond and traveling clinics throughout the state

WASHINGTON

Lavender Rights Project
2425 6th Ave S, Seattle WA 98134
https://www.lavenderrightsproject.org/legal-clinicsct.org
Dusty LaMay: 206.639.7955 info@lavenderrightsproject.org

Direct legal services by and for trans and queer communities, including harassment, discrimination, all transgender related legal care, health access, family law, divorces, estate planning, employment discrimination and adoptions. Services are all cost free or sliding scale based on income.


North Sound Law 
http://www.northsoundlaw.com/     
Spencer Bergstedt: info@northsoundlaw.com


QLaw Association of Washington
https://www.qlawfoundation.org/ 
206.235.7235 clinic@qlawfoundation.org 
Runs a legal clinic that offers services for any civil legal issue facing LGBTQ community members. 

WEST VIRGINIA

Fairness West Virginia
303 Washington St. West Charleston, WV 25302    
http://fairnesswv.org/ 
Andrew Schneider, Executive Director: 304.806.2220 andrew@fairnesswv.org 
Provides information, support and referrals for name and gender marker changes.

WISCONSIN

Foley & Lardner, LLP
777 E. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53202
https://www.foley.com/en/people/t/tilleman-morgan-j
Morgan J. Tilleman: 414.271.2400  MTilleman@foley.com 

NORTHEAST

GLAD- Legal Advocates and Defenders for the LGBTQ Community
18 Tremont Street, Suite 950 Boston, MA 02108    
617.426.1350    http://www.glad.org/ 
Jennifer Levi: jlevi@glad.org 
J.D. Melendez: jmelendez@glad.org    
Henry Thomas: hthomas@glad.org
Provides state-specific resources and referrals. Serves CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT.

SOUTH

Southern Poverty Law Center
400 Washington Ave. Montgomery, AL 36104    
https://www.splcenter.org/issues/lgbtq-rights    
888.414.7752
Litigation on LGBT rights issues, including employment discrimination and on behalf of incarcerated individuals.
Serves AL, FL, GA, LA, and MS.

NATIONAL

ACLU LGBT & HIV Project
125 Broad St., 18th Floor New York, NY 10004    
https://www.aclu.org/other/about-aclu-lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender-aids-project
Chase Strangio, Attorney: 212.549.2500 cstrangio@aclu.org

Human Rights Campaign
1640 Rhode Island Ave. N.W. Washington, DC 20036    
http://www.hrc.org/ 
202.628.4160     

Lambda Legal
120 Wall St., 19th Floor New York, NY 10005    
http://www.lambdalegal.org    
212.809.8585     

National Center for Lesbian Rights
870 Market Street, Suite 370 San Francisco, CA 94102    
http://www.nclrights.org
Ming Wong, Helpline Attorney: 800.528.6257 mwong@nclrights.org

National Center for Transgender Equality
1400 16th Street NW, Suite 510 Washington, DC 20036    
http://www.transequality.org    
202.745.2314    

National LGBTQ Task Force
1325 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC 20005    
http://www.thetaskforce.org     
202.393.5177

Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund
20 West 20th Street, Ste. 705 New York, NY 10011    
http://www.transgenderlegal.org/
AC Dumlao, Name Change Project: 646.862.9396 adumlao@transgenderlegal.org 

 

 

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