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Hofstra Law to Host Free Name & Gender Marker Change Clinic on Nov. 12

Illustration used to promote the Nov. 12, 2017, Name & Gender Marker Change Clinic with the logs of the three co-organizers, the Hofstra Law LGBT Rights Fellowship program, the Hofstra Law student organization OUTLaw, and Transcend Legal , as well as a symbol depicting male, female, and transgender

Hofstra Law will be hosting its first Name & Gender Marker Change Clinic for transgender and gender-nonconforming adults, youths and children on Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Law School. The plan is to offer the clinic semiannually.

The clinic, organized by the Hofstra Law LGBT Rights Fellowship program and the student organization OUTLaw, in collaboration with Transcend Legal, is designed to help people legally change their name to align with their identities.

Law students, supervised by Hofstra Law Clinical Professor Lauris Wren, Esq. and Transcend Legal’s Charlie Arrowood, Esq., will provide free information and assistance with the paperwork and process. (Please note: Youth and children under 16 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.)

Translators will be made available as needed. Food and refreshments will be provided.

An appointment is required. To schedule one, or for more information, please call the Hofstra Law Clinical Program at 516-463-5934.

DATE: Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017

TIME: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. An appointment is required

LOCATION: Rooms 303 & 308, Hofstra Law School, South Campus, Hempstead, NY 11549

CONTACT: Hofstra Law Clinical Program, 516-463-5934

 

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