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Representing Transgender Clients: Practical Skills and Cultural Competency

Released on: Nov. 18, 2016
Running Time: 06:29:50

Attendees of this program will be trained on how to represent transgender and gender nonconforming people in the many legal disputes that frequently impact this community. Experienced attorneys will give attendees the practical skills to enable them to competently represent transgender clients in areas such as employment, health care, identity documents and detention.

You will learn

  • Transgender and gender nonconforming 101 definitions and best practices
  • Employment law developments
  • Health care developments
  • Education developments
  • Detention developments
  • Identity documents

Any law student, new graduate or attorney interested in learning best practices for serving transgender and gender nonconforming clients and the legal issues impacting transgender and gender nonconforming people should view this program.

Lecture Topics [Total time 06:29:50]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.

  • Program Overview and Introductions* [00:05:16]
    John Robert Unruh
  • Transgender Cultural Competency [01:04:04]
    Daniel Faessler, Janetta L. Johnson
  • Employment Protections for Transgender Employees [00:59:55]
    Ilona Turner, Sasha Buchert
  • Health Care Advocacy for Transgender Clients [01:01:50]
    Anand Kalra, Lindsey Rosellini
  • Transgender Youth - School and Education Advocacy [01:00:25]
    Asaf Orr, Sasha Buchert
  • Transgender Discrimination in Prisons, Jails and Immigration Detention Facilities [01:01:35]
    Jennifer Orthwein, Amy Whelan, Kelly Lou Densmore
  • Identity Documents – Assisting Transgender Clients with Obtaining Name and Gender Changes [01:16:45]
    Danny Kirchoff, Shawn T. Meerkamper, Daniel Faessler

 

Presentation Material

 

  • Representing Transgender Clients: Practical Skills and Cultural Competency Complete Course Handbook
  • Transgender 101 PowerPoint Slides
    Daniel Faessler, Janetta L. Johnson
  • Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey
    Daniel Faessler, Janetta L. Johnson
  • Tips for Lawyers Working With Transgender Clients and Coworkers, Transgender Law Center
    Daniel Faessler, Janetta L. Johnson
  • Transgender Rights in the Workplace PowerPoint Slides
    Sasha Buchert, Ilona Turner
  • Model Transgender Employment Policy: Negotiation for Inclusive Workplaces, Transgender Law Center
    Sasha Buchert, Ilona Turner
  • Glenn v. Brumby, 663 F.3d 1312, United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (2011)
    Sasha Buchert, Ilona Turner
  • Lusardi v. McHugh, EEOC DOC 0120133395 (2015)
    Sasha Buchert, Ilona Turner
  • Trans Health & Public Policy in 15 Minutes PowerPoint Slides
    Anand Kalra
  • Healthcare 101: Accessing Care and Overcoming Barriers for Transgender Clients PowerPoint Slides
    Lindsey Rosellini
  • Independent Medical Review Application, State of California Health and Human Services Agency
    Lindsey Rosellini
  • Complaint Form, State of California Health and Human Services Agency
    Lindsey Rosellini
  • Request for a State Fair Hearing to Appeal a Covered California Eligibility Determination, Covered California
    Lindsey Rosellini
  • Hearing Request Form, California Department of Social Services, State Fair Hearing Division
    Lindsey Rosellini
  • Affordable Care Act Fact Sheet: What the Section 1557 Regulations Banning Discrimination Based on Gender Identity Mean For You
    Anand Kalra, Lindsey Rosellini
  • Transgender Health Benefits: Negotiation for Inclusive Coverage, Transgender Law Center
    Anand Kalra, Lindsey Rosellini
  • Representing Transgender Kids: Legal Protections at Home and in School PowerPoint Slides
    Asaf Orr
  • Resources for Discrimination in School
    Sasha Buchert, Asaf Orr
  • Transgender Discrimination in Prisons, Jails, and Immigration Detention Facilities PowerPoint Slides
    Kelly Lou Densmore, Jennifer Orthwein, Amy Whelan
  • Know Your Rights: Laws, Court Decisions, and Advocacy Tips to Protect Transgender Prisoners
    Kelly Lou Densmore, Jennifer Orthwein, Amy Whelan
  • Diamond v. Owens et al., United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, (2015), Verified Complaint
    Kelly Lou Densmore, Jennifer Orthwein, Amy Whelan
  • Passion Star v. Livingston et al., United States District Court Southern District of Texas Houston Division, (2015)
    Kelly Lou Densmore, Jennifer Orthwein, Amy Whelan
  • Brown v. Patuxent Institution, Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings (2015)
    Kelly Lou Densmore, Jennifer Orthwein, Amy Whelan
  • Shaw v. District of Columbia, et al., United States District Court for the District of Columbia (2013), Memorandum Opinion
    Kelly Lou Densmore, Jennifer Orthwein, Amy Whelan
  • Updating Names and Gender Markers on Identity Documents PowerPoint Slides
    Daniel Faessler, Danny Kirchoff, Shawn T. Meerkamper
  • In Re Petition for Change of Birth Certificate, 22 N.E.3d 707, (Indiana Court of Appeals 2014)
    Daniel Faessler, Danny Kirchoff, Shawn T. Meerkamper
  • Name Change – Updating Identification Flow Chart
    Daniel Faessler, Danny Kirchoff, Shawn T. Meerkamper
  • Model Declaration of Physician, For a California Court Ordered Gender Change, Transgender Law Center
    Daniel Faessler, Danny Kirchoff, Shawn T. Meerkamper
  • Model Declaration of Physician, U.S. Passport, Transgender Law Center
    Daniel Faessler, Danny Kirchoff, Shawn T. Meerkamper
  • Model Physician Medical Certification, Social Security Administration (SSA), Transgender Law Center
    Daniel Faessler, Danny Kirchoff, Shawn T. Meerkamper
  • Petition for Change of Name, NC-100, Judicial Council of California Form
    Daniel Faessler, Danny Kirchoff, Shawn T. Meerkamper
  • Petition for Change of Name and Gender, NC-200, Judicial Council of California Form
    Daniel Faessler, Danny Kirchoff, Shawn T. Meerkamper
  • Petition for Change of Gender and Issuance of New Birth Certificate, NC-300, Judicial Council of California Form
    Daniel Faessler, Danny Kirchoff, Shawn T. Meerkamper
Chairperson(s)
John Robert Unruh ~ Attorney At Law, Unruh Law, P.C., Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF)
Speaker(s)
Sasha Buchert ~ Staff Attorney, Transgender Law Center
Kelly Lou Densmore ~ Legal Director and Staff Attorney, TGI Justice Project
Daniel Faessler ~ Staff Attorney/Clinical Supervisor, East Bay Community Law Center
Janetta L. Johnson ~ Executive Director, Leadership Team, TGI Justice Project
Anand Kalra ~ Consultant, (previously with Transgender Law Center)
Danny Kirchoff ~ Legal Helpline Manager, Transgender Law Center
Shawn T. Meerkamper ~ Staff Attorney, Transgender Law Center
Asaf Orr ~ Staff Attorney, National Center for Lesbian Rights
Jennifer Orthwein ~ Legal-Psychological Consultant, Orthwein Consulting
Lindsey Rosellini ~ Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
Ilona Turner ~ Legal Director, Transgender Law Center
Amy Whelan ~ Senior Staff Attorney, National Center for Lesbian Rights
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