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Transgender Equal Rights: Understanding & Complying with the New Law
Presented by the Mass LGBTQ Bar's Committee on Transgender Inclusion and the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition. Co-sponsored by: Boston Bar Association Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section, Boston Bar Association Diversity & Inclusion

The Massachusetts Transgender Equal Rights law becomes effective July
1, 2012 -- are you ready?

This session will cover how the new legislation will impact your work
environment, your practice and your clients. Lawyers of all practice
areas are encouraged to attend, where they will be provided with an
introduction to the transgender community, an overview of the
legislation, and practical, skill-focused tips both in compliance with
the law and in representation of transgender clients. Ample time will
be devoted to identifying additional resources and addressing attendee
questions. 

Presented by the Mass LGBTQ Bar's Committee on Transgender Inclusion and the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition

Co-sponsored by: Boston Bar Association Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section, Boston Bar Association Diversity & Inclusion Section, Boston Bar Association New Lawyers Section, Massachusetts Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, Northeastern University School of Law Queer Caucus, and GLAD. 

Specific Topics Include:

  • Transgender 101: An Introduction to the Community
  • Representing Transgender Clients
  • Massachusetts Transgender Equal Rights Bill: Overview and Compliance

Presenters:

  • Alex Coleman, JD, Ph.D, moderator
  • M. Barusch, Committee for Public Counsel Services
  • Liz Monnin-Browder, Ropes & Gray
  • Catherine E. Reuben, Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP
  • Erika Rickard, Office of Attorney General Martha Coakley
  • Astrid Tsang, WilmerHale

Event Details:

Date & Time: Thursday, June 14, 2012 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Location: Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

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Event Information
EVENT DATE:
Thursday, Jun 14 2012 at 8:30am - 10:30am [ iCal ]
LOCATION:
Boston Bar Association
16 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108



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