29th Annual Conference & Career FAIR

We invite you to join us for our signature event held in San Francisco on August 2-4, 2017

Since its inception in 1988, Lavender Law has excelled as a “family reunion” for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), and allied legal professionals to both look back at our shared history of achievement and to look forward to the immediate work of building the foundations of a renaissance at the cutting edge of the legal profession. Learn more…

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Neil Gorsuch: Friend or Foe?

Yesterday morning, the White House guaranteed that the Trump Administration would keep in place the Obama Administration order protecting some LGBT workers. Then, just mere hours later, President Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch, a man who takes the rule of law far beyond religious freedom to extend to his own personal religious convictions, as the […]

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Bar Talk

Reactions to the 2016 Election

As our community moves forward from last night’s election results, we wanted to share the thoughts of some of our members: “Since 1992, when I opened my law practice,...

A Lavender Law Success Story!

Alicia Morales always knew that law school was on the horizon for her. She majored in Political Science and Mexican American studies while at school in Arizona, but the...

Groundbreaking Legal Work

The LGBT Bar’s membership is impressive in its diversity in areas of practice. One section of our membership, in particular, that regularly helps to shape the legal landscape of...

Victory for Transgender Veterans

In 2012, during a panel on transgender military issues convened by my organization, The LGBT Bar, HuffingtonPost reporter Jennifer Bendery asked the legal experts we had convened for the...

Strength in Numbers

By any measure or count, 2014 has been a banner year for The LGBT Bar and our members. This year, we expanded our programs, our member benefits and our...

An Incredible Win

Earlier this week, our friends at the ACLU of New Jersey announced a historic victory: For the first time, the federal government has agreed to update critical military paperwork for...

With Thanks

Giving Thanks & Building the Future As our members and supporters around the United States begin their Thanksgiving celebrations, all of us at The LGBT Bar want to send...

Christopher “Edwin” Hopkins-Gillispie –
LGBT Bar Member

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Member Spotlight

“Lavender Law is always such an amazing experience, I don’t know why everyone, students and professionals, wouldn’t take advantage of it. People I’ve met there are friends I talk to on a daily basis.”

–Edwin Hopkins-Gillispie

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