Transgender Law Institute

August 7, 2015 – Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

The 2015 Transgender Law Institute will be held in Chicago on August 7 as part of the National LGBT Bar Association’s 2015 Lavender Law® Conference & Career Fair. The Institute is a space for the leading legal minds involved with the transgender community to share ideas and network.

2015 Transgender Law Institute Application

Apply to the Transgender Law Institute here.

The Institute will host experienced practitioners and academics focusing on legal issues affecting the transgender community. Participants will share their collective wisdom and discuss cutting-edge legal strategies.

To create an environment that encourages the free flow of information, registration is limited. The meeting will be closed, the proceedings will not be recorded, and the Institute does not qualify for continuing legal education (CLE) credit.

LGBTBar-2014-829To help guarantee that the level of discourse remains at a high level, and to ensure that all participants are able to contribute
meaningfully to the conversation, we are asking that interested parties submit their information on the following application:

Transgender Law Institute Application

For approved applicants, the cost to attend the Transgender Law Institute is included in the registration fee for the 2015 Annual Conference.

 2015 Transgender Law Institute Agenda


9:00 am – 9:30 am      Welcome and Goals for the Day’s Events

9:30 am – 10:30  am    Transgender Issues in Private Practice

10:30 am  – 10:45am     Break

10:45 am – 11: 45 am     Transgender Members of the Judiciary

11:45 am – 1:15 pm         Lunch Break

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm          Transgender Issues in the Government and in the Military

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm         Break

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm        Career Concerns for Law Students and New Graduates – How to find resources for our next generation

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm        Break

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm       Goals for Improving the Transgender Experience in the Legal Profession – Setting Some Standards