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11Jun2014

Lavender Law Success Stories: Career Fair

Carrie Tongarm did not decide to attend law school until her son was born in 2008. After going through the second-parent adoption process with her partner and their lawyer, Carrie realized how difficult the process could have been without their lawyer. She realized that “I wanted to help people in that way; I wanted to
  • 11 Jun, 2014
  • Liz Youngblood
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30May2014

Lavender Law Success Stories: Speed Networking

When Michelle Waites, Senior Patent Counsel for the Xerox Corporation, first attended Lavender Law in 2011, she did not know what to expect. It was the first conference she had attended exclusively for LGBT legal professionals and she had not been previously involved with the LGBT Bar. Michelle: “I had never been to a conference
  • 30 May, 2014
  • Liz Youngblood
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05May2014

LGBT Bar Mourns Passing of David Rosenblum

The National LGBT Bar Association’s executive director, D’Arcy Kemnitz, issued the following statement regarding the passing of Philadelphia attorney David Rosenblum, a Bar member who was a co-founder of the organization’s LGBT career fair, and a past co-chair of the Lavender Law Conference: “David was an incredible advocate for our community, a staunch supporter of
  • 5 May, 2014
  • D'Arcy Kemnitz
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09Apr2014

Making a Taxing Time Easier

As April 15 approaches, my family will be celebrating the unbelievable: paying more taxes. Many straight couples file their taxes under the burden of the “Marriage Penalty” and now same-sex couples — like myself and my wife — find ourselves in the same boat. We will be paying more taxes, and enjoying the resulting equality,
  • 9 Apr, 2014
  • D'Arcy Kemnitz
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04Mar2014

Southern Gay Lawyers Need You

In the South, we speak slowly and always say please and thank you. Our cities are filled with folks who claim that they “have never met a stranger” – a point of pride adhering to the South’s standards of hospitality. Stemming from our strong sense of hospitality comes topics that are too taboo to discuss
  • 4 Mar, 2014
  • nshalosky
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21Jan2014

Welcome to Your New Bar

Welcome to The LGBT Bar’s new home on the web! As The Bar kicks off our 26th year, we’ve redesigned our site to highlight the incredible work our members do every day. Our new brand underscores our commitment to showcasing the achievements of our members; creating new opportunities for LGBT legal professionals to connect and
  • 21 Jan, 2014
  • D'Arcy Kemnitz
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20Jan2014

Meet Us in Manhattan

The National LGBT Bar Association has already begun gearing up for the 2014 Lavender Law® Conference, Career Fair & LGBT Legal Expo and we are excited to share plans for our best conference yet! Fresh off of our 25th Anniversary Lavender Law, we are focused on looking ahead to the next 25 years and building
  • 20 Jan, 2014
  • Kelly Simon
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