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2020 Annual Lavender Law® Conference & Career Fair

Washington, D.C. on August 12-14, 2020

We host the largest LGBTQ+ legal conference in the country,
with over 1700 attendees attending annually.

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Video: LGBT Bar 2019 Annual Report

LGBT Bar 2019 Annual Report

This annual report describes the LGBT Bar’s efforts over the past year to provide our members and our community the resources, actions, and support needed to promote LGBTQ+ equality across the legal profession in the fiscal year of 2019.

How We Support our Members:

Since 1989, we have been the legal voice of the LGBTQ+ community. With over 1700 members,
we are the largest LGBT Bar and Ally Lawyer association in the country.

  • Group of People

    Access to Clients

    Every working professional understands the need for a strong network of industry relationships.

  • Briefcase

    Access to Talent / Jobs

    We work to provide access to top talent and jobs within the LGBT and ally legal community.

  • Books

    Access to Information

    Information sharing is an essential part of staying ahead in the legal profession.

  • Scales of Justice

    Advocate for Equality Within the Legal Profession

    All people within the legal profession should be equal, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity & expression.

  • Hands Shake

    Shared Identity & Values

    Shared values are what brings us together as a community of legal practitioners.

  • Heart

    Access to Pro Bono Work

    Oftentimes our members seek pro bono work where they can advocate for causes that are important to them.

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Brian Rice

Brian P. Rice is a prime example of what it means to be a success in the legal field.  He attended our 2003 Lavender Law® Conference and Career Fair as a rising 3L, hoping to network with a handful of firms. Little did he know, the connections he made at Lavender Law would spur him […]

Chris Czerwonka

What does a lawyer look like?  Chris Czerwonka is an adjunct professor at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and an advocate of LGBT and disability rights, but he doesn’t necessarily fit everyone’s image of a lawyer.  “I have a walker, I’m five feet, I move slowly,” he says. “Someone like […]