Committee on LGBT People and the Law

Mission Statement:

The purpose of the committee is to promote equality in the law for LGBT people; eliminate discrimination against LGBT attorneys and litigants; promote equality of opportunity for, and increase the visibility of, contributions made by LGBT attorneys; and promote diversity in the bench by inclusion of all minorities, including LGBT people.

Committee Roster

Access the Committee's online community here.


Upcoming Events

Name Change CLE Training to Assist Transgender People
2.5 MCLE Credits; 1.5 Ethics, 1.0 Skills

Free training program for those who are willing to volunteer to assist transgender clients obtain a name and gender marker change.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
3:20 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 3:00 p.m.)
The Legal Project | 24 Aviation Road, #101, Albany, NY 12205

Program Faculty 
Milo Primeaux, Esq. 
Meg Gilmartin, Esq.

Program Sponsors
Legal Aid Society Northeastern New York
The Legal Project
CDWBA LGBT Committee
NYSBA Committee on LGBT People and the Law

To register for this program please contact Myleah Misenhimer, mmisenhimer@lasnny.org  

Click here to view the program flyer



Watch the video from the recent CLE, "Legal Developments in Transgender Rights."


Legal Developments in Transgender Rights from Brandon Vogel on Vimeo.