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Worldwide Legal Resource Listing

This page contains a list of sites and services that will be of use to you when handling the legal aspects of your transition such as name changes, gender marker changes, and advocacy in the legal arena.

If you are an attorney and would like to be listed here, or if you have used a professional you think should be added to this list, please email Monica Jennifer.

Last updated Thursday, September 29, 2016

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There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

Bay Area Legal
BayLegal has seven neighborhood offices throughout the Bay Area.
Phone: Legal Advice Line: 1 (800) 551-5554
Website: http://www.baylegal.org/
BayLegal serves residents of these seven Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara. Their clients include the working poor, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities. BayLegal is a member of NCTE’s Trans Legal Services Network.


Transgender Law Center
National Headquarters
1629 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 400
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (415) 865-0176
Fax: (877) 847-1278
Collect line for inmates & detainees: (510) 380-8229
Email: info@transgenderlawcenter.org
Website: http://www.transgenderlawcenter.org/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/translawcenter
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/translawcenter
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/translawcenter
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/translawcenter
Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. The TLC website includes publications and other resources on a variety of issues affecting transgender people. You can also request assistance through their Legal Information Helpline.


National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Transgender Law Project
870 Market Street, Suite 370
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: Legal Help Line: 1 (800) 528-6257
Email: Info@NCLRights.org
Website: http://www.nclrights.org/our-work/transgender-law/
The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) has advocated for transgender clients and issues since its start in 1977. It is dedicated to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, legislation, policy, and public education.


Guide to Updating California and Federal ID Documents
Website: http://www.translaw.wpengine.com/issues/id/id-please
A resource provided by the Transgender Law Center. This comprehensive publication is a guide for navigating processes of updating California and federal identity documents to reflect accurate gender markers.


Lambda Legal
Western Regional Office
4221 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 280
Los Angeles, CA 90010-3512
Phone: (213) 382-7600
Fax: (213) 351-6050
Website: http://www.lambdalegal.org/know-your-rights/transgender
Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. Website resources include FAQs and information on transgender workplace rights, identity documents, restroom access rights, healthcare, immigration law, transgender students, transgender seniors, and more.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

National Center for Transgender Equality
Washington, DC
Email: ncte@transequality.org
Website: http://www.transequality.org/
The National Center for Transgender Equality is a national social justice organization devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education and advocacy on national issues of importance to transgender people. Their website offers information and resources on a wide variety of issues.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

Lambda Legal
Southern Regional Office
730 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 640
Atlanta, GA 30308-1210
Phone: (404) 897-1880
Fax: (404) 897-1884
Website: http://www.lambdalegal.org/know-your-rights/transgender
Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. Website resources include FAQs and information on transgender workplace rights, identity documents, restroom access rights, healthcare, immigration law, transgender students, transgender seniors, and more.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

Lambda Legal
Midwest Regional Office
105 W. Adams, 26th Floor
Chicago, IL 60603-6208
Phone: (312) 663-4413
Fax: (312) 663-4307
Website: http://www.lambdalegal.org/know-your-rights/transgender
Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. Website resources include FAQs and information on transgender workplace rights, identity documents, restroom access rights, healthcare, immigration law, transgender students, transgender seniors, and more.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

The Sylvia Rivera Law Project
147 W 24th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Phone: (212) 337-8550
Email: info@srlp.org
Website: http://www.srlp.org/
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP) works to guarantee that all people are free to self-determine their gender identity and expression, regardless of income or race, and without facing harassment, discrimination, or violence. SRLP seeks to increase the political voice and visibility of low-income people and people of color who are transgender, intersex, or gender non-conforming. The website offers a range of publications and resources on transgender rights and issues.


Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund
20 West 20th Street, Suite 705
New York, NY 10011
Phone: (646) 862-9396
Email: info@transgenderlegal.org
Website: http://www.transgenderlegal.org/
TLDEF is committed to ending discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and to achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, community organizing and public policy efforts. You may contact TLDEF if you believe that you’ve been discriminated against because of your gender identity or expression.


Lambda Legal
National Headquarters
120 Wall Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10005-3919
Phone: (212) 809-8585
Fax: (212) 809-0055
Website: http://www.lambdalegal.org/know-your-rights/transgender
Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. Website resources include FAQs and information on transgender workplace rights, identity documents, restroom access rights, healthcare, immigration law, transgender students, transgender seniors, and more.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

Melissa Burnette
1812 Lincoln Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 404-6900


Catherine Johnson
625 Taylor Street (2nd floor)
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 446-8795


Nekki Shutt
Phone: (803) 256-2371

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

Lambda Legal
South Central Regional Office
3500 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 500
Dallas, TX 75219-6722
Phone: (214) 219-8585
Fax: (214) 219-4455
Website: http://www.lambdalegal.org/know-your-rights/transgender
Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. Website resources include FAQs and information on transgender workplace rights, identity documents, restroom access rights, healthcare, immigration law, transgender students, transgender seniors, and more.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

Transgender Law and Policy Institute
Bradley Chapman
86 Friar Street
Cleeton St Mary
DY14 7RZ UK
Email: info@transgenderlaw.org
Website: http://www.transgenderlaw.org/index.htm
A non-profit organization dedicated to engaging in effective advocacy for transgender people in our society. The TLPI brings experts and advocates together to work on law and policy initiatives designed to advance transgender equality. Provides an index of resources and information on law and public policy affecting transgender people. Topics include: Non-Discrimination Laws that include gender identity and expression, Litigation: Case Law, Hate Crime Laws, Employer and Union Policies, Medical and Healthcare Policies.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

There are currently no resources listed for this region. If you are a legal professional and would like to be listed here, please email Monica Jennifer.

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