L.E.G.I.O.N. Local Trans Legal Resources

NEW YORK

Advocacy for LGBT Communities Clinic, Cornell Law School

607.255.4196    http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/Clinical-Programs/lgbtclinic/

lgbt-clinic@cornell.edu

Law school clinic that includes assistance with name and gender marker changes, often for incarcerated individuals.

 

Kristen Prata Browde, Browde Law, P.C.

914.861.9119     http://www.browdelaw.com

info@browdelaw.com

Provides legal assistance in family law, divorce and civil litigation, and other areas. Provides free legal services for name changes.

 

LGBTQ Law Project, New York Legal Assistance Group

7 Hanover Square, 18th Floor New York, NY 10004    

212.613.5000    http://nylag.org/units/lgbt-law-project

Lorenzo VanNess lvannness@nylag.org

Provides free legal services in a variety of civil legal matters impacting the trans community, including employment, housing, public benefits, shelter access, name changes, gender marker changes, family law and life planning.
 

Milo Primeaux, Esq.

P.O. Box 665, Dansville, NY 14437-0665

585.612.1071   https://www.miloprimeaux.com 

Milo Primeaux, Esq., miloprimeauxesq@gmail.com  

Represents transgender clients with name changes, and LGBTQ+ clients who have experienced discrimination in employment, education institutions, healthcare and health insurance, housing, access to credit, and places of public accommodation. Sliding-scale fee available for clients who demonstrate financial need. 

Peter Cicchino Youth Project, Urban Justice Center

40 Rector St., 9th Floor New York, NY 10006    

877.542.8529    http://pcyp.urbanjustice.org/

Megan Stuart, Staff Attorney MStuart@urbanjustice.org

Offers free legal services for homeless and street-involved youth under 25 in NYC and NYS prisons, including name changes, updating identity documents, immigration status, navigating criminal issues, and public benefits.

 

Sylvia Rivera Law Project

147 W. 24th St., 5th Fl New York, NY 10011    

212.337.8550 x308    http://srlp.org

Stefanie Rivera, Client Services, stefanie@srlp.org

Mik Kinkead, Prisoner Justice Project, mik@srlp.org

Direct representation of TGNCI people in the NYC area or incarcerated in NYS prisons on name and gender marker changes. Limited ability to represent in prisoner rights, health care, and immigration issues.

 

Transcend Legal

http://www.transcendlegal.org    347-612-4312    

info@transcendlegal.org

Direct legal assistance with name and gender changes as well as to trans people denied insurance coverage.

 

LGBT Rights Project, Empire Justice Center

1 W Main St, #200 Rochester, NY 14614    

585.295.5721    http://www.empirejustice.org/issue-areas/lgbt-rights-project/    

lgbtq@empirejustice.org

Provides direct legal services to low-income LGBTQ individuals across Upstate New York and Long Island (outside of New York City), advocates for LGBTQ-related policies, and offers technical assistance and training for courts, service providers, and community members. 

 

 

New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)

https://www.nylag.org/

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American Bar

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/diversity/sexual_orientation/resources/transgenderrights/

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------GLAAD -Transgender Resources

https://www.glaad.org/transgender/resources

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L.E.G.I.O.N. Financial Resources

4 Steps to Save Money With Limited or Low Income (By NYLAG Financial Counselours)

https://www.nylag.org/4-steps-to-save-money-with-limited-or-low-income/