Raising The Bar In Legal Education

Transgender Clients as SRLs PART 1 (ACL TRANS 101)

  • 12 Jul 2016
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Law Courts Center 840 Howe ST #150 Vancouver V6Z2L2
  • 4


  • Limit of 4 per institutional partner:
    Access Pro Bono BC,
    Atira Women's Resource Society,
    Battered Women Support Society, BC Human Rights Tribunal, and
    Ministry of AG Vancouver JAC.
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Professional Development Course:


Transgender Clients as SRLs Part 1 (ACL TRANS 101)

Legal problems trans people face

Lecturer: Adrienne Smith, counsel .


Adrienne Smith, Vancouver area social justice lawyer presents a workshop on who transgender people are, what barriers they face accessing justice, and how advocates and lawyers can do more to assist them. This two part lecture will begin with an overview of who trans people are, and what their access issues are; and will cover basics safe -space strategies like using appropriate pronouns, and increasing safety for trans people.

Part 1 July 12 - Legal problems trans people face:

  • Trans 101 (Who are trans people? common terms, what not to say)
  • Overview on the types of challenges, legal and otherwise, that trans people encounter

CPD: 1.5 hours including .5 hour in client relations, ethics and professional responsibility.

Part 2 August 9- Legal solutions for trans clients. More information here.

Seating is limited to 30!


Single Seat Rate: $78.75 CAD

Webinar Single Seat License: $78.75 CAD

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To view the Diversity Dialogues recordings, click here.

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In Vancouver: 604.685.2727

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