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Transgender Clients as SRLs Part 2 (ACL TRANS 102)

  • 18 Aug 2016
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Law Courts Center 840 Howe ST #150 Vancouver V6Z2L2
  • 19

Registration

  • Together we learn.
    Limit of 4 seats for staff 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.
  • Free in-person seats for volunteers, mentees and AC guest. There are no free webinar seats.
  • This is a license for one person. Each lawyer and other staff have to register.

    For lawyers practicing in BC, if you plan to report this as part of your CPD activities, please read the LSBC rules. Part of the rules require that you view this with at least another lawyer (not staff); please ask us if there is lawyer from another firm who has registered.

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Professional Development Course:

 

Transgender Clients as SRLs Part 2 (ACL TRANS 102)

Legal Solutions for Trans Clients

Facilitated by Adrienne Smith, counsel .


Description:

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 is the second part of their lecture.

Here are 5 legal solutions for trans clients:

  1. An overview of the law protecting trans people 
  2. Summary of notable cases
  3. Orientation to transrightsbc.ca webpage
  4. Overview of other resources
  5. Best practices representing trans people, including the enhanced need to protect a client’s trans status.

Seating is limited to 30!

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

Cost:

Single Seat Rate: $78.75 CAD

Webinar Single Seat License: $78.75 CAD

(View cancellation policy)

To view the Diversity Dialogues recordings, click here.

For more information contact:
In Vancouver: 604.685.2727

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