Respectfully and Effectively Advocating for LGBTQ+ Clients

Respectfully and Effectively Advocating for LGBTQ+ Clients

Release Date: 03/20/2024
Recording Available 7-14 Days After Event Date
Format Length CLE Eligible
Video Roundtable 60 min. No

Discussion Topics:

  • Learn respectful and appropriate terminology to use with your LGBTQ+ clients
  • Challenge assumptions and routines to create a safer attorney client experience
  • Build trust and learn to elicit information in a way that preserves the dignity and humanity of your clients
  • Describe and identify the unique challenges and vulnerabilities of your LGBTQ+ clients

This roundtable is hosted by AILA's LGBTQ+ Lawyers Interest Group.

The live session for this roundtable has been available to AILA paralegal members and law student members.

AILA Video Roundtables are free interactive learning opportunities hosted by faculty selected for their expertise, with an emphasis on discussion and Q&A. This roundtable is available only to AILA members and is not CLE eligible. The free recording will be available 7-10 business days following the live event.

Michael Patrick O'Rourke, Toronto, ON

Ami R. Patel, Human Rights Campaign, Washington, D.C.

Cynthia Weaver, Human Rights Campaign, Washington, D.C.

Tess Feldman, Los Angeles, CA

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.