Name and Gender Change Workshop

Students participating in the Name and Gender Change Workshop will:

  • Conduct intake interviews with clients seeking to obtain court-ordered name and gender changes
  • Identify possible legal issues
  • Research and discuss findings with supervising attorneys
  • File pleadings on behalf of clients
  • Discuss options with clients including changing name and gender markings on driver’s licenses, passports, and other government-issued IDs

Note: Many of the workshop’s clients are Spanish speakers, so Spanish language proficiency will be considered in all applications.

Supervision: Students will provide legal services through NGCW under the supervision of attorneys from Berkeley Law’s clinical partner, at the East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC). 

Time Commitment: There will be one training at the beginning of the fall semester and about one workshop per month from September to April. Students should expect a monthly commitment of 3-4 hours not including training, which will likely take 3 hours. Completing all workshops with NGCW should provide student volunteers enough time to fulfill the 25 hour Dean’s Grant Requirement.

For more information, please contact the student leaders at ngcw@berkeley.edu

How To Apply

 


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