The program begins with a discussion of concerns and characteristics of transgender people and ethical issues such as courtesy, confidentiality and office etiquette. Substantive issues are also covered, such as:
Preparation of name and gender change documents, including requirements for birth certificates, passports, drivers licenses, social security accounts, etc.
Employment discrimination issues, such as protections available under Title VII, local ordinances, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, and more recently in the E.D. Pa., protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Issues affecting provision of medical services and insurance coverage under Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act.
Should time permit, military service and family law issues may also be discussed.
Provider: Jenkins Law Library, an accredited provider under the Pennsylvania CLE Board's Rules, will serve as the CLE provider for this course. The course has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.0 hour of CLE credit in substantive law, practice and procedure.
This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.0 hour of total CLE credit.