CLE | Advances in Transgender Rights: Employment, Education, and Health

Thursday, June 14, 2018 | TIME: 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. | LOCATION: Syracuse University College of Law, Dineen Hall, Room 440, 950 Irving Avenue, Syracuse| MCLE: 1.0 Diversity, Inclusion, Elimination of Bias | COST: FREE  |  Under NYS rules this CLE has been APPROVED for Experienced Attorneys. 

This CLE is brought to you by the Onondaga County Bar Association Diversity and Inclusion Committee.


In association with the Onondaga County Bar Association Diversity & Inclusion Committee’s 4th Annual Welcome to Syracuse Event you are invited to participate in this FREE CLE.

At this CLE you will gain an understanding of the current status of transgender rights in our community pertaining to the status of NYS Non-Discrimination laws plus coverage of medical treatment for transgender individuals.

Topics covered include:

  • Advocating for your transgender clients
  • Name and gender marker changes
  • Health and medical care
  • Discrimination Law Updates (including Zarda, Transgender Military Service and more)

Stick around for the cocktail reception and honor this year’s OCBA Diversity & Inclusion Award Winner the NYS Unified Court System for its development of the

Cases for consideration: Zarda v. Altitude Express (2nd Circuit); Franchina v. City of Providence (1st Circuit); EEOC v. RG & GR Harris Funeral Homes (6th Ciruit); Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College (7th Circuit); Harrington v. City of Attleboro; Whitaker v. Kenosha Unified School District; GG v. Gloucester County School Board

Sally Fisher Curran, Esq. graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maine with degrees in both Spanish Language and Women’s Studies. She is a proud graduate of the City University of New York College of Law, where she participated in economic justice and family law clinics, as well as serving on Law Review and moot court. After law school, she practiced at a legal services organization in New York City before returning to her home state of Maine, where she opened a private practice with a child-centered family law approach. In 2012, she was named one of Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” for New England. In her private practice she provided more than 100 hours of pro bono service every year. With six years of experience in practice focused primarily on family law, Sally relocated to Syracuse to take the position with VLP in 2012, and since then has led the organization through a period of exciting growth and change. Sally is licensed to practice law in New York and Maine. She is an active member of the Onondaga County Bar Association, Central New York Women’s Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, and American Bar Association.

Mallory J. Livingston, Esq.  has been a practicing trial lawyer in Syracuse NY since 1989 and currently has her own practice where she primarily represents transgender persons. In 2012, she co-founded the Transgender Alliance, the largest support and advocacy group for transgender persons in upstate NY.

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