LGBTQ+ Legal Services Clinic – Postponed

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(Winston-Salem, N.C., March 16, 2020) — Due to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), the LGBTQ+ Legal Services Clinic is postponed until Fall 2020. For complete information on the University’s ongoing plans surrounding the coronavirus, visit coronavirus.wfu.edu.

ORIGINAL RELEASE (Winston-Salem, N.C., Feb. 19, 2020) — Wake Forest School of Law will host a legal services clinic for members of the LGBTQ+ community on Saturday, April 4, 2020, in the Worrell Professional Center Commons.

The clinic program, which is co-sponsored by North Star LGBTQ+ Community Center as well as Wake Forest Law’s OUTLaw organization and Healthcare Advocacy Pro Bono Project, will offer several legal services, including name changes, gender marker changes, living wills, and healthcare power of attorney services.

Please review the following clinic details:

When: 10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2020

Where: Commons, Worrell Professional Center at Wake Forest University School of Law

Individuals under 18 accompanied by parents or guardians may be eligible for name change or gender marker change services.

Wake Forest Law students will be supervised by multiple licensed attorneys as well as staff from the North Star LGBTQ+ Community Center. For more information on this clinic, contact Caden Tague (tagucg18@wfu.edu) or Michael Johnston (johnmr18@wfu.edu).

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