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Legal Services and Education

The following resources provide services and education crafted to better suit the trans, gender non-conforming, and non-binary experience(s) in the legal system. For the specific campus non-discrimination policy, please visit the INCLUSION  tab.

UIC Law Pro Bono Clinic Heading link

The Pro Bono Clinic can help draft your petitions for a name change or assist with a gender marker change on official documents.We can help you waive any fees associated with a court-ordered name change, if you qualify.If you have a hearing on your petition for a name change, we will appear in court with you.


Name & Gender Marker Change Project

Lamda Heading link

Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. These are frequently asked questions about transgender students at colleges and universities.

Transformative Justice Heading link

TJLP is a group of radical activists, social workers, and organizers who provide support, advocacy, and free, holistic advocacy and criminal legal services to poor and street-based transgender people in Illinois. Our organization is composed of collective members, folks who receive services, attorneys, interns, volunteers, and advisers.

TJLP Name Change Mobilization Project