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March 19, 2020

Working With Transgender Clients

CB Baga addresses the importance of understanding individual needs when communicating with transgender clients for the Hennepin County Bar Association.

While the transgender community in the United States is small, more and more people are finding the courage to identify as their authentic self.

However, while the legal community identifies laws as solutions to problems, the trans community identifies them as the source of problems, preventing them from identifying authentically.

Baga provides useful tips for legal professionals to convey respect to the transgender community through genuine displays of empathy toward the client’s individual needs, the establishment and understanding of preferred pronouns, and overcoming biases.

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