Todd Stevens Elected Treasurer of Cal. State Bar Board of Trustees

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Congratulations to Todd Stevens!  THLA Member Todd Stevens was recently elected to serve as Treasurer to the California State Bar Board of Trustees.  Todd will join Michael Colantuono (first openly gay President of the State Bar) in running the Board next year.  A reception for Todd and Michael will take place on November 15, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., at the Los Angeles County Law Library.  Reach out to the LA LGBT Bar for more information on attending. ...

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THLA Issues Statement on President’s Ban on Transgender Individuals In the Military

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THLA STATEMENT ON RECENT ADMINISTRATION ACTIONS

The Tom Homann LGBT Law Association (“THLA”), San Diego County’s LGBTQ Bar Association, unequivocally denounces President Donald J. Trump’s decision to ban those in our transgender community from serving our nation in our Armed Forces.  We stand with the thousands of active duty and former transgender service members, their families, and the community-at-large against this act of prejudice.  No one should face discrimination based on identity alone, least of all the heroic Americans who chose ...

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THLA Member Secures Asylum For Transgender Woman

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THLA congratulates “J.M.S.R.” on her successful application for U.S. Asylum.  On June 26, 2017, the United States granted asylum to J.M.S.R., who is a native of El Salvador.  As a transgender woman, she suffered torture and abuse from the police and the local gangs in her community.  Fearing for her life, J.M.S.R. fled from El Salvador and made the dangerous trek to the United States, being robbed along the way.

 

J.M.S.R. received pro bono legal representation through a partnership between THLA and ...

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THLA Partners With Casa Cornelia

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The Tom Homann LGBT Law Association of San Diego is excited to announce their partnership with Casa Cornelia Law Center to provide pro bono service opportunities for attorney members of THLA to represent immigrants in the LGBTQ community that need legal representation to be granted asylum here in the United States. Casa Cornelia is committed to upholding the legal rights of individuals fleeing their native countries due to political, social, religious, or ethnic persecution. Casa Cornelia clients are men and women ...

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2017 Annual Dinner Is Here!

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The Tom Homann LGBT Law Association 2017 Annual Dinner

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Time / Date:

Thursday, April 13, 2017
US Grant Hotel

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Cocktail Reception
6:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. – Dinner Program

Food Selections:
+Grilled Chicken Breast
+Seared Swordfish
+Potato Gnocchi (Veg)

Purchase Tickets Here

 

Keynote Speaker:   Representative Brian Sims, Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Brian Sims ...

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THLA Announces 2017 Award Recipients

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THLA is proud to announce the following award recipients who will be honored at the 24th Annual THLA Awards Ceremony and Installation Dinner, which will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at the historic US Grant Hotel:

Patricia Hollenbeck (Friend of the Community Award):  As her nominations note, Patty has been a longtime supporter of the LGBTQ community and “has been there year after year working for equality for all.”  Patty has “never been afraid to stand shoulder to shoulder” ...

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Congratulations to THLA-Endorsed Candidates for SDCBA Board

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Congratulations to the following THLA-endorsed candidates who were recently elected to the San Diego County Bar Board of Directors:

Stephanie Chow

Srinivas Hanumadass

Anna Romanskaya

Johanna Schiavoni

 

Well done to THLA’s endorsed candidates!  These newly elected representatives will be sworn in on December 4, 2015, at the SDCBA annual holiday party, “Stepping Up To The Bar.”

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THLA Board Member Loren Freestone Elected To Be SDCBA President

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Loren Freestone Elected As SDCBA President for 2017!

 

THLA is ecstatic to announce that THLA Board Member and SDCBA Board Member Loren Freestone was elected last night to serve as the President of the San Diego County Bar Association for 2017.  Loren is a partner at Higgs, Fletcher & Mack (bio here).

Loren’s term as President-Elect will formally begin on Friday, December 4, 2015, when the new SDCBA Board and 2016 President will be sworn in at the SDCBA’s annual holiday party, ...

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