Understanding Issues Affecting Transgendered Youth
Avi Levy and Nathan Gabbard
Avi Levy is a partner at Trabolsi & Levy, LLP, a family law firm in Santa Monica, CA. He has been practicing family law exclusively since 2002, and became a Certified Family Law Specialist in 2011. He is uniquely involved in the development of family law legislation as Chair of Affirmative/Developing Legislation for the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California. Mr. Levy is also the Chair of Legislation for the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, is on the Board of Directors of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, and is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, and the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Mr. Levy was designated as a "Super Lawyer Rising Star" in the July 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016 editions of the Los Angeles Magazine.
Nathan W. Gabbard practices family law at Trabolsi & Levy, LLP in Santa Monica, CA. He graduated from Southwestern Law School and was licensed by the California State Bar in 2009, and is certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He participates in the Los Angeles Regional Legislative Committee, served on the Executive Committee of the LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles and is a member of the Leadership Council for the Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice ("LACLJ"). In the past, Mr. Gabbard has volunteered as a presenter of Safer Community workshops, providing information and opening a dialogue with incoming college students about domestic violence.
Despite the fact that family law clients typically present a wide range of issues to their respective lawyers, they share a common emotional concern and uncertainty about what the future holds for their loved ones. As family lawyers, it is important that we tailor our professional guidance to each individual client based on his or her unique needs and that this counsel reflects the ever-evolving legal climate.