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About Alyson Meiselman

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Ms. Meiselman, a solo practitioner, in Gaithersburg, Maryland, concentrates her practice in gender and sexuality law with a focus on matters effecting transsexuals. She is a past chair of the Legal Issues Committee Chair of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (350 professionals representing 34 countries).   Ms. Meiselman, is a past member of the American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession, from 2006-2009, presently serves as a member of the ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, appointed in 2010.   

Ms. Meiselman, who transitioned to female in 1998, was the subject of a French TF1 Reportagé documentary entitled “My Dad, This Great Woman,” in 2001.  Ms. Meiselman is a frequent CLE panelist and lecturer, nationally and internationally, on issues of civil and human rights regarding gender identity.  She is a member of the ABA Sections of Family Law, Individual Rights & Responsibilities, and the Judicial Division’s Lawyer’s Conference. 

Ms. Meiselman balances her professional life with creative talents including the design and creation of gold silver fine jewelry, stained glass artwork, woodcarving, and playing guitar.