Charlie Arrowood, Esq. is Of Counsel to Argentino Family Law & Child Advocacy, and Transcend Legal’s Director of Name & Gender Recognition. They assist transgender clients with legal name and gender marker changes in New York, and work to obtain health insurance coverage for transgender health care nationwide.
Charlie also serves as Community Mobilization Coordinator at Pride for Youth on Long Island, where they oversee the Nassau County chapter of the NYS Ending the Epidemic (ETE) Coalition. They are a founding member of the Nassau County Bar Association’s LGBTQ Committee and provide professional and attorney trainings primarily focused on working with transgender clients and colleagues.
Charlie is a Long Island native, parent of two, and a graduate of Tulane University (B.A. in History, 2009) and New York Law School (2013), where they focused on issues of employment discrimination and dispute resolution/mediation. Charlie was previously an associate at The Kurland Group, a boutique LGBTQ-owned general practice firm, and has worked with clients on a variety of matters from estate planning to housing discrimination.