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Press Release: Our Family Coalition Celebrates 21 Years

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION April 24, 2017 CONTACT: Polly Pagenhart, Policy & Communications Director (415) 981-1960, polly@ourfamily.org OUR FAMILY COALITION CELEBRATES 21 YEARS ADVOCATING FOR LGBTQ FAMILIES AT NIGHT OUT GALA Congresswoman Barbara Lee, AT&T CA President Ken McNeely, and Noe Valley Attorney Charlie Spiegel to be honored SAN FRANCISCO – On Friday, May […]

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May 10, 2017 : The Happier Side of Family Law Practice? Adoption & Surrogacy Event

The Family Law Section of the Barristers Club presents Young lawyers and those in transition often think of adoption and surrogacy as the happier side of family law-we examine. Speaker Charles Spiegel, Esq. CharlesSpiegelLaw May 10, 2017 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. MCLE: 1 Hour Event Code: B171266 BASF Conference Center 301 Battery Street 3rd Floor […]

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May 12, 2017 : Our Family Coalition’s Annual Night Out Event

View the press release here Early bird tickets available for 14 days! Purchase your tickets here today. This event will sell out. For more information, email us at NightOut@OurFamily.org

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Professional Advisors Series, “Marriage Matters – Nuanced Advising of LGBTQ Clients in Relationships”

See the event on horizonsfoundation.org When: October 27, 2016 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm Where: Transamerica Pyramid, 48th Floor Transamerica Pyramid 600 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94111 Cost: Free The Supreme Court’s marriage equality rulings were game-changes for the LGBTQ community. However, navigating tax, estate, and legal issues still requires special expertise and […]

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Legal Issues Series, Part 1: LGBTQ Family Protections

Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 10 AM – 2 PM Children’s Council 445 Church St, San Francisco, California 94114 Legal life post-marriage equality: Legal experts discuss what the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling does – and does not – provide for. We’ll also get updates on the status of other California state and federal laws […]

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Separating with Hearts and Smarts – A Guide for LGBTQ Couples

The US Supreme Court has made marriage equality a reality nationwide! But what particular issues do LGBTQ families face during the major life shifts of separation or divorce? How can we, as individuals and as a community, make these transitions with Hearts and Smarts? This workshop is appropriate for people with or without kids who […]

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AIDS Legal Referral Panel (ALRP) – MCLE Training: LGBTQ

MCLE Training: LGBTQ Separation and Divorce September 30, 2015 5:30pm – 7:00pm San Francisco Bar Association Board Room Separating with Heart and Smarts: Consensual Dispute Resolution in LGBTQ Separation and Divorce Wednesday, September 30, 5:30-7:00pm Presented by Dylan Miles, Esq. (www.milesfamilylaw.com) & Charles Spiegel, Esq. (www.charlesspiegellaw.com) Bar Association of San Francisco, 301 Battery Street, 3rd […]

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Empathy for LGBT Clients and Their Spouses presented by Charles Spiegel, JD and Lissa Rapoport, JD

A presentation created by Dr. James Walton from Los Angeles which will include guided imagery and discussion. ON: WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 AT: Finley Community Center, 2060 W. College Avenue, Santa Rosa TIME: Light Fare Social 5:00 – 5:30 pm PROGRAM: 5:30 – 6:45 pm PROGRAM FEE: $35.00 which includes Lite Fare; MCLE/BBS Credits will […]

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Our Family Coalition- Registering/Marrying with Heart and Smarts– Oct. 2 (Oakland)

Tuesday October 2nd, 6:00 PM at Bananas in Oakland. This workshop will address critical questions each couple should address before marriage and beyond. For more information about this workshop please follow link: http://ourfamily.org/event/registeringmarrying-heart-and-smarts To registration please follow link: https://www.z2systems.com/np/clients/ourfamily/eventRegistrati on.jsp?event=26%20

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Adoption Connection- Adoptive Parent Workshop– Oct. 15, 2012

Monday, October 15th, 07:00 PM- 09:00 PM in San Francisco Learn more about LGBTQ-specific issues that may arise in the adoption process and in adoptive parenting. Attorney Charles Spiegel presents at this workshop. To learn more about this workshop please follow link: http://www.adoptionconnection.org/workshop-list.php For  Registration please follow link:                 […]

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  • Contact Charles Spiegel

    Main Office and Mailing Address: 1102 Sanchez St
    San Francisco, CA 94114

    (415) 644-4555 CharlesSpiegelLaw@gmail.com

    Also Seeing Clients:
    at 870 Market St., S.F., Ca.
    and in Montclair (Oakland)
    and in Orinda.

    LinkedIn Profile

  • About Charles Spiegel

    Charlie Spiegel's San Francisco practice includes prenuptial planning, divorce and custody mediation, adoption, surrogacy and real estate matters. Charlie served as Co-Chair of the National Board of Lambda Legal, and was a founding Executive Director of Our Family, the bay area's LGBT family organization. He served on the Board of Directors for KidsTurn.org and Collaborative Practice California; and and now serves on the Board of CP-SF.com.

    Charlie has had 20 years of wide experience in real estate since graduating New York University School of Law with honors, He received a Fammy award from San Francisco's Jewish Family & Children's Services in 2009 for his advocacy for families. He has lived and raised his family in the SF Bay Area since just before the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.