Amira has been called “a lawyer with heart.” In addition to being thorough, efficient, and detail oriented, she cares about every one of her clients and making sure that they are getting what they need when they walk out of her door. Amira has chosen family representing all ends of the LGBT spectrum, giving her a deeper understanding of the special needs that may be involved for LGBT families. Additionally, she is currently the Jim Kepner Law and Policy Fellow for the Williams Institute, where she does research and publishes reports on LGBT law and policy, including discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, family law issues for transgender parents and children, and the legal needs of people living with HIV.
Family Formation Law
The Law Office of Amira Hasenbush
Guardianships, Name and Gender Changes, Parentage Orders, Private Adoption, Sperm Donor Agreements, Surrogacy
The California State Bar; The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
National LGBT Bar Association Family Law Institute; American Bar Association Assisted Reproductive Technologies Committee; Society for Ethics for Egg Donation and Surrogacy
J.D. - UCLA School of Law, 2013; M.P.H. - UCLA School of Public Health, 2011; B.A. - University of California, Berkeley, 2006.