Milo Primeaux, Esq. (he/him) is a queer transgender person, LGBTQ civil rights attorney, and CEO of Just Roots Consulting, a social enterprise dedicated to building up LGBTQ excellence across industries and institutions nationwide. Previously, Milo led the LGBTQ Rights Project at Empire Justice Center in Rochester, NY, and served as an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow at Whitman-Walker Health in Washington, DC. He has provided direct legal services to hundreds of low-income LGBTQ people, focusing especially on transgender name changes and LGBTQ-based discrimination in employment, education, healthcare, and places of public accommodation. He’s trained well over 3,000 attorneys and judges to respectfully and competently serve LGBTQ people and has equipped LGBTQ communities nationwide to exercise their legal rights under state and federal law. He works closely with state administrative agencies, legislators, and policymakers to ensure that the law works for all LGBTQ New Yorkers. Milo currently serves on the Richard C. Failla LGBTQ Judicial Commission of the New York Courts, chairs the Monroe County Bar Association’s LGBTQ Committee, and is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s LGBTQ Section. He is a graduate of the Ohio State University and the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law.
From Kimball to the Failla Commission: New York State Unified Court System as Case Study