Webinars for Purchase

Webinars Listed here may be purchased by downloading the PDF form attached HERE.

How to Start or Build an ARTS Practice and Sensible ART Contract Drafting 

Presenter - Colleen Quinn
This webinar is intended for any Academy fellows who are trying to expand their adoption practice into ART and/or need sensible ART contract drafting tips or for any fellow trying to get in last minute Academy sponsored CLEs. $149

Federal & International Adoption & ART Legislative Update

Presenters - Emily Dudak Taylor and Denise Bierly. 
A seminar outlining what is happening legislatively at both the federal and international level in the areas of adoption and assisted reproductive technology law. $149

LGBT Adoption & ART Update 2014

Presenters - Debra Guston, Deborah Wald & Elizabeth Schwartz
With the increasing number of marriage equality states; the decision in US v. Windsor requiring the federal government to recognize same sex marriages and pending litigation trending in favor of marriage equality, April's webinar will focus on the impact of marriage equality on adoption and ART law affecting LGBT clients. We will explore why gay and lesbian parents still have to adopt their own children; what are the risks of using ART in the US and overseas for gay men seeking to have their own children; and what impact does marriage equality have on the adoption process. $149

Client Money in ART Practice

Presenter - Margaret Swain The webinar will address money management in the adoption and ART law practices. It will include a primer on retainers, IOLTA accounts and oversight, payments from escrow accounts, and billing. Mismanagement of client funds and billing issues top the list of complaints filed against attorneys. Incorporating safeguards and fair practices is essential to the smooth operation of your law practice. $149

What Every Social Worker Should Know About the Indian Child Welfare Act
(hosted by Agency Committee)

Presenters - Jay McCarthy, Laurie Shelton & Mark Fiddler A seminar for social workers, attorneys and adoption agencies providing instruction on determining when ICWA applies, understanding ICWA procedures and recognizing red flags that could put an adoptive placement at risk. $25

The Medical Side of ART: Important Terms, Guidelines & Available Resources Every ART Practitioner Should Know 

Presenters - John and Lisa Rinehart This seminar is critical for every ART practitioner - whether very experienced or just starting out. There are a plethora of resources out there that you can use and provide to your clients - and there are various guidelines that are a must to know. Listen to two very experienced ART professionals discuss the medical-legal overlap and share with you important ART materials. $149

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status: What Adoption & Family Law Attorneys Need To Know & How They Can Help

Presenters - Karen Law and Emily Dudak Taylor Immigration and adoption attorneys, Karen Law and Emily Dudak Taylor, will lead a presentation of the fundamentals of Special Immigrant Juvenile Status ("SIJS") for non-immigration attorneys. More advanced SIJS topics will include "similar basis under state law" cases, "one parent" cases, children with criminal records, interplay of SIJS and adoption, notice to birth parents and foreign governments, and defensive SIJS petitions when the child is in removal proceedings. Karen and Emily will also discuss how adoption and family law attorneys can help with the "unaccompanied child" crisis currently being covered in the news. $25

Webinars Listed here may be purchased by downloading the PDF form attached HERE.