News and Events

AAAA Annual Conference – Denver, CO – May 4-7, 2016

The American Academy of Adoption Attorneys Annual Conference will be held at the The Brown Palace Hotel in Denver Colorado in May 2016. The topics will include International Adoptions, Lobbying, the Digital Era, Second Hand Adoptions, etc. As always, this year’s agenda provides many exciting learning opportunities.

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September 22, 2016 – Adoption Disruptions and Secondary Placements: Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together to Move On

Denise Bierly, Esquire, will present a training, with Trish Hackman and Steve Petrucci, titled “Adoption Disruptions and Secondary Placements: Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together to Move On” on September 22, 2016 at the annual National Council For Adoption conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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September 22, 2016 – Advocating for Adoptions at Federal Level: Congress & Administrative Agencies

Denise Bierly, Esquire, will present a training, with Megan Lestino, titled ” Advocating for Adoptions at Federal Level: Congress & Administrative Agencies” on September 22, 2016 at the annual National Council For Adoption Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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April 28, 2016 – International Adoption Strategy Group Meeting

Denise Bierly is pleased to attend the International Adoption Strategy Group meeting at Harvard Law School on April 28, 2016. The meeting participants will discuss how to streamline International Adoptions, among other topics.

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March 31, 2016 – Domestic Adoption Law Night

Denise Bierly, Esquire, is honored to be speaking Domestic Adoption Law at the Open Arms event on March 31, 2015. The event is located at JFCS in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 31, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  Please visit http://www.openarmsadoption.net/events/2016/03/31/life-long-learning-institute-workshops/domestic-adoption-law-night/ for more information and to register.

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Bobbie Rabuck accepted as Fellow in the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys

Bobbie Rabuck has been accepted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys (AAAA)! AAAA consists of approximately 340 attorneys nationwide who have distinguished themselves in the field of adoption. To become an Academy Fellow, an attorney must act as lead counsel in at least 50 adoption proceedings, including 10 interstate (ICPC) placements. […]

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October 17 – 21, 2015 – American Society for Reproductive Medicine – Annual Meeting

ASRM is devoted to advancing knowledge in reproductive medicine. The American Society for Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting will cover the latest in reproductive care from top experts in reproductive medicine.

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American Academy of Adoption Attorneys Fall Conference – October 2015

Denise M. Bierly, Esquire and Bobbie L. Rabuck, Esquire will be attending AAAA’s Mid-Year Conference in Chicago, Illinois on October 4, 2015 through October 6, 2015. This conference will focus exclusively on assisted reproductive technology law, including CLE’s on Same Sex Parentage Updates, Medical Advances in Assisted Reproduction, ART 101, etc.

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Webinar – Adoption Costs-What to Expect and How to Meet Them – September 24, 2015

Denise M. Bierly, Esquire, and Sue Orban discuss domestic, foster and international adoption costs and funding strategies.

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Eleventh Annual Change a Lifetime Event – May 5, 2015 at 12:15 p.m.

Bobbie Rabuck and Denise Bierly look forward to attending the Eleventh Annual Change a Lifetime event arranged by Centre County Children and Youth. This even is aimed at raising awareness of the needs of children in the foster care system and to thank local foster parents for their critical role in their foster children’s lives.

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